Tax / One week until ‘gloves off’ HMRC furlough investigations

It's only one week until the end of the 90 day period (Tuesday 20 October) for individuals and businesses to disclose incorrect furlough claims to HMRC, or risk HMRC probe

Tax / Q&A: temporary rate-reduction and multiple-dwellings relief

In our regular Q&A series, Croner Taxwise, tax advice consultant Roger Bradbury, explains how multiple dwellings relief would work in a purchase following the temporary stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rate changes

Tax / HMRC slips up in skating rink VAT appeal

A tribunal has ruled that children’s ice skates can be hired without VAT, even when included in a skating session package. RSM’s Sarah Halsted reviews the judges’ score

Tax / Quantum employment forcing tax and pay admin shift

The rise of the self-employed ‘quantum worker’, who takes on multiple assignments, demands a change in how businesses manage their payroll and tax management, says John Whelan, CEO of My Digital

Tax / HMRC warns university students over tax scams

As students return to university at the start of the new academic year, HMRC is highlighting that they could be targeted by a fresh wave of tax scams

Tax / Surrey’s stockbroker belt is UK income tax hotspot

The ‘stockbroker belt’ dominates the ranking of the UK’s top ten towns with the biggest income tax bills, with taxpayers in these areas paying triple the UK average, according to research by UHY Hacker Young

Tax / Self assessment ‘time to pay’ threshold raised to £30,000

HMRC has made it easier for self assessment taxpayers to pay the tax they owe incrementally on a monthly basis, by extending the threshold for ‘time to pay’ applications, as part of efforts to ease financial stresses cause by the pandemic

Tax / Year-end tax planning for companies - CPD module – NEW

This month's exclusive Accountancy Daily CPD module focuses on how to carry out an effective pre-year end review of the company’s tax affairs

Tax / VAT updates: October 2020

In this month’s round up of VAT cases, Graham Elliott considers compensation payments, charity advertising, legal fees and whether a houseboat is a building

Tax / Northern Ireland Trade Support Service goes live

The government is urging businesses to sign up to the new free-to-use Trader Support Service with fewer than 100 days until end of Transition period

Tax / Airbnb pays additional £1.8m UK tax

Airbnb UK paid an additional £1.8m in tax last year, following an HMRC investigation into the company’s UK tax arrangements

Tax / EU travel business VAT scheme fuels Brexit uncertainty

With the 31 December Brexit leaving date fast approaching, UK travel operators facing a complex and uncertainty future under the TOMS scheme, including the possibility of registering in all 27 remaining EU states says Sovos Accordance’s Alex Smith

Tax / Q&A: VAT implications of a successful hobby

In our regular Q&A series, Croner Taxwise explores the VAT implications for income earned relating to a hobby, for example prize money, participation fees and sponsorship

Tax / President Trump ‘paid no income tax’ for 11 years

Donald Trump paid just $750 (£581) in federal income tax the year he became US president, and made no payments in 11 other earlier years, according to US news media reports

Tax / Victory for Vodafone in Indian tax dispute

Vodafone has won a long-running tax case in India over some £2.4bn of tax imposed by the authorities there following the telecom giant’s acquisition of a local operator over a decade ago