Help for Households campaign

The new Chancellor, Nadhim Zahawi, has visited a school holiday club in London where he committed to continuing to help families with increases in the cost of living. The visit shone a light on the

CGT Rollover Relief

Business Asset Rollover Relief, usually referred to as ‘rollover relief’, is a valuable relief that allows for deferral of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on gains made when taxpayers sell or dispose of

IHT Business Relief

There are a number of reliefs available that can reduce liability to Inheritance Tax (IHT) when you inherit the estate of someone who has died. One of these reliefs is known as IHT Business Relief and

Incorporation relief

Where a taxpayer owns a business as a sole trader or in partnership, a capital gain will be deemed to arise if the business is converted into a company by reference to the market value of the business

Retaining tax return records

There are no set rules for the way in which you keep your tax records, but they are usually evidenced on paper, digitally or as part of a software program.

If you are keeping records used to complete

Claiming Employment Allowance

The Employment Allowance reduces an employer’s NIC liability. The current allowance is £5,000. An employer can claim less than the maximum if this covers or eliminates their total Class 1 NIC bill.

VAT and food supplies

HMRC’s VAT Notice 701/14: food explains what types of foods are zero rated and standard rated for VAT. The notice includes many examples of different food categories. The notice covers some general

Definitions of connected persons

The definition of a connected person for tax purposes can be complex and varies depending on the circumstances at hand. A statutory definition of “connected persons” for Capital Gains Tax

Employee ownership and involvement

There are many ways that employees can own a stake in their employer’s company. However, employee ownership usually refers to a situation where all employees of a business have a ‘significant and

Contacting HMRC by email

HMRC has published a new guidance titled ‘Corresponding with HMRC by email’. The guidance was published on 9 August 2022 and explains some of the risk factors associated with contacting HMRC in this