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More change for P11Ds

Rio Brookes-Gibbs

23 May 2018

With the 2017/18 tax year now over, it is time for employers to turn their attention to reporting the expenses and benefits that they have provided to their staff on forms P11D. The deadline for reporting to HMRC is 6 … Read More >>

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Some relief for ATED returns

Tim Collerton

25 April 2018

It’s Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return season, so if you either own or have a share in residential property, you may be preparing to file your return or relief claims for the year 2018/2019. The deadline for filing … Read More >>

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The Grand National: tax relief doesn’t fall at the first hurdle, even if your horse does

Gina Bartlett

23 April 2018

As per my previous blog, keeping up with the horse racing events calendar feels like part of my day job – and I get to enjoy a bit of down time too. Again, the Grand National got me thinking about the … Read More >>

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Inheritance tax: it’s time to give some thought to giving

Paul Hopper

19 April 2018

Last year, the Treasury collected more than £5 billion in inheritance tax, making it one of Britain’s highest streams of national income since the early 1980s. Rising property prices are dragging middle-class families into the IHT net and if you … Read More >>

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Requirement to Correct – time is running out

Peter Goodman

09 April 2018

Tougher penalties are about to kick in for anyone with undeclared offshore tax matters, as part of the Government’s new Requirement to Correct (RTC) legislation. Taxpayers are urged to get their tax affairs in order – before the 30 September … Read More >>

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If it looks like an elephant and it sounds like an elephant…

Ross Bartholomew

02 April 2018

In over 30 years advising on the finer points of VAT, I have encountered an endless variety of attempts to circumnavigate a common tax issue. Disaggregation, or the artificial separation of businesses, is where more than one entity is created … Read More >>

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Cheltenham: need to tax your winnings?

Gina Bartlett

26 March 2018

I am lucky enough to combine my passion for horses into my day job here at Wilkins Kennedy and I am pleased to say that one of my favourite professional hazards is keeping up with the recent Cheltenham races. It … Read More >>

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If you fail to (tax) plan, you are planning to…

Peter Jones

12 March 2018

The end of the tax year is quickly approaching and there are a number of ways you can make maximum use of valuable tax reliefs before the year end on 5 April.  Here are a few things to consider: Your … Read More >>

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Changing the way HMRC verify VAT refunds

Nicola Holmes

01 March 2018

It is well known that HMRC query large VAT repayment returns, generally prior to authorising the refund. This could be for a number of reasons, particularly if claims are larger than usual or if it is an unexpected refund. Queries … Read More >>

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Formula 1 technology and urban driving – who is leading the way?

Dave Hedges

22 February 2018

It has long been understood that Formula 1 has been a leader in accelerating motor technology on the track. Whilst this has helped increase speeds and the success and popularity of the sport, a clear and positive spin off has … Read More >>

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