Business Tax

With the complexities of business tax, we understand that you will want to pay the minimum (correct) tax, returned to HMRC in the correct manner, before the submission deadline, with disclosure so as to minimise the risk of HMRC enquiry.

As well as this compliance, we also actively seek to identify means to reduce your business tax liabilities. 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
  • VAT

Our fully qualified team of Tax Advisors, offer up-to-date knowledge and experience of all aspects of corporate and other business taxation and can provide support to ensure that your business is fully compliant with all 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,
  • Compliance services undertaken with a view to identifying tax planning opportunities,
  • In house tax investigation insurance facility.
  • Expertise in HMRC tax enquiries, if any returns are challenged.

 

Our Tax Group Commentary on Business Tax Aspects of:

2021: Spring Budget

2020: Autumn Budget

2019: Autumn Budget

2018: Autumn Budget

2017: Spring Budget | Autumn 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.

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Latest Blogs in Business Tax
 
Jodie Pheby
16th August 2017 Common Tax Errors Landlords Make

  HMRC have a Let Property Campaign to try to encourage landlords who have not previously declared their taxable income and gains to come forward as soon as possible, in order to bring their tax affairs up to date. The let property campaign is aimed at individual landlords with residential property in the UK or…

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Jodie Pheby
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  HMRC’s latest Agent Update announces their plan to withdraw paper copies of the SA302 (for mortgage application purposes) for taxpayers whose self-assessment tax returns are submitted by an agent.  This will take effect from 4 September 2017. To date we have been calling HMRC in order to obtain a paper copy of a client’s…

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Barbara Nicholas
10th August 2017 HMRC scam alert

  A number of our clients have been on the receiving end of bogus calls/emails purporting to be from HMRC – either threatening legal action for unpaid taxes or offering refunds. Our experience is that these can be very well drafted and the telephone scams in particular have fooled a couple of our clients, one…

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Victoria Stokes
9th August 2017 HMRC genuine and phishing/bogus emails and calls

  HMRC have issued an update of their guidance on how to recognise genuine HMRC contact be it via email or text. HMRC also provide advice on what to do if you have received a phishing/bogus email related to HMRC, or you are not sure if it is genuine, you can read about how to…

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Victoria Stokes
11th July 2017 Simplifying corporation tax

The Office for Tax Simplification has published their recommendations on simplifying the corporation tax computation. This report sets out some significant steps towards creating a 21st-century corporation tax system in the UK, responding to calls from businesses of all sizes to make the calculation of corporation tax simpler, with fewer changes and more time to…

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Richard Alecock
10th July 2017 Pros and cons of using limited companies for buy to let properties

Following the announcement to cut tax relief for landlords from April 2017, setting up a limited company to purchase investment properties has been suggested as one way to ease the burden of tax. Whilst the legal transaction is essentially the same whether an individual or a company is purchasing the buy- to- let properties, there…

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Jeannette Hume
5th June 2017 R&D Claims: Is HMRC advance assurance a good idea?

In a bid to give companies more certainty over whether or not their R&D claim will be successful, HMRC introduced an advance assurance process in November 2015. If you pass this new test, HMRC will agree not to enquire into your R&D claims for the first 3 accounting periods of claiming this relief. So is…

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Amanda Newman
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For some clients making tax digital is now start to loom with them needing to commence quarterly returns in less than twelve months. With this in mind, they may be looking to set up new software programmes in preparation. But where do you start with the headings to use in your accounts? HMRC have stated…

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Paul Jefferson
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Several years ago changes were made to the H M Revenue & Customs policy regarding recovery of output VAT paid over but which hadn’t been received within 6 months of the due date.  Relief for the output VAT can now be obtained much more easily than under the historic process whereby notification was required to…

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Ian Piper
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