IR35 changes delayed

It only took a worldwide pandemic, but the government agreed on the 17 March 2020 to delay the forthcoming changes to IR35. Read more

Budget tax changes: The good, bad, the indifferent!

The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered his first Budget speech on 11 March 2020. The Budget was understandably overshadowed by news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also... Read more

Contractors: Cautionary Tales

Business owners who are not directly involved in construction operations might be forgiven for thinking that they can safely ignore the construction industry scheme (CIS) rules, and any case law,... Read more

Capital gains tax: New rules will accelerate tax deadline for property sales

From 6 April 2020, the deadline for paying tax due on residential property gains will be effectively shortened for UK taxpayers. Capital gains tax is normally payable within 10-22 months from the... Read more

Entrepreneurs' relief: the end of an era or an error?

The title of this blog is deliberately ambiguous because it addresses a conundrum as old as capital gains tax itself: Read more

Stalin ate my homework: Reasonable excuse and the Self Assessment deadline

As the title of Alexei Sayle’s acclaimed autobiography reminds us, school teachers are used to feeble excuses. So is HMRC. Each year on its website, we are entertained by examples of excuses offered... Read more

The PAYE underpayment conundrum

The PAYE underpayment conundrum The recent case of Goldsmith looked at how HMRC collects PAYE underpayments, with some interesting points on when they can validly issue a notice to file a tax return. Read more

Loans to traders: There's no guarantee!

The number of capital loss relief claims made in respect of irrecoverable loans to businesses and guarantee payments has seemingly increased significantly since the commencement of the financial... Read more

Loan Charge Independent Review

Introduction This article was drafted a few days after the publication of the independent Loan Charge Review by Sir Amyas Morse. It is entirely possible that further information will come to light... Read more

New government, new pension fixes?

‘A number of workers, disproportionately women, who earn between £10,000 and £12,500 have been missing out on pension benefits because of a loophole affecting people with net pay pension schemes.... Read more

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