27 October 2020
This week's articles are 'Increasing risk of personal liability for directors of distressed companies', 'Tribunal blindsides HMRC in housebuilder VAT dispute', 'Simplifying tax claims, helping the taxpayer' and 'And finally … more nudges from HMRC'.
13 October 2020
This week's articles are 'The loan charge settlement saga continues', 'Government seeks views of producers and retailers on plans to reform alcohol duty', 'More needs to be done to help creatives', 'Including data and cloud costs would incentivise businesses to undertake more R&D', 'Yet another set of residency rules: SDLT surcharge for non-residents' and 'Could a hard Brexit see the introduction of a higher rate of VAT on luxury goods?'
06 October 2020
This week's articles are 'Employers using the CJRS at risk of underpaying holiday, notice and redundancy pay', 'HMRC to launch two new targeted nudge letter campaigns', 'Airbnb to provide information on renters’ income to HMRC', 'Thinking of moving to Scotland?' and 'Are aphrodisiacs ‘food’ for tax purposes?'.
29 September 2020
This week’s articles are ‘Is 30-day CGT reporting being missed by conveyancers?’, ‘Can public engagement with taxation help determine post-coronavirus tax policy?’, ‘Budgeting is never easy…’, ‘Businesses must take corporate tax crime more seriously, or risk criminal conviction and an unlimited fine’ and ‘More time to pay some taxes under latest Covid-19 Government measures.’
22 September 2020
This week’s articles are ‘Deferring CJRS payments with TTP: this time it’s personal (liability)’, ‘National Minimum Wage - rate freezes a possibility but enforcement still a priority’, ‘New VAT risk to property developers and local authorities’, ‘HMRC slips up in skating rink VAT appeal’ and ‘30 September is the deadline for reporting and paying the loan charge.’
08 September 2020
This week's articles are 'Grants to complete customs declarations after Brexit: will you be ready in time?', 'The CJRS corrections clock is ticking', 'Will the UK Government’s new tax on plastic packaging make a difference?', 'Northern Ireland: Government denies it is about to renege on its customs agreement with the EU' and 'When is a tax adviser not a tax adviser?'
02 September 2020
This week's articles are 'New £15 billion VAT refund scheme for NHS and central government could impact net funding and supporting businesses', 'Why are US figures used in the algorithm which calculates the UK tax gap?', and 'Will employers terminate their gig economy workforce first with no redundancy pay?'.
25 August 2020
This week's articles are 'R&D tax relief reforms risk stifling innovation in small firms', 'Who pays the tax bill anyway? Well-intended tax schemes often penalise consumers', 'Free money! Children’s Trust Funds begin to mature', and 'HMRC is back and focusing on people with offshore investments'.
18 August 2020
This week's articles are 'Is HMRC short-sighted in restoring Crown preference at a time when many SMEs and their lenders are already struggling?', 'Could employees committing furlough fraud top six million?', 'How to turn the SDLT holiday into a permanent income tax break', 'Action required by 29 August to benefit from VAT rate cut' and 'Last chance to make a SEISS claim'.
12 August 2020
This week's articles are ’Upper Tribunal confirms £1m VAT bill for essay-writing provider’, ‘Bitter fruit: will claiming a loan charge refund give HMRC a bigger bite of the tax cherry?’, ‘SDLT cuts in a pandemic: what’s happening?’ and ‘As more people set up home offices, what is the impact on their capital gains tax?’.