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 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 - December 2017

02 December 2017

This month's local professional support looks at what do do if you fear exposure in Paradise papers, more pain to come for buy-to-let landlords and their tenants and don't get caught out by tax evasion in the supply chain.

Local professional support - November 2017

04 November 2017

This month's local professional support looks at a tax on the Bank of Mum and Dad, a spotters guide to tax evaders, could tax relief changes cause the next property crash and HMRC computers strike back.

Local professional support - October 2017

07 October 2017

This month's local professional support looks at Making Tax Digital requirements for businesses, partnership taxation, taxation on company cars and the tax implications of post-holiday divorces.

Local professional support - September 2017

02 September 2017

This month's local professional support looks at catching the tax dodgers, rental income tax evasion, the unexpected tax bills for property 'flippers' and cutting IHT bills with the residence nil-band rate.

Local professional support - August 2017

12 August 2017

This month's local professional support looks at HMRC's rent-a-room scheme, new beneficial owner register requirements for trusts, the use of Facebook and how it could determine your grandchildren's tax status, and holiday lettings qualifying for business property relief.

Local professional support - July 2017

08 July 2017

This month’s local professional support update looks at changes in inheritance tax laws, recent HMRC system errors, the tax implication's of the Queen's speech and HMRC's guidance lacking clarity.

Local professional support - June 2017

10 June 2017

This month's local professional support looks at computers making tax return decisions, when incorporation sounds too good to be true for landlords, software glitches in Making Tax Digital, and why tax on reward current accounts have to be so taxing.

Local professional support - April 2017

08 April 2017

This month’s local professional support update looks at whether inheritance tax changes mean I should change my will? Dividend dis-allowance, and Up to £38,300 tax free - no questions asked.

Local professional support - March 2017

15 March 2017

This month’s local professional support update looks at how private landlords should not sleep walk into new tax rules, why HMRC is taking a harder line on penalties and year-end tax planning.

Local professional support - February 2017

07 February 2017

This month’s local professional support update looks at how tax penalties for deliberate errors rise six-fold, whether 2017 will be the year where the world gets serious about bank account secrecy, and what directors of distressed businesses need to know.

Local professional support - November 2016

02 November 2016

This month’s local professional support update looks at whether UK tax changes require tough life decisions for non-doms, a rethink on pensions contributions, and how you can manage the hidden risk of VAT.

Local professional support - October 2016

29 September 2016

Recently HMRC launched the new worldwide disclosure facility (WDF) relating to non-compliance by taxpayers in respect of their offshore interests.

Local professional support - August 2016

01 August 2016

This month’s local professional support update looks at how HMRC’s ‘careless’ approach fails to topple Mr Steady, how transparency is not a one way street, who will bear the brunt of any tax increases, and directors’ duties.

Local professional support - July 2016

01 July 2016

This month’s local professional support update looks at how business taxes could remain low whilst personal taxes could potentially rise after the referendum, HMRC's increasing trend towards penalties for 'deliberate' errors, how HMRC confirms to RSM it's 'business as usual' for routine tax planning, and what individuals can expect after Brexit.

Local professional support - June 2016

01 June 2016

This month’s local professional support update looks at the bank of mum and dad, how tax policies bring new turbulence to the housing market and how HMRC’s systems do not always produce the evidence that is required to support its case in an appeal before a tribunal.