Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Interruption Loan Scheme Guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Interruption Loan Scheme Guidance

Further to our Government Support guide the British Business Bank have now issued their guidance as to eligibility criteria for businesses wishing to access the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) as follows: The British Business Bank qualifying...
Entrepreneurs relief changes expected in Spring budget

Entrepreneurs relief changes expected in Spring budget

As widely published there are expected to be changes to the well known capital gains tax relief known as entrepreneurs relief. Designed to incentive the entrepreneurial spirit by allowing a 10% tax on gains accumulated on the sale of qualifying shares and activities...
R&D tax credits: Claims to be limited from April 2020

R&D tax credits: Claims to be limited from April 2020

Why HMRC elected to bring back PAYE/NIC cap for R&D tax credits and what does this mean for your claim? As things stand, R&D tax credits are available to loss making companies with relevant qualifying expenditure at a rate of 14.5%. This means that small and...
Tax Planning: Annual Investment Allowance set to reduce

Tax Planning: Annual Investment Allowance set to reduce

The annual investment allowance (AIA) is a capital allowance which allows a 100% tax deduction for qualifying expenditure (most expenditure which qualifies for capital allowances) incurred in an accounting period. This relief is normally capped at £200,000 per annum...
Changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35)

Changes to off-payroll working rules (IR35)

There are some important changes to employment taxes coming into effect from 6 April 2020. Are you affected? You are affected by the changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35) if: You are a contractor who works through an intermediary, e.g. your own limited...
Our tax change predictions for 2020

Our tax change predictions for 2020

Usually, by this time of year we’d have a fairly clear picture of the tax changes set to take effect in April. But 2019 has been unusual in many ways, and as the Budget originally planned in November was cancelled to make way for the general election,...