£1 elections may not take capital allowances off the table

The issue When a property is sold it is quite common for the vendor to insist on a £1 ‘section 198…

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Transfer pricing rules are no longer automatic for tax havens

The issue Generally transfer pricing rules only apply to UK companies which are in small or medium groups by reference to…

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Surrendering a final salary pension scheme could make sense

The Issue There is an ability for final salary pension scheme beneficiaries to convert their pensions into other types of scheme….

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Budget sting in the tail for research and development

The issue Apparently, HMRC identified £300m in frauds by ‘artificial corporate structures’ relating to research and development tax credit claims. Broadly,…

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Entrepreneurs’ relief withdrawn for alphabet shares?

The issue Before 29 October 2018 (budget day) it was fairly common knowledge that various conditions needed to be met for…

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Autumn Budget 2018

Autumn Budget 2018 In his Budget speech yesterday Philip Hammond marked the ‘ending of austerity’. It is fair to say that…

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Forsyth’s family gets a ‘Brucie bonus’

The issue It has widely been reported that Sir Bruce Forsyth’s will left all his estate to his wife to avoid…

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Guard against VAT on private school fees

The issue It is now being widely rumoured that VAT will be applied to public school fees, which is currently generally…

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SME R&D relief and private equity firms

The issue As mentioned in numerous previous tax bites, research and development (R&D) relief continues to be massively generous, particularly for…

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Are universal civil partnerships good for tax?

Following a June 2018 Supreme Court ruling allowing a mixed-sex couple to have a civil partnership, Prime Minister Theresa May has…

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