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Overview of corporate tax changes

29 October 2018

This was a budget aimed at encouraging investment for the long term through tax measures for trading businesses investing in plant, equipment and trading premises. As expected, there will be targeted measures aimed at companies that generate value through user interaction – known as the ‘digital services tax’. These have been directed at very large businesses and was an expected measure. Great care will however be needed to ensure the legislation is fit for purpose.


22 November 2017

The big news was that the government will take steps to make sure digital multinationals pay their fair share of tax. The message is clear: if you’re going to operate in the UK, you’ll have to play by the rules. Other announcements focused on changes to R&D relief and the corporate indexation allowance. Find out what impact these updates will have.

Transforming taxation of the digital economy

22 November 2017

The Treasury seeks to tax based on revenues, rather than profit, for companies that operate in the digital economy.

Myth one: my company hasn't invented anything, so we can't claim

11 May 2017

Discover why R&D tax credits don’t just relate to brand new products and services. If you’ve taken an existing product and improved it in some way then challenge yourself to see if you can make a successful claim.

Measures affecting companies

08 March 2017

Overall, for most companies it will be business as usual following the Budget today, but with a clear message that doing business in the UK means playing ball strictly within the rules and paying the right amount of tax. The headline corporation tax rate is still on course to reduce to 17 per cent by 2020.


23 November 2016

There haven’t been any surprises regarding corporation tax in this Autumn Statement, moreover a confirmation of the previous changes that have been announced and were already expected.

Blunt instrument inflicts corporate pain

16 March 2016

A series of BEPS-related measures were announced to crackdown on multinational tax avoidance of which restrictions on interest deductibility are the most far reaching.

Business tax savings not quite as attractive

16 March 2016

The changes to business tax announced in the Budget were spun as being wholly positive for small businesses. There is undoubtedly some good news here, but what happens if you want to get your hands on the money? Suddenly things may not seem quite as sweet.

Substantial shareholdings exemption

16 March 2016

The government are consulting on the future of the substantial shareholding exemption.

Crackdown on international tax avoidance

16 March 2016

A series of BEPS-related measures were announced by the chancellor to crackdown on multinational tax avoidance