MANAGING VAT CASH FLOW IN UNCERTAIN TIMES 

 “Pay VAT as late as possible, recover VAT as early as possible.”  This is great mantra for right now. In these exceptional circumstances, how you manage your VAT position can often help to improve cash flow. From a few straightforward tweaks, to considering possible claims …

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YEAR-END TAX PLANNING: EXCEPTIONAL ADVICE. FOR EXCEPTIONAL TIMES

With the whole world cast into COVID-19 confusion, it’s refreshing to bring you our top tips on one of life’s eternal certainties: tax year-end.

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A BUDGET FOR BUSINESS?

How times flies. Since Rishi Sunak delivered his first Budget on 11 March, the world is now a completely different place.

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DOES TAKING PROFESSIONAL VAT ADVICE PROTECT YOU FROM A PENALTY?

Is a taxpayer protected from a penalty when they’ve taken professional tax advice? Two recent VAT cases have highlighted the Courts’ attitudes on this matter....
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HOW WILL BREXIT IMPACT VAT & YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN?

“Business as usual Jim, but not as we know it…” If you recognise this catchphrase, you’re probably old enough to remember the UK joining the...
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OUR TAX TEAM START 2020 AS THEY MEAN TO GO ON

Our tax team have made their 2020 growth ambitions crystal-clear, welcoming three high-profile new members, all with Big 4 backgrounds, just weeks into the decade....
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NEW CAP ON R&D TAX CREDITS FOR SMALL & MEDIUM COMPANIES

HMRC’s 2020 SME PAYE cap will stop the flow of fraudulent R&D tax relief claims. But could it affect your business too? The R&D tax...
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ANNUAL INVESTMENT ALLOWANCE (AIA) – GET IT WHILE YOU CAN

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is £1m per annum. The Chancellor announced that in the Budget on 29 October 2018. This ‘present’ does, however, come...
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ACT NOW BEFORE ENHANCED CAPITAL ALLOWANCES END

What is the Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) scheme? Enhanced Capital Allowances (ECA) were introduced in 2001 to encourage businesses to install energy efficient assets in...
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EU VAT QUICK FIXES

Do you move goods within the EU? Will you continue to do so post-Brexit? If the answer is “yes”, you need to make sure you’re...
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HOUSES OF MULTIPLE OCCUPATION LANDLORDS: DON’T MAKE TEVFIK’S MISTAKE

Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in the main aren’t eligible for capital allowances. But about 10 years ago some capital allowances “specialists” including Portal Tax...
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HMRC’S R&D TAX RELIEF CONTINUES TO RISE

Last week, HMRC published the latest Research and Development tax credit statistics for 2000-02 to 2017-18. So, what did it show? An upward trend Almost...
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