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.
In the third in our series of company tax planning articles, Cassandra Graham, Senior Tax Manager at Bates Weston looks at the use of merger, demerger and reorganisation as a tax planning tool.
The £40 million Green Recovery Challenge Fund announced yesterday will help charities and environmental organisations start work on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change.
From 30 June, more start ups and innovative firms will be able to apply for investment from the government’s Future Fund.
Amendments to the Finance Bill include treating coronavirus payments as taxable income, not disadvantaging those who came out of retirement or usually work abroad to help in the pandemic, treating Covid-19 as an exceptional circumstance for higher rate SDLT reclaims and encouraging Future Fund investors.
Simplified licensing process for outdoor seating for pubs, restaurants and cafes will allow them to use car parks and terraces as dining and drinking areas, under their existing seating licenses.
Which business sectors can reopen under Covid-19 Secure conditions from 4 July and if you can’t observe 2m social distancing, what 1m+ means.
The Government has published a code of practice for the commercial property sector, creating best practice for negotiating affordable mutually beneficial rental agreements. It was drawn up with the support of leading representative bodies from the sector.
Company tax planning is vital when choosing a business structure. Cassandra Graham, looks at the options as part of our 8 part company tax planning survival guide.
Company tax planning can be useful to recover cash from HMRC or to reduce the amount of tax you are expected to pay – both valuable outcomes in managing your cash flow position.
Our tax team have prepared a Bates Weston Company Tax Planning Guide to help you and your business get through the Covid-19 crisis and emerge, ready to respond to the challenges ahead.
Summary of the main changes planned for the furlough scheme, ahead of detailed guidance expected from the Government on 12 June
Planning to reclaim higher rate SDLT paid on your new home because you sold your old one within three years, but Covid-19 delayed your sale? Government announcement could help.