Local professional support

If from time to time, complex client issues stretch your resource or technical expertise, we can assist you. By keeping you up to date with the most important tax issues, we can help ensure that whatever questions your clients may ask, you will always have an answer.



Local professional support - May 2020

13 May 2020

This month's local professional support covers how coronavirus travel restrictions could affect your tax residence, coronavirus tax deferrals and employers with no PAYE online account may suffer delayed payment of vital furlough grant.

Local professional support - October 2019

05 October 2019

This month's local professional support covers the HMRC 'nudge' letters sent regarding residential property owned by overseas companies, the delay of the domestic reverse charge by the construction industry, and Government respecting the rule of law.

Local professional support - September 2019

03 September 2019

This month's local professional support covers the importance of documenting your lifetime giving, HMRC’s attempts to tackle VAT on credit notes, the annual HMRC report about the state of the UK economy and The Supreme Court ruling on a Scottish farmer’s VAT appeal.

Local professional support - August 2019

06 August 2019

This month's local professional support looks at taxes on electric cars, changes to employment allowance and the new tax treatment for low emission vehicles.

Local professional support - July 2019

06 July 2019

This month's local professional support looks at reverse charge changes for the construction industry, the updated inheritance tax toolkit and the reform of the R&D tax relief.

Local professional support - June 2019

01 June 2019

This month's local professional support looks at changes to the R&D tax relief system, a new report to tackle the ongoing social care crisis, MTD's new pilot scheme involving landlords and the tax exemption for employer-provided sporting and recreational facilities.

Local professional support - May 2019

10 May 2019

This month's local professional support includes Making Tax Digital: patience is a virtue, where does control lie in the battle over TV stars’ tax?, More friction not less: recovering VAT on goods entering the UK and Non-resident? Don’t be caught out by CGT.

Local professional support - March 2019

02 March 2019

This month’s local professional support looks at why HMRC is looking Down Under for loan charge settlements, HMRC’s latest ‘no-deal’ Brexit guidance, why Gift Aid is not a piece of cake and when is a dwelling not a dwelling?

Local professional support - February 2019

02 February 2019

This month's local professional support looks at the loan charge concession in the Finance Bill, tax legislation on holiday lets, HMRC's tax refund process, and business being bale to trade in the EU post-Brexit.

Local professional support - December 2018

30 November 2018

This month's local professional looks at HMRC's delay of making tax digital, securing inheritance tax on Business Property Relief, a change of approach relating to penalties in higher income child benefit charge cases, and the exclusion of small businesses from the IR35 reform for the private sector.

Local professional support - November 2018

02 November 2018

This month's local professional support looks at if HMRC is ready for making tax digital, tax relief plans for landlords and tenants, if an increase in stamp duty for non-UK residents would work, and if retrospective taxation can ever be justified.

Local professional support - October 2018

05 October 2018

This month's local professional support looks at topics for the forthcoming Autumn Budget, the possible reformation on entrepreneur's relief, National Isurance for the self-employed, and the tax on exceeding your pension lifetime allowance.

Local Professional Support - September 2018

01 September 2018

This month's local professional support looks at businesses reluctance to Making Tax Digital, the 'Airbnb tax', holiday home owners tax implications, and proposed changes to Entrepreneurs Relief.

Local Professional Support - August 2018

03 August 2018

This month's local professional support looks at income exaggeration to the Home Office, the penalties imposed by HMRC for understating income, proposals for early payment of tax, and tax abuse and insolvency.

Local Professional Support - July 2018

06 July 2018

This month's local professional support looks at contractor loans, the additional costs arising from post-Brexit customs changes, complexity in savings taxes, and HMRC showing a renewed interest in the salaried members rules.

Local professional support - June 2018

01 June 2018

This month's local professional support looks at overstating your tax liability, HMRC naming and shaming, Brexit putting the brakes on taxman's digital revolution, employees and employers bearing the brunt of increased liabilities on termination payments, and HMRC's handling of tax investigations under scrutiny.

Local professional support - May 2018

05 May 2018

This month's local professional support looks at IR35 rulings, the childcare voucher scheme, the myths of Making Tax Digital, and calculating capital gains tax (CGT).

Local professional support - April 2018

07 April 2018

This month’s local professional support update looks at how the IR35 case highlights an unfair balance of power, Spring Statement ushers in shift in UK tax base and clampdown on tax evasion, and has HMRC’s indecisiveness left taxpayers vulnerable to fraudsters?

Local professional support - March 2018

02 March 2018

This month's local professional support looks at HMRC's targeting of EIS investors, will HMRC's new penalty policy publicly name and shame, inheritance tax changes and could text messaging be more effective than traditional reminder letters?

Local professional support - February 2018

03 February 2018

This month's local professional support looks at changes to buy-to-let market, inheritance tax, HMRC's need to clarify penalty policy and cold times ahead with the freeze on indexation allowances for corporates.

Local professional support | Previous issues

01 April 2018

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