A round up of our latest blogs, commentary or office news. Get in touch if you need more details on any of the topics covered.
Craig Simpson , Tax partner at Bates Weston, looks at the recommendations made by the OTS’ first report on the Capital Gains Tax review requested by the Chancellor.
Reminder of Local Restrictions Support Grant and Additional Restrictions Grant and status of application processes and contact details for local administering authorities.
The Chancellor has outlined his plans to protect the jobs and livelihoods of millions, as the country continues to try and manage the virus. Here is our summary.
A summary of the 5 additional Covid-19 restrictions announced by the Prime Minister today.
HMRC has begun writing to all VAT registered businesses currently trading with the EU, to explain the steps they need to take to prepare for the new trade arrangements from 1 January 2021.
Government has announced that businesses in England required to shut because of local lockdown interventions will now be able to claim a grant of up to £1,500 per property every three weeks.
Against a backdrop of rising Covid infections and a reduction in government support, will SMEs be able to survive cashflow pressures and Covid debt burdens? Much needed help may be on the way as the CBI and financial services sector call for change.
Outline of the Kickstart scheme, eligibility criteria and links to DWP contacts for employers who wish to take part following initial concerns that those offering less than 30 placements could not access information.
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.
We look at current government guidance on self-isolation on return to the UK and how employers should respond.
Claiming the second Self Employment Income Support Scheme Grant and understanding the term “adversely affected”.
Company cars and vans, when used privately by employees are treated differently for tax purposes, with vans generally treated more favourably than cars. We look at the grey area of multipurpose vehicles.
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.