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.
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.
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.
Cassandra Graham, Senior Tax Manager at Bates Weston, considers the use of tax planning in attracting and keeping people who are driven to grow your business, in particular the use of tailored share incentive schemes.