It was confirmed as part of the Spring Budget announcements that the Social investment tax relief (SITR) scheme will end as planned on 5 April 2023. New investments made on or after 6 April 2023 will
Properties not let at commercial rates
There are special rules where a property is let at less than a commercial rate or isn’t let on commercial terms. These rules also apply if a property is occupied rent free or at less than a commercial
Moving goods to and from Northern Ireland
There are special procedures for moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland. Under the Northern Ireland Protocol, all Northern Ireland businesses continue to have access to the whole UK market.
Five more tax avoidance schemes named by HMRC
HMRC has powers introduced in the Finance Act 2022 to name tax avoidance schemes and their promoters. Under this legislation HMRC can name avoidance scheme promoters, publish details of the way they
NI Trader Support Service extended
The Trader Support Service was designed to help businesses moving goods under the Northern Ireland Protocol after the Brexit transition period came to an end. Under the Northern Ireland Protocol, all
Goods sent from abroad
There are special rules to help ensure that goods sent from abroad are taxed appropriately and do not disadvantage UK businesses supplying goods in the UK. For example, by having to compete with VAT
HMRC’s shared workspace
HMRC’s Shared Workspace is a service that allows businesses and tax agents to share sensitive data, for example, accounts or employee information, with HMRC.
According to HMRC, the service allows
Overdrawn director’s loan account
An overdrawn director’s loan account is created when a director (or other close family member) ‘borrows’ money from their company. Many companies, particularly ‘close’ private companies, pay for
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
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