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Employment Related Pensions: Contributions increasing for all - By now, almost every company and individual employing staff in the UK has had to come to grips with the requirements of Pension Automatic Enrolment. If you have a new payroll then this problem may still await you at the start of 2018. This paper does not deal with the advantages and disadvantages of Automatic Enrolment or the problems in choosing the appropriate Scheme provider. It is limited to the minimum cost option availabl...
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Termination payments: The £30,000 question - There is a common misconception that the first £30,000 of termination payments are tax free. From April 2018 the rules are changing, and yet again a misconception may come to dominate – that the £30,000 exemption has been abolished. As this article will reveal neither is true, but from 6 April 2018 its availability will be severely restricted. This is to the detriment of both employees being made redundant and employers who need to let staff go. ...
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The new offence of failing to prevent tax evasion: Is your firm ready? - The push towards global transparency gained teeth on 30 September 2017, with the new corporate criminal offence for failure to prevent tax evasion. HMRC automatically receive information on overseas accounts from over 50 countries, and once evasion has been detected they will look up the chain to see who facilitated it. If that person is associated with your company or partnership then your firm can be prosecuted. Weak...
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The Budget: Autumn 2017 - Budget Summary Autumn 2017 Download the Goodman Jones Budget summary We were expecting a budget for housing and Philip Hammond’s announcement of 300,000 new homes a year has been backed up with a package of measures including the promise of billions more on infrastructure spending, planning reforms and help for first time buyers. The increase in the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) nil rate threshold for first time buyers was a particular highlight and will mean no SDLT ...
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HMRC’s war on offshore assets - Driven by ever-increasing tax transparency, HMRC began a campaign to crack down on undeclared offshore assets back in September 2016, covered in an article by my colleague Michael Goldstein. He highlighted that HMRC is now receiving information about UK taxpayers from tax authorities all over the world, which started with the UK-linked islands such as Jersey, Isle of Man, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. Since September 2017 this list h...
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Structuring property deals - Setting the right foundation for your property deals As a developer, a large proportion of your business will consist of buying land, building properties and selling land and property assets. The way these deals are arranged will make a big difference to your tax liabilities, access to finance and commercial flexibility. For developers, buying property often involves the formation of special purpose vehicles (SPVs): companies created for a single, specific purpo...
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Read our new trainee profiles - For the inside perspective on what it’s like to train at Goodman Jones, check out the profiles from two of our trainees. The post Read our new trainee profiles appeared first on London Chartered Accountants Blog | Goodman Jones London Accountants.
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Congratulations Melissa Varney on your recent exam success - We’re delighted to congratulate Melissa Varney on her recent exam success. Melissa joined Goodman Jones in September 2016 and her hard work paid off when she achieved the highest pass mark both nationally and internationally for her paper in Business Taxation Planning. As recognition for this tremendous achievement, Melissa has been awarded The Little Prize by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Well done ...
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Will Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Budget be a budget for the young?
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Your personal tax position when relocating to the UK - The UK tax system can be both daunting and frustrating. There is much to deal with when relocating, but ignoring your personal tax position can be costly. Over the years Goodman Jones has worked with many people coming to the UK. This guide gives an overview of some of the concepts that may be relevant to you and your family and suggests some tax planning opportunities that you may wish to explore further. UK domestic rules Your tax pos...
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