When will HMRC pull their finger out on ‘phoenixing rules’?

On 25 July HMRC amended their guidance on the much maligned targeted anti-avoidance rule (or ‘TAAR’). When I heard this I…

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Company share purchase connection trap

Company purchase of own shares As anyone who has dipped their toes into the waters of tax will know, a purchase…

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The new improved Substantial Shareholdings Exemption

The Substantial Shareholdings Exemption (‘SSE’) was introduced in 2002 as part of the government’s drive to make the UK a better…

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Take care when mixing EIS with EMI

EMI schemes Incentivising key employees by giving them an equity interest in the company not only makes sense from a motivational…

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Watch out for long warranty periods in deals!

The issue Nearly all business sales will include warranties. A warranty broadly means that a seller states that something is or…

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Capital allowances on websites

The issue Website costs can be significant and are often capitalised in a company’s accounts. Traditionally HMRC has viewed such capital…

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An Entrepreneurs’ Relief muddle … resolved

Conflicting tax cases In May we highlighted two Tribunal decisions which looked into the issue of whether certain types of share…

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What a relief for investors!

Announced in last year’s Budget, Investors’ Relief (‘IR’) is a new relief available to shareholders who sell shares of unlisted companies….

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When to join the section 169 Q(ueue)

“It would be no exaggeration to say that Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) has been the most valuable tax relief in recent times.”…

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No tax clarity on liquidations – therefore sell!

The issue We have been eagerly awaiting clarity from HMRC on the ‘new’ targeted anti-avoidance rules in relation to the tax…

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