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
 
Vanessa Pearson
21st September 2016 Trading Medium

Sole Trader or Limited Company: Which business structure is best for you? The answer has implications beyond those relating to tax and depends on your situation. This decision has become even more crucial with the change of taxation of dividends from 2016/17 onwards. If you expect profits to exceed approximately £30k pa, it may be…

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Richard Alecock
31st August 2016 New Tax Administration Systems

Making Tax Digital (MTD) and BREXIT: Calls for more exemptions. The MTD consultation documents issued by HMRC on 15th August included an exemption from the proposals for quarterly digital reporting for small businesses and landlords with income below £10,000. This has prompted calls from interested parties for further concessions including an increase in the exemption…

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Philip Peters
10th August 2016 Distributions on a company winding-up

In the Budget earlier this year the Chancellor announced that there would be a new rule aimed at stopping tax avoidance when a limited company is wound up and funds are distributed to the shareholders. Where certain conditions are met, the distribution will be treated as income in the hands of the shareholders rather than…

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Paul Jefferson
16th June 2016 Flat Rate Sector

Contractors: Don’t pay too much flat rate VAT. Just three weeks ago it was reported that the VAT flat rate scheme guidance was flawed. The ATT had highlighted that HMRC’s practice was costing traders, as they were forced to pay more VAT to HMRC under the flat rate scheme than the law required. HMRC has…

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Barbara Nicholas
5th April 2016 Business Asset Roll-over Relief

HMRC: Roll-over on farm cottages. Are farm cottages owned by a farming company and occupied by farm workers business property for capital gains tax roll-over relief purposes? It was held in the case of Anderton v Lamb that property occupied by partners in a farming partnership were not. In order to qualify for relief, farm…

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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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