Tax

Tax / NHS could pay doctors pension tax ahead of hectic winter

Doctors have been promised their tax bills for higher rate pension relief could be covered by the NHS in efforts to get them working overtime shifts

Tax / Wealth series: divorce and financial planning – part 2

Divorce is never easy but splitting the financial assets can be tough. Melanie Wotherspoon ACA, client development director at Rathbone Investment Management, provides tips and advice on how accountants can help clients facing divorce

Tax / Q&A: VAT myth buster

In our regular Q&A series from Croner Taxwise, Hilary Budd is myth busting five VAT questions from taxable turnover for Making Tax Digital to input tax on electric vehicles

Tax / Conservatives will not cut corporation tax rate to 17%

Boris Johnson has told the CBI Conference that the Conservatives will not cut the current corporation tax rate from 19% as set out in the Budget

Tax / HMRC cleaners plan strike action on Merseyside

Members of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) employed by ISS to clean HMRC offices on Merseyside are due to take six days of strike action over pay

Tax / Dividends and distributable profits: part 7

In the seventh of eight articles investigating the detail of dividends and distributions, Croner-i tax and accounting writer David Duvall focuses on unlawful distributions and charity subsidiaries

Tax / MEPs plan clampdown on online platforms to close €5bn VAT gap

European lawmakers are set to tighten rules for large online platforms such as Amazon and eBay to recover billions in lost VAT from sales through their sites

Tax / HMRC urges taxpayers affected by flood to get in touch

Business owners affected by flooding should contact HMRC’s Business Payment Support Service (BPPS) for help with tax problems, while BEIS is offering help through business recovery grants

Tax / Rangers EBT tax bill was inflated by HMRC

Two years after the Supreme Court decision on the employee benefit trusts (EBT) dispute over unpaid tax by the old Rangers Football Club (Rangers oldco), HMRC has slashed the tax due by £26m from the original £90m bill

Tax / UK taxes highest since 1950s

Taxes are high by historical standards accounting for over a third of GDP at 34.4%, increasing almost 7% from the 1950s

Tax / KPMG signs deal with R&D specialist Axillium

Big Four firm KPMG has signed an agreement with a specialist research, innovation and investment agency Axillium to support clients access research and development (R&D) grants

Tax / Property rental tax compliance essentials

Emma Rawson, technical officer at the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) explores how the rent a room scheme and property income allowance affect rental income for residential landlords and property owners

Tax / Vodafone hit by 'excessive' taxes on Indian business

Vodafone is warning that it may review its India business if it is not able to resolve outstanding regulatory issues with the Indian authorities

Tax / Tax traps for Londoners renting over Christmas

Homeowners in central London could earn more than the cost of Christmas through renting in December, but there are tax risks for exceeding the rent a room scheme thresholds

Tax / Rising self employment erodes income tax take

The amount of income tax being paid is declining in every region of the UK as a growing proportion of the workforce becomes self employed
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