UK R&D criteria to be tightened in system overhaul

Business UK R&D criteria to be tightened in system overhaul

6m Sam Alberti

UK R&D criteria to be tightened in system overhaul

New government proposals see scope widen in some areas but narrow in others Read More...

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Accounting watchdog fines Laura Ashley auditor over “serious” breaches

Administration Accounting watchdog fines Laura Ashley auditor over “serious” breaches

7m Rebecca Whittaker

Accounting watchdog fines Laura Ashley auditor ove...

UHY Hacker Young and audit engagement partner Martin Jones face fines of more than £300,00 following Laura Ashley audit breaches. Read More...

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The trials of residential property reporting

Personal Tax The trials of residential property reporting

7m Helen Thornley, ATT Technical Officer

The trials of residential property reporting

It’s been over two years since the introduction of so called ’60-day’ (originally 30-day) reporting. These rules represent a major change in the natur...

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How super is the super-deduction?

Business How super is the super-deduction?

7m Natasha Spicer

How super is the super-deduction?

Regardless of how effective the super-deduction has been in incentivising investment and boosting productivity, economists and tax professionals alike...

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Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

ESG Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your clients

8m Institute of Financial Accountants

Plastic Packaging Tax: Applying it for your client...

With the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) having come into force on April 1, affecting manufacturers and plastic packaging importers, John Edwards, CEO of ...

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Accounting firms could “lose credibility” from MSC crackdown

Business Accounting firms could “lose credibility” from MSC crackdown

8m Sam Alberti

Accounting firms could “lose credibility” from MSC...

Accountants with contractor clients must take practical steps in an attempt to fly under HMRC’s radar Read More...

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UK will lose world-leading corporation tax status with impending hike, study finds

Corporate Tax UK will lose world-leading corporation tax status with impending hike, study finds

8m Sam Alberti

UK will lose world-leading corporation tax status ...

The “dramatic” increase may spur similar action in other jurisdictions, according to one expert Read More...

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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

9m 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

10m 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?

10m 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

10m 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”

10m 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

10m 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

10m 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

10m 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

11m 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

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

11m 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

11m 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

11m 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

12m 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

12m 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

12m 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

1y 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

1y 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

1y 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

1y 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

1y 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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