Craig Simpson explains the concept of fiscal drag and its impact on the apparent tax reduction caused by the changes in National Insurance announced at the Autumn Statement 2023
The headlines from the Autumn Statement 2023 and a more detailed summary. Covers National Insurance, Capital allowances, Business rates and R & D.
Craig Simpson, Tax Partner at Bates Weston considers whether Income Tax will be cut in tomorrow’s Autumn Statement.
Is a major overhaul of Inheritance Tax on the way? Will the Chancellor abolish IHT, increase IHT thresholds, or reduce IHT rates in the Autumn Statement?
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.
Craig Simpson, Tax partner at Bates Weston explains how HMRC clearances work, and when and why you might need them.
Richard Coombs, tax partner at Bates Weston, uncovers the problems demergers are designed to fix. He explains how problems arise and why trying to resolve them using anything other than a demerger can often lead to significant tax charges.
Is the Government planning to overhaul Inheritance Tax. Speculation is rife.
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.