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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Downing Street bullish over talk of tax cuts

Adam Cramer
Aug 26,2016
Adam Cramer

The Government has defended its right to set tax rates following a warning from a European leader about “aggressive” cuts in Corporation Tax.

HMRC reform treatment of dwellings

Warren Baker
Aug 24,2016
Warren Baker

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has proposed a change in policy regarding the treatment of dwellings that have been formed from either the construction of new buildings, or from the conversion of non-residential buildings into a dwelling.

Lower league football clubs attract big money investors

Jamie Grossman
Aug 22,2016
Jamie Grossman

Investors are shying away from Premier League clubs in favour of smaller clubs in lower leagues, research suggests.

HMRC consultation lays out proposals to extend its penalty powers when tackling tax avoidance

Craig Nicholson
Aug 18,2016
Craig Nicholson

On 16 August, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) released a consultation document which outlines proposals to further extend its penalty powers when dealing with what it perceives as unacceptable tax avoidance.

Chancellor urged to consider expanding EIS and SEIS

Lee Davy-Martin
Aug 16,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

The Treasury is facing renewed calls to raise the ceiling of the tax reliefs available through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).

How do I set up a business in the UK?

Warren Baker
Aug 11,2016
Warren Baker

When setting up a business, navigating the formalities, rules and regulations could be enough to put you off.

Association joins calls for VAT reform

Adam Cramer
Aug 11,2016
Adam Cramer

An organisation which represents more than 200 publishing companies has urged the Government to seize the opportunity to adapt its VAT regime for the digital age.

Clash of interests over future of property taxes

Warren Baker
Aug 11,2016
Warren Baker

A number of UK local authorities, including South East England Councils (SEEC) are pushing for greater powers over property taxes to fund infrastructure, despite campaigners calling for dramatic cuts to stamp duty.

More than 100 claims made for Video Game Tax Relief last year

Lee Davy-Martin
Aug 9,2016
Lee Davy-Martin

The UK’s burgeoning video games industry claimed tax relief totalling £45million in the last financial year, it was recently revealed.

Big issues affecting small businesses

Warren Baker
Aug 8,2016
Warren Baker

The UK’s tax laws are changing all the time and while there are challenges keeping up-to-date with legislation for businesses of all sizes, it can be particularly overwhelming for smaller firms.


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