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[12.03.2020]

Spring Budget 2020 – Corporation Tax

The Corporation Tax main rate will remain at 19% from 1 April 2020. The main rate had been expected to reduce to 17%. However, this reduction was always in doubt after the Conservative election manifesto promised to reverse this announcement.

It has

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[12.03.2020]

Spring Budget 2020 – Research and Development Expenditure Credit

It has been confirmed by the Chancellor that the Research and Development Expenditure Credit (RDEC) is to be increased from 12% to 13% on 1 April 2020. The RDEC allows companies to claim an enhanced Corporation Tax deduction or payable credit on

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[12.03.2020]

Spring Budget 2020 – Non-UK resident property companies

Following an announcement at Autumn Statement 2016, and subsequent consultations, the government moved forward with plans to charge Corporation Tax to non-UK resident companies with property income. Currently, these companies are chargeable to Income

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[12.03.2020]

Spring Budget 2020 – Company cars and vans

Where employees are provided with fuel for their own private use by their employers, the car fuel benefit charge is applied. The fuel benefit charge is determined by reference to the CO2 rating of the car, applied to a fixed amount. HMRC has

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[11.12.2019]

Basic Corporation Tax reliefs

There are a significant number of reliefs that can reduce the amount of Corporation Tax your company needs to pay on profits made. Your company can also claim Capital Allowances for assets such as equipment, machinery and cars bought to use in your

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[23.10.2019]

Tax implications for construction industry

If you run a construction business and secure the services of sub-contractors, or if you are a building sub-contractor, you will need to comply with a special set of tax rules collectively known as the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

The CIS

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[08.10.2019]

Overdrawn directors’ loans

An overdrawn Director’s Loan Account is created when a director (or other close family members) 'borrows' money from their company. Many companies, particularly 'close' private companies, pay the personal expenses of directors

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[04.09.2019]

Filing deadlines for company accounts

The normal deadline for filing private limited company accounts is 9 months after the company’s financial year end, known as the accounting reference date. For example, many companies have a year-end date of 31 March and are therefore required

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[30.07.2019]

Changes to Structures and Buildings Allowance

The new structures and buildings allowance (SBA) allows for tax relief on qualifying capital expenditure on new non-residential structures and buildings. The relief applies to the qualifying costs of building and renovating commercial

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[22.07.2019]

Treatment of fees for nominee directors

A nominee director is someone who acts as a non-executive director on the board of a company. This person is normally appointed to act on behalf of another person or company and is effectively their representative on the board. For example, a

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