R&D tax relief: what counts as ‘research and development’?
7 February 2018
The regime for providing tax incentives for companies carrying out research and development (R&D) has been part of the UK tax legislation for some years. However, many companies who are ... more
Year-end tax planning and the value of investments
7 February 2018
As the tax year end gets closer, there are a range of tax planning points that we can consider to ensure our tax affairs in order and tax reliefs are utilised. Investments are one such area ... more
Tax affairs and image rights – lessons to be learned from footballers
5 December 2017
Recent cases involving the tax affairs of top-flight football clubs, international professional footballers and issues surrounding taxation of their ‘image rights’, reinforce the ... more
Making Tax Digital delayed until at least 2020
3 August 2017
Simon Littlejohns, Head of Tax at Friend Partnership Ltd, welcomes the decision to postpone the introduction of the Making Tax Digital initiative.
Simon Littlejohns, Head of Tax at ... more
Buy to let tax changes – minimising the impact
6 June 2017
In the past couple of years, the Government has ‘attacked’ the buy to let market seemingly viewing it as having a harmful effect on the UK property market. As a result, many landlords ... more
Company cars – are they worth it?
30 May 2017
For many years the company car has been a recognised benefit-in-kind for many employees. However, over the years, the tax cost of driving a company car has crept up and more employees are ... more