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.
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.
Importing from and exporting to the EU after a no deal Brexit
Richard Coombs, Tax Partner at Bates Weston comments on the Government’s announcement to review the loan charge and gives a reminder of the timescales
The VAT domestic reverse charge has been delayed. Use the time to understand and prepare for it if you are a VAT registered individual or business in the construction industry.
Getting your charity audit right generates public confidence. Understand whether your charity needs an audit and make sure your auditors are qualified and experienced in auditing charities.
HMRC taking 90 days instead of 28 to process R & D tax credit claims, but hope to be up to date by the end of September.
Inheritance Tax planning after death is both possible and effective using a deed of variation to a will within 2 years of date of death
Private Residence Relief changes from April 2020. Understand the capital gains tax implications when you sell your home.
If you hope to qualify for Entrepreneurs' Relief, it is vital that you plan ahead according to Cassandra Graham, part of the tax team at Bates Weston. Cassandra has been looking at HMRC's 2017-2018 statistics for Capital Gains Tax and one of the bullet points on...
The relevance of signing a section 431 election and the tax consequences when shares are acquired by employees.
We look at the issues currently affecting clients in the Charities sector.
If you are in the packaging industry, are a pack filler, brand owner or retailer, you may be interested in the summary of responses to the “Plastic Packaging Tax” consultation, published this month.
HMRC has decided to dispel some of the myths it believes surround Making Tax Digital for VAT. Among the myths they are challenging is that businesses don't know MTD is happening or what to do. They maintain that more than 80% of businesses had already started to make...