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Here are just some of the strategies our tax experts are sharing with you this month:

  • Loans To Participators – When Is A Repayment ‘Taxable’?

    James Bailey warns of HMRC’s approach to dealing with loans to participators such as shareholders. It is now becoming clear how HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are enforcing the new rules relating to repayment of loans to shareholders in...
  • Are Termination Payments Taxable?

    Sarah Laing looks at the tax implications of termination payments, and redundancy payments in particular. The term ‘termination payment’ is typically used as a generic summary for a lump sum payment, which is normally (but not invariably) made to an employee at the time the employment...
  • What Are VAT Repayment Inhibits And How Can They Affect Your Business?

    Andrew Needham highlights the operation of VAT repayment inhibits and outlines how they can impact on a business. A repayment inhibit is a ‘flag’ set on the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) VAT computer to suspend any payments due to a business that would normally be repaid...
  • How To Get Entrepreneurs’ Relief When Selling A Property Used By A Personal Company

    Chris Williams looks at how you can maximise the income benefits of owning your company’s trading premises without losing out on entrepreneurs’ relief. If you own a company and want to buy property for it to operate from, the obvious first choice may be for the company to buy it, so keeping everything...
  • Strategies For Private Company Shares To Avoid Inheritance Tax
    Tony Granger examines owning private company shares and the possible availability of business property relief to escape inheritance tax. There are many ways to own a business. Each has consequences for inheritance tax (IHT)...
  • Comings And Goings! ‘Split Year’ Treatment For Individuals Leaving And Arriving In The UK

    Malcolm Finney examines the tax treatment applicable when one is resident and non-resident in the same tax year. An individual’s residence status is determined under the recently introduced statutory residence...
  • Unhappy With HMRC?

    Sarah Bradford explains what action you can take if you are unhappy with the service provided by HM Revenue and Customs.Tax is an emotive subject and, unfortunately, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) do not always get it right. However, there are steps that you can take to...

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