VAT treatment of payment to exercise break clause
There has been considerable uncertainty in property related matters regarding payments related to property which have traditionally been regarded as outside the scope of VAT, most notably in the case of dilapidations.
IR35: more government departments facing significant tax bills
It has recently been revealed that the Ministry of Justice and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs are facing combined tax bills of at least £121m.
£1bn in support for businesses impacted by Omicron
The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced on 21 December 2021 a series of measures to help businesses most affected by the Omicron variant.
HMRC One To Many Letters
Over the last couple of years HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have issued a number ‘One to Many’ communications, commonly known as ‘nudge letters’. Nudge letters are used to encourage taxpayers to review their tax affairs. The nudge letters issued to date have covered a wide range of topics including: Overseas income and gains CJRS, […]
Hybrid working arrangements
With the easing of restrictions and employees beginning their return to the workplace. We take this opportunity to look at some of the key considerations facing employers from an employment tax viewpoint.
At the start of the pandemic, many employees were required to start working at home. Consequently, HM Revenue & Customs (‘HMRC’) relaxed the rules relating to the working from home allowance and the ability for employers to reimburse employees for purchasing home office equipment.
Family investment companies: pros and cons
A family investment company (FIC) is a bespoke vehicle that can enable parents to pass wealth to the next generation while retaining a measure of control over the family assets.