Taxation of self-funded work-related training

    Currently employees and self-employed individuals have access to relief against the costs of “work related training”. This is defined as training for an employee’s current employment or a related employment or a self-employed person maintaining or updating existing skills.
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    Tackling the Plastic Problem

    The Prime Minister launched a 25 year Environment Plan in January 2018 including a pledge to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste by 2042. Within the Spring Statement 2018 the Chancellor
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    MTD VAT pilot about to go live

    If the outcome of an HMRC poll question is anything to go by, a lot of work lies ahead trying to prepare clients for MTD. Is the VAT pilot a useful entry point? If not, what else can be done? We offer some practical tips.
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    Making tax fashionable

    From smart eyewear, smart watches, to smart footwear and smart clothing, this is the era of wearable and fashion tech. In this article we look at how the government’s R&D tax credit incentive is rewarding innovators.
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    Another line in the sand

    As previously announced at the Autumn Budget 2017, HMRC has launched a consultation with a view to extending the time limit to assess tax involving offshore income. The deadline for responses is 14 May 2018 with draft legislation expected this summer.
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