Are you lost over loss reliefs?

    Our Tax Advisory Manager, Katherine Ford, has written a guide called ‘Tax Losses’, in association with Claritax Books. It covers in detail income tax, capital gains tax and corporation tax losses, all illustrated with plenty of worked examples.
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    HMRC – the threat is real

    With 46% of HMRC staff dedicated to raising an additional record-breaking £28.9bn in tax revenue last year, compliance activity has become one of the biggest on-going threats facing SMEs.
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    The common misconception

    A paid out R&D claim does not mean an accepted claim. HMRC enquiries jeopardise both the tax credit and the client relationship when technical flaws are exposed.
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    Shrinking the estate, but at what cost?

    The transformation of HMRC into 13 regional hubs continues, but the National Audit Office casts doubt about the cost savings. The delay to Making Tax Digital for Business threatens the projected additional revenue promised in return for the transformation investment.
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    The inevitable MTD delay

    It had to happen. A constrictive timetable, a largely ignorant business population and an unexpected election result all contributed to MTD being postponed.
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    What's popular this month?

    A revenue-seeking HMRC pursuing professionals following incorporation, IHT enquiries rising sharply and gender pay feature in this month’s round up
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    A worthwhile wait

    Although introduced in 2013, it is only recently we have seen clients put their reservations aside, in order to make use of the attractive tax relief on offer via the Patent Box scheme.
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    Funding for SMEs

    We continue to secure grants for our SME clients including €1.9m for an electronics and software company to develop the next generation of their refrigeration monitoring and control system.
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