As we all know by now, most EBT/EFRBS type arrangements don’t “work” in the sense they are not accepted to deliver the hoped for tax result. Cases such as Oco/Toughglaze and Rangers saw to that,
We have previously discussed the planned extension of the Off Payroll Working rules to medium and large size employers in the private sector from 6 April 2021. This involves shifting the responsibility that currently exists under IR35
Following the Finance Act 2020 receiving Royal Assent, and HMRC publishing updated guidance on its settlement terms, users of EBTs, EFRBS and other disguised remuneration arrangements should note
The latest Finance Bill extended the “Off payroll working” rules (originally IR35) as they apply to public sector bodies to medium and large companies in the private sector. The start date has been put back to 6 April 2021, which is to be welcomed, but will those affected be ready for the change?
The extension of corporation tax to companies resident outside the UK for tax purposes is a major change to the way Non-Resident Landlords (NRLs) are taxed in the UK. Corporation tax will be charged on rental profits arising from 6 April 2020 onwards.
In May the Government announced the extension of its Job Retention Scheme until at least mid-October 2020. In so doing, more than one million employers will continue to receive direct support from the Treasury which will meet 80% of furloughed employees’ salaries
It has now been over two months since life as we knew it changed fundamentally and terms such as “lockdown” and “social distancing” have become common parlance. Few of us would have anticipated the dreadful reach of a flu-like virus on our nation’s health, nor indeed our economy.
The devil is in the detail
The Future Fund, which is to launch in May, will provide loans of between £125,000 and £5 million, subject to matched funding from private investors.
Restricted international mobility, plunging exchange rates and impending recession arising from the COVID-19 crisis throw up significant tax implications.