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What Exactly Is a 'Property Developer'? Tax Tribunal Confronts the Issue

March 1, 2021

It might be thought that the meaning of the phrase 'property developer' is as clear as a bell. However, in a tax case of great significance to ...

Commercial Pregnancy Ultrasound Scanning Granted Medical VAT Exemption

December 29, 2020

The question of whether particular services are exempt from VAT is a perennial bone of contention which can have major financial and business ...

Parliament Entitled to Close Perceived Tax Loophole Retrospectively

December 1, 2020

There is nothing inherently wrong with Parliament legislating retrospectively in order to plug perceived tax loopholes. The High Court resoundingly ...

Dishonestly Misled Company Overturns £115,000 VAT Late Payment Penalties

September 6, 2020

Delaying payment of your quarterly VAT bills is no way to relieve pressure on your cash flow and usually results in heavy financial penalties. ...

Part-Time Football Referees Are Self-Employed, Tax Tribunal Rules

July 26, 2020

Part-time referees who officiate at professional football matches on a game-by-game basis are not employees. Confirming their self-employed status in ...

Tax Articles

Brief Guide to the Administration of Troncs

The long-running series of disputes between employers in the hospitality industry and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) concerning the taxation of ...

Employed or Self-Employed?

Whether you are employed or self-employed makes a substantial difference to how you are taxed and the income tax liabilities of an employed person ...

Employed or Self-Employed?

Whether you are employed or self-employed makes a substantial difference to how you are taxed and the income tax liabilities of an employed person ...

Employed or Self-Employed?

Whether you are employed or self-employed makes a substantial difference to how you are taxed and the income tax liabilities of an employed person ...

Entrepreneur’s Relief – the Basics

From 6 April 2008 disposals of qualifying businesses and business assets have been eligible for Entrepreneurs’ Relief. In simple terms, it ...

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