Should you consider accelerating your business disposal to capture the current rates of Capital Gains Tax?
Understanding the dos and don’ts of demergers is vital. Demergers are complicated in terms of tax technical input, but done correctly the tax savings should significantly outweigh the costs.
Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, takes a look at Inheritance Tax Planning and the benefits of an Inheritance Tax Review – a topic no one likes to think about, but we really should.
HMRC are consulting on the tax treatment of Employee Ownership Trusts – an increasingly popular alternative to trade sale or Management Buy Out for business owners. Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston, considers HMRC’s proposals.
If you are a sole trader or partnership and your accounting year end is not 31 March or 5 April, you are going to be affected by a change in the way taxable business profits are calculated for a tax year.