Major spike in bogus R&D claims highlights ‘challenge’ for HMRC, experts say

Tax Major spike in bogus R&D claims highlights ‘challenge’ for HMRC, experts say

4w Sam Alberti

Major spike in bogus R&D claims highlights ‘challe...

Forthcoming government changes will seek to tighten the regime to foster a “new culture of enterprise” Read More...

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Shock tax bills part of HMRC plan to “kill” contracting

Tax Shock tax bills part of HMRC plan to “kill” contracting

1m Sam Alberti

Shock tax bills part of HMRC plan to “kill” contra...

HMRC’s latest compliance crackdown could set a damning precedent for the contracting industry, market participants say Read More...

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Online sales tax: A new tax for the digital age?

Corporate Tax Online sales tax: A new tax for the digital age?

1m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

Online sales tax: A new tax for the digital age?

ATT technical officer, Emma Rawson, looks at a recently published consultation considering whether the UK should introduce an online sales tax, and wh...

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UK accountant handed jail term in £160k tax fraud case

HMRC UK accountant handed jail term in £160k tax fraud case

2m Sam Alberti

UK accountant handed jail term in £160k tax fraud ...

The taxpayer’s trust was abused using accountancy knowledge and expertise, HMRC said Read More...

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Outsource your R&D tax relief services and “offload the risk”

Tax Outsource your R&D tax relief services and “offload the risk”

2m Sam Alberti

Outsource your R&D tax relief services and “offloa...

Firms should consider outsourcing R&D tax relief services to offload risk without sacrificing profit Read More...

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Q&A: Tilney Smith & Williamson on tax and cryptoassets

Tax Q&A: Tilney Smith & Williamson on tax and cryptoassets

2m Sam Alberti

Q&A: Tilney Smith & Williamson on tax and cryptoas...

Accountancy Age spoke with associate director of tax at Tilney Smith & Williamson, James Carn, who outlined the unruly cryptoasset tax landscape and w...

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Addressing the challenges of MTD for VAT

MTD Addressing the challenges of MTD for VAT

2m Prashant Ganti

Addressing the challenges of MTD for VAT

With Making Tax Digital for VAT changes due in April, Zoho’s Prashant Ganti discusses and addresses the challenges with these new measures Read More...

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Spring Statement: R&D tax credits to be reformed in the UK

Budget Spring Statement: R&D tax credits to be reformed in the UK

2m Sam Alberti

Spring Statement: R&D tax credits to be reformed i...

Widening the scope of the scheme will help the UK become a “science superpower”, according to Chancellor Rishi Sunak Read More...

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HMRC seeks views on changes to self-assessment registration

Personal Tax HMRC seeks views on changes to self-assessment registration

2m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

HMRC seeks views on changes to self-assessment reg...

Are taxpayers aware of their self-assessment obligations before they come to you? In a consultation due to close shortly, HMRC is looking at whether t...

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Spurious R&D claims an “unbelievable” drain on company resources

Tax Spurious R&D claims an “unbelievable” drain on company resources

3m Sam Alberti

Spurious R&D claims an “unbelievable” drain on com...

Abuse of the system will highlight the value of trustworthy advisers, according to one expert Read More...

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Accountants must “exercise vigilance” with cryptoassets, IFA warns

Tax Accountants must “exercise vigilance” with cryptoassets, IFA warns

3m Institute of Financial Accountants

Accountants must “exercise vigilance” with cryptoa...

John Edwards, CEO of the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA) addresses the issues as well as opportunities around cryptoassets, amid the need for...

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Be wary of penalties despite "welcome" self assessment deadline extension, experts say

Personal Tax Be wary of penalties despite "welcome" self assessment deadline extension, experts say

3m Maria Volpe

Be wary of penalties despite "welcome" self assess...

With just a matter of days to go, tax advisers offer a reminder of the applicable penalties and how to avoid them Read More...

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Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 reform impact

Business Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 reform impact

3m Sam Alberti

Contractors are “right to be fearful” of IR35 refo...

Most self-employed workers believe that IR35 is the biggest threat to their business in 2022, research suggests Read More...

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R&D tax relief: changes in the pipeline

Tax R&D tax relief: changes in the pipeline

3m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

R&D tax relief: changes in the pipeline

ATT technical officer, Emma Rawson, looks at proposed changes that could affect all companies claiming R&D tax relief from April 2023 Read More...

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Accountants must be “proactive” in crypto tax cases, experts warn

Tax Accountants must be “proactive” in crypto tax cases, experts warn

4m Sam Alberti

Accountants must be “proactive” in crypto tax case...

In the absence of legislation, HMRC is now attempting to regulate crypto exchanges Read More...

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HMRC considering shorter registration deadlines for sole traders and landlords

Personal Tax HMRC considering shorter registration deadlines for sole traders and landlords

5m Emma Rawson, ATT Technical Officer

HMRC considering shorter registration deadlines fo...

ATT technical officer, Emma Rawson, takes a look at HMRC’s new call for evidence which explores potential reforms to how and when individuals with pro...

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ATT welcomes extension of filing window for UK Property Reporting Service

Tax ATT welcomes extension of filing window for UK Property Reporting Service

6m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

ATT welcomes extension of filing window for UK Pro...

ATT technical officer, Helen Thornley, outlines key details from the underreported extension to the filing window for CGT liabilities to the UK Proper...

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ForrestBrown leads “landmark” R&D tribunal victory against HMRC

Legal ForrestBrown leads “landmark” R&D tribunal victory against HMRC

7m Sam Alberti

ForrestBrown leads “landmark” R&D tribunal victory...

The case is expected to lay a marker for SMEs in making future claims Read More...

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Call to prepare as HMRC ramp up investigations into R&D tax credits

Tax Call to prepare as HMRC ramp up investigations into R&D tax credits

7m Tom Lemmon

Call to prepare as HMRC ramp up investigations int...

Businesses must get ready for HMRC’s clampdown on “spurious claims”, according to Justine Dignam, director of incentives and reliefs at Markel Tax Rea...

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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

7m 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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Accountancy firms urged to help tackle umbrella company fraud

Tax Accountancy firms urged to help tackle umbrella company fraud

8m Rob Griffin

Accountancy firms urged to help tackle umbrella co...

Experts believe action plans are needed to tackle rising umbrella company fraud Read More...

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IFA calls for greater clarity of tax admin framework in HMRC consultation

Tax IFA calls for greater clarity of tax admin framework in HMRC consultation

8m Institute of Financial Accountants

IFA calls for greater clarity of tax admin framewo...

Greater clarity on the tax administration framework in HMRC consultation called for by the Institute of Financial Accountants Read More...

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Trust Registration Service opens for non-taxable trusts

Tax Trust Registration Service opens for non-taxable trusts

8m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

Trust Registration Service opens for non-taxable t...

Helen Thornley, technical officer at the Association of Taxation Technicians outlines the forthcoming changes Read More...

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IFA details its recommendations for OTS’ role in consultation response

Tax IFA details its recommendations for OTS’ role in consultation response

8m Institute of Financial Accountants

IFA details its recommendations for OTS’ role in c...

More powers, independence and transparency needed to advise government on simplifying UK tax system Read More...

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Social care levy has potential to stifle growth, experts warn

Tax Social care levy has potential to stifle growth, experts warn

8m Sam Alberti

Social care levy has potential to stifle growth, e...

Tax and business advisory experts have raised concerns over the UK government’s plans to raise national insurance contributions (NICs), arguing that t...

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Five tips for building a digital tax future

Accounting Software Five tips for building a digital tax future

9m Tax Systems

Five tips for building a digital tax future

Tax Systems’ chief innovation officer Russell Gammon outlines key findings from their latest survey, in partnership with Accountancy Age, and provides...

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MTD for income tax for landlords explained

MTD MTD for income tax for landlords explained

9m Sage | Sponsored

MTD for income tax for landlords explained

With the deadline on the horizon, accounting software provider Sage breaks down the complexities of MTD for Income Tax and how landlords could fall wi...

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