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May, 2022

UK Government’s unilateral move to change Northern Ireland protocol creates more uncertainty for businesses and risks further trade disruption with EU

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Alex Altmann 24 May 2022

UK Government’s unilateral move to change Northern Ireland protocol creates more uncertainty for businesses and risks further trade disruption with EU

The decision to introduce new domestic legislation that revises the Northern Ireland protocol would be a violation against international law.

Robert Salter 24 May 2022

Reduction in overall rate of Income Tax would not help

Reports that the Government may reduce the overall rate of Income Tax by 1p does nothing to help the current cost of living crisis.

Marc Levy 24 May 2022

Inflation is forcing more companies into having audits which will cost more

As inflation increases, many companies which were previously small and did not require an audit will now fall into the audit regime.

Taxpayers who owe money to HMRC hit hard with higher interest but left short again with repayments 17 May 2022

Taxpayers who owe money to HMRC hit hard with higher interest but left short again with repayments

An increase on interest paid to HMRC for late payment of taxes will hit taxpayers and their bills could grow very quickly.

04 May 2022

Spotlight on… Employment Related Securities reporting

In this edition we look at ERS and the obligations you need to be aware of before the upcoming reporting deadline of 6 July 2022.

Top five global mobility tips for Chinese owned businesses in the UK 04 May 2022

Top five global mobility tips for Chinese owned businesses in the UK

How can Chinese fast-growing businesses expanding to the UK avoid certain global mobility and expatriate related traps? Winnie Cao explores the topic

Mark-Levitt 04 May 2022

The Rise of Family Investment Companies in Wealth Planning

Family Investment Companies have been gaining in popularity. In this article we explore why FICs can be an effective wealth planning tool.

Hey, what’s happened to my pay? 29 April 2022

Hey, what’s happened to my pay?

At the end of April 2022, people have looked at their payslips and wondered what has happened to the amount they receive after deductions

Employees who claimed home office tax relief during the pandemic could end up paying more tax this year 21 April 2022

Employees who claimed home office tax relief during the pandemic could end up paying more tax this year

Employees who have claimed for “Home Office Relief” should review their tax code to clarify whether HMRC have included the relief within their notice

Tax Q&A: Reliefs for cultural industries 13 April 2022

Tax Q&A: Reliefs for cultural industries

As so many sections of the economy attempt to recover, tax reliefs aimed at one of the worst-affected sectors, are coming into play

Tax Q&A: The tax position of small business owners 13 April 2022

Tax Q&A: The tax position of small business owners

The hike to the tax rate on dividends from April 2022 has dismayed some small business owners. What are the options for those affected?

Tax Q&A: Property and partners 13 April 2022

Tax Q&A: Property and partners

Taxation of income from property can be complex, particularly when owned by a couple. Here, Robert Salter breaks down how it works.