Tax Matters

Crackdown on IR35

Personal Service Companies, where an individual forms a company to provide their expertise, are increasingly coming under the spotlight of HMRC. Tax Director Mary Tierney looks at developments.

Making Tax Digital - what you need to know

As you may know, the government believes that too many businesses struggle with getting their tax right, and ultimately this can result in lost tax revenue.

The new IHT residential nil rate band – something to think about

From April of this year, in addition to the normal nil rate band for inheritance tax purposes (£325k per person), we now have a further nil rate band to consider.

Changes to the Flat Rate VAT Scheme

As of 1st April 2017 if your business is registered for the flat rate scheme you will need to determine if you fall under the new rules announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in the Autumn Statement, which affect businesses with a low cost base.

Watch out, watch out, there’s a fraudster about

Our Jason Leach looks at the increasing risk of fraud for businesses

Autumn Statement Views

Mary Tierney's thoughts on the Autumn Statement

Thoughts before the Autumn Statement

Anti-avoidance, HMRC's moving goal posts and uncertainty...where next as we prepare for Brexit?

Bright Sparks

Mary Tierney looks at better options for company cars with a growing choice of electric vehicles appearing in the market.

Budget predictions

The views of our tax experts on what they expect to dominate the 2016 Budget.

Tax Update: Marriage Allowance

Transfer Personal Allowances between husband and wife or civil partner.