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Capital Gains Tax returns – what do I need to know?

Selling a property can be stressful at the best of times. To add to the complexities, you might then need to deal with your Capital Gains Tax (CGT) obligations immediately following completion.  This article lists some frequently asked questions which may assist you in determining your obligations.

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SDLT – Garage or Commercial Storage

Jason Croke looks into a recent case where the use of a garage is changed to commercial use and rented out as a separate entity, what does it mean for the SDLT? Read more to find out about this interesting case…

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Looking to purchase a new vehicle – considering electric?

If you are looking to purchase a new vehicle and are considering going electric, the government are offering a grant of up to £2,500 giving an automatic discount against the cost of the vehicle.

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Exiting your Business – and beyond…

In this article we are exploring some of the options available to you when you decide to exit your business. You have created a business and lifestyle that is a going concern, but it is time for you to pass on the reins, sell the business, retire, or just do something else. There is much to consider, let’s take a look at the options…

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SDLT – Penalties for claiming incorrect relief

When a corporate entity purchases a residential property costing more than £500,000 there is an additional SDLT corporate surcharge of 15% applied to the transaction.    One exemption from the 15% surcharge is based on the property not being occupied by a shareholder, Director, or other such persons. 

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The Super Deduction

In the budget earlier this month, the government announced a new Capital Allowance ‘The Super Deduction’ to promote business investment and productivity. Mark Moore, Tax Partner explains what it is, how it works and if you can claim.

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Self-Assessment Payment Plan Deadline – 1 April

Don’t delay! If you haven’t paid your self assessment tax liability 2019/2020 and aren’t able to pay then here is the information to set up your payment plan. Avoid the 5% Surcharge!

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Off-Payroll Working and IR35: The New Rules

IR35 has never really been fit for purpose or provided HMRC with much success, Executive Tax Manager Marina Trinchese and Tax Partner Mark Moore discuss the new rules about to be introduced which place the onus firmly on the contracting company.

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Domestic Reverse Charge for Construction Services

The mechanism is an anti-fraud measure, which is prevalent in the construction sector and these rules are therefore required to reduce the VAT losses that HMRC incurs. 

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BUDGET STATEMENT 2021 AND VIDEO

Our Budget Summary provides an overview of the key announcements arising from the Chancellor’s speech. However, it also looks beyond the headlines and offers details on the less-publicised changes that are most likely to have an impact upon your business and your personal finances. Or click on the video for the highlights.

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Events > 16.09.2021

St Albans Golf Challenge 16th September 2021

Thursday 16th September 2021 sees the return of the Rayner Essex Golf Challenge taking place at Verulam Golf Club. Book your place now!