The final step in bringing a company to a legal end is when the company is dissolved. However, one of the important points to be aware of when doing so is that the dissolved company can no longer do
Post cessation receipts and payments
There are special rules for the taxation of post-cessation receipts and expenses after a trade has ceased. These provisions also apply to professions and vocations as they apply to trades.
Construction services and reverse charge
New VAT rules for building contractors and sub-contractors came into effect on 1 March 2021. The new rules make the supply of most construction services between construction or building businesses
Getting ready for Customs Declaration Service
The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) has been designed to modernise the process for completing customs declarations for businesses that import or export goods from the UK. A phased launch of the
130% tax relief for companies
Are you thinking of investing in new plant or other equipment? Remember that the super-deduction offering 130% first-year tax relief is available to companies until March 2023.
Expenses you can and cannot claim against property rents
If you are a landlord, it is important that you are aware of expenses you can and cannot claim from your rental income. As a rule, these expenses must be wholly and exclusively for the purposes of
Finding your National Insurance number
If you have lost or forgotten your National Insurance number you should try and locate the number on paperwork such as your tax return, payslip or P60. You can also login to your personal tax account
Who can use VAT annual accounting scheme
The VAT annual accounting scheme is open to most businesses with a turnover of up to £1,350,000 per year. The main benefits of the scheme include the requirement to file only one VAT return per year.
Goodwill and Corporation Tax
Goodwill is rarely mentioned in legislation. Most people would settle on a simple definition which would be based on the ‘extra’ value of a business over and above its tangible assets.
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IHT change of domicile
It is possible in certain circumstances for an individual to have two domiciles although this is unusual. There is a concept in the UK of deemed domicile, whereby any person who has been resident in
Décor and plant and machinery allowances
Capital Allowances are the deductions which allow businesses to secure tax relief for certain capital expenditure. Capital Allowances are available to sole traders, self-employed persons or
Further change to SEISS 5 legislation
HM Treasury has published a Correction Treasury Direction made under the Coronavirus Act 2020, section 76, which modifies and extends the effect of the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS).
When is a company dormant for tax purposes?
If a company has stopped trading and has no other income then the company is usually classed as dormant for Corporation Tax purposes.
A company is usually dormant for Corporation Tax if it:
VAT inclusive and exclusive prices
When identifying the amount of VAT charged, it is important to distinguish between VAT inclusive and VAT exclusive prices. A VAT inclusive price includes VAT at the prevailing rate.
When a VAT
Pub secures reduced tied rent and discounts
The Pubs Code Adjudicator is responsible for enforcing the statutory Pubs Code. The Pubs Code regulates the relationship between all pub companies owning 500 or more tied pubs in England and Wales and
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