Charity Trustees Quiz

Posted on 26th Sep 2023

The Charity Commission has launched the next phase of its trustee campaign which aims to increase charity trustees’ knowledge and drive a positive change in charities’ governance. The campaign encourages trustees to check what they know about their duties and aims to increase their awareness...[more]

Repairs or replacement of business assets

Posted on 21st Sep 2023

The term 'capital allowances' is used to describe the allowances available to businesses to secure tax relief for certain capital expenditure. The rules that govern the purchase of capital equipment such as computer equipment, vehicles and machinery by businesses are different to those for day...[more]

No gain - no loss transfers in groups of companies

Posted on 21st Sep 2023

There are special rules concerning the transfer of assets in groups of companies. In most cases, this means that where assets are moved around group companies, there are no immediate capital gains consequences. This effectively allows for a tax neutral, no gain – no loss...[more]

Utilising Capital Gains Tax losses

Posted on 21st Sep 2023

Usually, if you sell an asset for less than you paid for it you would make a capital loss. As a general rule, if the asset would have been liable to CGT had a gain taken place, then the loss should be an allowable deduction. ...[more]

Tax on incentive rewards

Posted on 21st Sep 2023

Companies may use incentive award schemes to encourage their employees in various ways. For example, to sell more of their own goods and services. The award can be in forms including cash, vouchers or other gifts. Where an employer meets the tax payable on a...[more]

Activities subject to the scope of VAT

Posted on 21st Sep 2023

There are a number of conditions that must be satisfied for an activity to be within the scope of UK VAT. An activity will fall within the scope of VAT when all the following conditions are met: it is done for consideration; it is a...[more]

Change to Company Accounts filing

Posted on 21st Sep 2023

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill has completed its initial journey through the House of Commons and the House of Lords and is now at the stage known as, consideration of amendments. This is where the second House’s amendments are considered, and the Bill...[more]

Changes afoot at Companies House

Posted on 19th Sep 2023

Due to new legislation working its way through Parliament, Companies House will be making a number of significant changes. In a recent blog post, they made the following announcement: We’re approaching a pivotal moment in the history of Companies House. This legislation, The Economic Crime...[more]

Autumn Statement 2023

Posted on 14th Sep 2023

The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has announced that he will deliver his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday, 22 November 2023. This move would imply that the annual Budget will not take place until the spring of 2024. The Autumn Statement is used...[more]

What is a trust?

Posted on 14th Sep 2023

A trust is an obligation that binds a trustee, an individual or a company, to deal with assets such as land, money and shares which form part of the trust. The person who places assets into a trust is known as a settlor and the trust...[more]

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