Phil is a tax director focussed on UK and international tax, with over 20 years’ experience, mainly within the Big 4 and in industry.
04 August 2020
For those who thought playing computer games was ‘a misspent youth’, the industry is now worth over £3.86bn. Video games producers have a number of ways to maximise tax relief but it’s complicated and lengthy. Ahead of Brexit there is opportunity to enhance, simplify and strengthen our top position.
Ainsley is a Director in our Employer Solutions group which specialises in employment tax and expatriate tax.
28 July 2020
While Mr Sunak’s desire to help the struggling high street is laudable, tax changes are notoriously ineffective at correcting market imbalances created by commercial pressures. Large-scale tax changes such as the business rates review and the imposition of an online sales tax also take far more time to implement than the Chancellor has at his disposal. We assess the possibilities and suggest a quick fix which the Chancellor could implement now.
14 July 2020
The Chancellor’s Summer Economic Statement delivered on 8 July included various measures to support hospitality and leisure businesses during the coronavirus emergency. They included a targeted temporary VAT cut for supplies of hospitality, hotel accommodation and admission to attractions.
Michael is a tax partner based in the Nottingham office. Michael works with corporate clients delivering commercial tax advice on international and domestic tax matters including; global tax compliance, overseas expansion, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, new developments in tax law, tax technology and governance, transfer pricing and tax accounting.
01 May 2020
The Government has announced that the application of the zero rate of VAT to supplies of 'digital publications' will be brought forward to 1 May.
01 May 2020
In response to the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the Government has announced that the application of the zero rate of VAT to supplies of 'digital publications' will be brought forward to 1 May.
21 April 2020
The Upper Tribunal has upheld claims from two leisure businesses that they had overpaid VAT on historic takings from certain types of gaming machines. This may lead to much-needed refunds for the sector, which was the first to suffer the financial pressures of the coronavirus shutdown.
Simon is a tax partner in our Nottingham office and Head of Tax for the East Midlands. Simon has over 20 years’ experience dealing with tax compliance and tax planning for businesses and their owners.