Weekly tax brief

In this edition of RSM’s weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments. Keep up to date with the latest insights here

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Weekly tax brief | 14 August 2018

15 August 2018

This week's articles are: 'Will the 'Amazon tax' hit its target?', 'The wait is over for EU state aid approval for EIS and VCT schemes', 'New stamp duty measures – help or hindrance? ', and 'PAYE figures underline importance of financial services to UK tax base'.

Weekly tax brief | 7 August 2018

07 August 2018

This week's articles are 'Tech tax debate shines light on outdated system', 'Cutting through the red tape', and 'What’s behind the record inheritance tax receipts?'.

Weekly tax brief | 1 August 2018

01 August 2018

This week's articles are 'Holiday home owners – don't relax too much this summer', 'Should we fear the flight of the middle classes?', 'Four in ten small businesses reluctant or resistant to Making Tax Digital', 'Timing could be key for entrepreneurs seeking tax relief', and 'The importance of registering for child benefit – even if you don't receive it'.

Weekly tax brief | 24 July 2018

24 July 2018

This week's articles are: 'Tax and NHS funding – what can we learn from the Singapore model?', 'Why the Airbnb tax isn’t bad news for everyone', and 'Why the Chequers deal means Brussels may have last say on taxes'.

Weekly tax brief | 18 July 2018

18 July 2018

This week's articles are 'The UK Parliament has just voted to increase costs for consumers', 'Big jump in number of companies offering EMI share options', 'Alexa – what about the non-tech savvy?', 'Will new tax abuse and insolvency plans hamper trade?', & 'And finally…don't forget that payment on account!'.

Weekly tax brief | 11 July 2018

11 July 2018

This week's articles are 'Government publishes new proposals for early payment of tax', 'It's time to bring our Victorian tax system into the 21st century', 'Reclaiming overpaid tax on pension withdrawals needs skill and determination', and 'Points mean penalties'

Weekly tax brief | 3 July 2018

03 July 2018

This week's articles are 'Are tax policy and populism pulling in opposite directions?', 'HMRC is not immune from the debate on data privacy', 'Exaggerate your income and risk deportation', and 'Online VAT fraud figures don’t match Official Statistics'.

Weekly tax brief | 28 June 2018

28 June 2018

This week's articles are 'Buy-to-let landlords trapped by tax system', 'Is anonymity required in some tribunal judgements?', 'Could short term state aid pain lead to post-Brexit opportunities?', and 'Taking penalties – is HMRC winning the fight against inaccuracy?'

Weekly tax brief | 19 June 2018

19 June 2018

This week's articles are 'NHS funding:why the rush to raise new taxes?', 'Businesses adrift in a sea of uncertainty', 'Who lives in a 'dwelling' house like this? SDLT continues to confuse taxpayer', and 'A missed penalty'.

Weekly tax brief | 13 June 2018

13 June 2018

This week's articles are 'Telecoms and broadband providers face VAT charges on early termination fees', and 'EU pushes back hard on UK customs backstop proposals'.

Weekly tax brief | 5 June 2018

05 June 2018

This week's articles are '$12 trillion ‘phantom’ corporate investment – it’s not just about tax avoidance', 'Is alignment with EU VAT rules post-Brexit wishful thinking?', 'A rock and a hard place' and 'Monitoring the impact of tax relief'

Weekly tax brief | 30 May 2018

30 May 2018

This week's articles are 'Tax hypothecation to fund the NHS: part of the solution or another problem?', 'Complexity in savings taxes could lead to poor investment decisions', 'Cost of post-Brexit customs reform could be higher than £20bn' and 'How many tax officials are needed to administer the UK tax system?'

Weekly tax brief | 22 May 2018

22 May 2018

This week's tax brief articles are 'Perceptions of tax avoidance and evasion are out of step with reality', 'IR35 shake-up continues as the focus shifts to the private sector', and 'The realities of tax devolution – the Welsh edition'

Weekly tax brief | 15 May 2018

16 May 2018

This week's tax brief articles are 'HMRC's handling of tax investigations under scrunity', 'Overstating your tax liability? On your head be it!', and 'More delays for EU state aid approval - this time it's EIS and VCT'

Weekly tax brief | 10 May 2018

10 May 2018

This week's tax brief articles are 'Tax the old or tax the rich?', 'One tax mistake and you're out', and 'Is reducing the tax gap all about avoidance?'