Exit date, sale to a third party, MBO, family successor, shareholder buyout – has your business exit planning been affected by Covid-19? As a business owner, your decisions have far reaching consequences for you and your dependents. Take them after exploring your options fully with professional tax advisors.
The importance of using professionally qualified tax advisers is recognised by the government and it may become a legal requirement for all advisers giving tax advice on a commercial basis to be a member of a professional body. Rest assured Bates Weston’s tax team are members of the CIOT and ICAEW.
In part 7 of our Tax Planning Guide series, Cassandra Graham, Senior Tax Manager at Bates Weston urges us to keep a watchful eye on trading status, as the tax implications are significant.
The legislative changes brought about by the independent review into the controversial loan charge received Royal Assent on 22 July and are therefore now law.
Cassandra Graham, Senior Tax Manager at Bates Weston looks at how director shareholders can pay themselves tax efficiently, given the fallout from Covid-19.
If you used a disguised remuneration scheme between the 6 April 1999 and 5 April 2016 and settled the tax due with HMRC between 16 March 2016 and 11 March 2020, you may be eligible for a refund or a waiver.