Sharp rise in R&D tax credit claims is cause for both optimism and concern, says industry experts

HMRC Sharp rise in R&D tax credit claims is cause for both optimism and concern, says industry experts

2m Sam Alberti

Sharp rise in R&D tax credit claims is cause for b...

While R&D investment promotes economic growth, fraudulent claims may be slipping through the net Read More...

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HMRC must "rebuild the trust" of taxpayers after Loan Charge failings

HMRC HMRC must "rebuild the trust" of taxpayers after Loan Charge failings

3m Sam Alberti

HMRC must "rebuild the trust" of taxpayers after L...

Government’s "misunderstanding" of how contracting works led to misinterpret "accidental" tax avoidance, critics say Read More...

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Will HMRC’s approach to enforcement set the tone for how struggling companies are treated?

Coronavirus Will HMRC’s approach to enforcement set the tone for how struggling companies are treated?

5m Richard Wolff

Will HMRC’s approach to enforcement set the tone f...

The manner in which HMRC decides to treat embattled businesses will play a significant role in the shaping the post-pandemic landscape once support me...

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ICAEW and ACCA slam “poor” HMRC performance

HMRC ICAEW and ACCA slam “poor” HMRC performance

6m Sam Alberti

ICAEW and ACCA slam “poor” HMRC performance

The watchdogs say that a lack of resources are to blame Read More...

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HMRC’s mini-umbrella company fraud crackdown sees similar approach to IR35

HMRC HMRC’s mini-umbrella company fraud crackdown sees similar approach to IR35

6m Aoife Morgan

HMRC’s mini-umbrella company fraud crackdown sees ...

Possible legislation would be like “trying to close a paper door against a herd of wild elephants” Read More...

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New residential property rules trip up vendors

HMRC New residential property rules trip up vendors

7m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

New residential property rules trip up vendors

Back in March 2020, written pre-pandemic, I warned AccountancyAge readers that UK residents disposing of UK residential property could be in for a sho...

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Biden’s capital gains tax reforms could boost HMRC revenues

HMRC Biden’s capital gains tax reforms could boost HMRC revenues

7m Aoife Morgan

Biden’s capital gains tax reforms could boost HMRC...

US President Joe Biden’s tax plans could incentivise US citizens based in the UK to disclose assets Read More...

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Businesses urged to check for furlough claim errors

Business Businesses urged to check for furlough claim errors

8m Aoife Morgan

Businesses urged to check for furlough claim error...

One in 10 mid-sized businesses found their initial furlough claims to be incorrect, according to new research Read More...

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Making the most of what you lost

Budget Making the most of what you lost

8m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Making the most of what you lost

The Budget 2021 and Finance Bill introduced new extended loss carry back for businesses, with ATT technical officer Emma Rawson outlining the new rule...

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Pre-population proposed to simplify tax

HMRC Pre-population proposed to simplify tax

8m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Pre-population proposed to simplify tax

By Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer Read More...

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Should you use your Phase 1 MTD software for Phase 2?

HMRC Should you use your Phase 1 MTD software for Phase 2?

9m Matt Lewis

Should you use your Phase 1 MTD software for Phase...

The tight timeframes we saw under Making Tax Digital (MTD) Phase 1 saw many businesses adopt a “compliance first” approach to MTD software. Focused on...

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MTD is coming to corporation tax

Corporate Tax MTD is coming to corporation tax

9m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

MTD is coming to corporation tax

Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer, outlines what Making Tax Digital (MTD) for corporation tax will mean for companies and their agents in practice Re...

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MTD: Time to get linked up

HMRC MTD: Time to get linked up

10m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

MTD: Time to get linked up

The final part of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT requirements becomes mandatory from April 2021 with the ending of the soft landing for digital ...

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IFA: Entities in dark over HMRC customer charter revamp

HMRC IFA: Entities in dark over HMRC customer charter revamp

12m Anne Davis | The Institute of Financial Accountants

IFA: Entities in dark over HMRC customer charter r...

HMRC has updated its customer charter. Here’s what it means for you and your clients Read More...

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What is HMRC’s guidance for extended furlough?

HMRC What is HMRC’s guidance for extended furlough?

1y Hannah Thomas

What is HMRC’s guidance for extended furlough?

On November 10, HMRC published full guidance on the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, also referred to as the Furlough Scheme, which has been...

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Furlough means furlough

Coronavirus Furlough means furlough

1y Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Furlough means furlough

After months of high-pressure number crunching in the face of evolving guidance, for agents and HMRC alike furlough means a lot of work, writes Helen ...

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Lack of UK government support is “prolonging the agony”

Coronavirus Lack of UK government support is “prolonging the agony”

1y Leanna Reeves

Lack of UK government support is “prolonging the a...

SMEs remain resilient, but further government support could be crucial Read More...

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SEISS extension – not business as usual

Business SEISS extension – not business as usual

1y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

SEISS extension – not business as usual

By Emma Rawson, Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) Read More...

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Workers face ‘grey areas’ when filing for WFH tax relief

HMRC Workers face ‘grey areas’ when filing for WFH tax relief

1y Jeremy Chan

Workers face ‘grey areas’ when filing for WFH tax ...

Tax managers warn of complexities in HMRC’s WFH tax allowances Read More...

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Self-employment income support: is it payback time?

Coronavirus Self-employment income support: is it payback time?

1y Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Self-employment income support: is it payback time...

Finance Act 2020 introduces a requirement for those who claimed amounts under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) to which they were not...

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Accountants initiate corporate finance discussion as VAT holiday ends

Business Accountants initiate corporate finance discussion as VAT holiday ends

1y Leanna Reeves

Accountants initiate corporate finance discussion ...

Businesses clamber for advice ahead of 2021 VAT tax bill Read More...

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Proving compliance

HMRC Proving compliance

1y Tax Systems

Proving compliance

By Jane Malkin, director of tax technology, Tax Systems Read More...

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Changes to VAT rules for online retailers to boost Exchequer’s revenue

HMRC Changes to VAT rules for online retailers to boost Exchequer’s revenue

1y Leanna Reeves

Changes to VAT rules for online retailers to boost...

New HMRC VAT rules could save UK billions Read More...

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HMRC to tackle CJRS fraud, but funds could already be lost

HMRC HMRC to tackle CJRS fraud, but funds could already be lost

1y Leanna Reeves

HMRC to tackle CJRS fraud, but funds could already...

HMRC’s draft legislation shows ambition to tackle furlough scheme frauds – but money overpaid to employers will likely be difficult to regain Read Mor...

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To pay or not to pay, what are the options for your upcoming tax bill?

HMRC To pay or not to pay, what are the options for your upcoming tax bill?

1y Wesleyan Bank | Sponsored

To pay or not to pay, what are the options for you...

Although the pandemic has brought significant changes to our professional and personal lives, some things remain constant. Unfortunately taxes are one...

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UK to lose top talent if start-up scheme is not amended

Business UK to lose top talent if start-up scheme is not amended

2y Leanna Reeves

UK to lose top talent if start-up scheme is not am...

Excluding US accelerator participants could be detrimental to UK’s competitive tech market Read More...

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Furlough scheme extended to October

Business Furlough scheme extended to October

2y Shannon Moyer

Furlough scheme extended to October

Furloughed staff will be able to return to part-time work, as scheme is extended to autumn Read More...

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