Business Tax

With the complex changes in UK and global tax we understand that every client is unique.

We seek to identify means to reduce your business tax liabilities with our knowledge of corporate business tax legislation and years of experience in various different industry sectors. We can advise on the best time for capital expenditure and help you reach your economic objectives through strategic financial planning.

 

We can offer support and advice regarding

  • Corporation Tax
  • Income Tax
  • Payroll Tax including PAYE and National Insurance Contributions
  • Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) Tax
  • IR35 Tax Rules
  • Stamp Duty and Stamp Duty Land Tax

Our fully qualified team of Tax Advisors, offer up-to-date knowledge and experience of all aspects of corporate and business taxation and can provide support to ensure that your business is fully compliant with all corporate tax requirements.

 

Why choose us?

  • Fully-qualified team of advisors
  • Tailored services shaped around the needs of your business
  • Dedicated Tax Group with experience across a wide range of industry sectors

 

Our Tax Group Commentary on Business Tax Aspects of:

2017: Spring Budget

2016: Autumn Statement | Spring Budget

2015: Autumn Statement | Summer Budget | Spring Budget

2014: Autumn Statement | Budget 

2013: Autumn Statement | Budget

2012: Autumn Statement | Budget

2011: Autumn Statement | Budget

 

Our Tax Group “A Brief Guide to...” Publications:

 

Get in touch with your local office and speak to one of our specialist advisers about our Business Tax services.



 
Latest Blogs in Business Tax
 
Jeannette Hume
13th January 2016 Corporate Tax Minimisation

Super Tax Reliefs: Claim both patent box and R&D relief? The answer to this question is yes and the combination of the two reliefs can be very valuable! We have a number of clients who are undertaking ongoing research and have already registered a patent on their earlier research. They are able to receive the…

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Amanda Newman
10th August 2015 Husband and Wife Tax Planning

Start-ups: Make use of your spouse’s tax allowances. There are a lot of costs surrounding setting up your own business, so saving tax is a big concern for most clients. This can be done in a number of ways, through ensuring you are claiming all your business expenses. However there is also the consideration of…

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Amanda Newman
24th January 2015 Delay Payment of VAT to HMRC

Requests for Payment If you supply goods, the taxpoint for accounting for VAT on these sales is the sooner of: The raising of a tax invoice, or Receipt of payment. To delay this taxpoint, it will usually, therefore, be beneficial, prior to dispatching goods, to raise a “Request for Payment”,  “Application” or “Proforma Invoice” instead…

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Jim Harrison
22nd December 2014 VAT Bench-Marking

Motor Vehicle Garages and Furniture Retailers: Beware VAT Margin-Benchmarking Have you received a letter from HM Revenue and Customs headed “transparent benchmarks”?. Around 7,500 businesses engaged in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles and in the retail sale of furniture are likely to receive these letters. The letters provide details of the anticipated relationships between…

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Andrew Winearls
3rd December 2013 International Tax

UK Tops World League Table of Business Tax Competitiveness. In Accountant KPMG’s 7th annual survey of where in the world is it best for a business to be based, the UK has scored highly, beating its usual rivals. When businesses were asked to name their top 3 most attractive countries from a tax perspective, the answers ranked: 65% –…

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Ian Piper
10th September 2013 Business Rates Relief

Higher Business Rates for Not for Profit Organisations within East Cambs District. Since March 2012, East Cambridgeshire District Council (ECDC) has been reviewing it’s policy on granting Discretionary Relief on business rates to give assistance to charitable and not for profit organisations that may have difficulty in paying their rates and are of benefit to the…

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Amanda Newman
6th August 2013 VAT Registration

Do I need to register for VAT? This is one of the many questions we hear from clients who have just started in business. The compulsory VAT registration threshold is currently £79,000. If you expect your annual turnover to exceed that threshold quickly, then you are probably best registering on day one. If not, and…

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Andrew Winearls
20th March 2013 Budget 2013 and Business Tax

The 2013 Budget has some good tax news for SME businesses: The new £2,000 Employment Allowance will help reduce the hidden employment cost that Employer’s NIC has now become. The continual gradual reduction in the main rate of corporation tax towards 20% will also lead to reductions in the marginal rate, which will help the SME’s that…

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Ian Piper
20th December 2012 Tax Planning

Most popular current tax strategies for SME businesses: Remuneration ‘Minimum’ salary, balance as dividends, to avoid NIC. Manage income below higher rate tax threshold, to avoid 40% income tax . Manager income below £100k, to avoid 60% income tax trap. Salary sacrifice with employer pension contributions, childcare vouchers and other non-taxable benefits in kind Business…

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Ian Piper
13th December 2012 R&D Tax Relief

Maximise R&D Tax Relief Claims. With the ability to now claim 225% tax relief on eligible costs, those making such R&D claims will need no convincing of the merits of including as much as possible within the claim. Areas, often over-looked, where this claim can be increased include: Claiming relief on all reimbursed expenses paid…

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