VAT domestic reverse charge: your questions answered

11th February, 2021

Having been delayed to March 2021 as a result of the pandemic, the introduction of the VAT domestic reverse charge change for construction is now upon us. In this article, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill provides answers to the most frequently asked questions around the reverse change and highlights how you can prepare your… View Article

Business diversification: implications for tax

16th December, 2020

Responding to the challenges posed by COVID-19, many organisations have changed their core business in order to adapt to ever-changing lockdown restrictions. But whether you’re a florist making face masks or a farm shop starting home deliveries, it’s important to consider the tax implications that business diversification could have, as Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton &… View Article

IR35 changes fast approaching

18th November, 2020

The overhaul to the IR35 rules, postponed because of Covid-19, is fast approaching. For most off-payroll workers, it adds up to a big change to procedure from 6 April 2021. In this article, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill explains why the change is all about tax and employment status, and who makes the decision… View Article

The benefits of tax investigations protection

19th August, 2020

The cost of defending yourself against a HMRC investigation is potentially huge; even when the outcome of the enquiry results in no adjustments to your tax position, defence fees can be just as costly. It is therefore a more important time than ever to having tax investigations insurance in place, as Clayton & Brewill explains…. View Article

Making Tax Digital extended to SMEs

7th August, 2020

The government has confirmed that all VAT registered businesses will have to comply with Making Tax Digital (MTD) from 1 April 2022, with MTD for income tax delayed until 6 April 2023. Here, Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill provides an update on the recent extensions. Businesses below the threshold In line with the government’s… View Article

Working from home: what are my tax obligations as an employer?

30th July, 2020

As we adjust to a more socially distanced post-lockdown world, figures indicate that many UK businesses – having seen the benefits of flexible, remote working – are now opting to ditch the office building and make home set-ups a more permanent arrangement. But the upsurge in homeworking brings certain tax obligations that employers need to… View Article

Domestic reverse VAT charge for construction on hold until 2021

16th June, 2020

The introduction of reverse charge VAT on construction services, which has already been pushed back to 1 October 2020, will now be introduced on 1 March 2021. The antifraud measure aims to eliminate the risk of a fraudulent supplier invoicing for work that it has allegedly supplied together with VAT, which it then fails to… View Article

Refunds for missed VAT deferral payments can now be claimed

16th June, 2020

Taxpayers who wanted to defer VAT payments due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020, but did not manage to cancel their Direct Debit in time can claim a refund, HMRC has confirmed. According to HMRC, the quickest way for a claim to be processed is if taxpayers submit a Direct Debit Indemnity Claim to their… View Article

Entrepreneurs’ Relief: a new name and a lower lifetime limit

5th June, 2020

Despite worries it may be scrapped altogether, Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) lives on in 2020, but with a new name – Business Asset Disposal Relief – and a new, lower lifetime limit, as Nottingham chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill explains. What is Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER)? ER is a capital gains tax (CGT) relief available not just to company… View Article

New tax year changes: IR35, NICs and personal tax

29th May, 2020

As we moved into the new 2020/21 tax year last month, a number of changes came into force, including a rise in National Insurance contribution limits and an increase to the two income thresholds used to calculate the annual allowance. The government also announced that the proposed IR35 changes are on hold until April 2021,… View Article

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