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Here you’ll find our latest articles, insights and news. Click on one of the specialist areas directly underneath to filter the articles for that topic.

Counting down to the 2023/4 tax year-end
February 16, 2024
Some tax planning pointers to consider in the run-up to 5 April 2024.
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Looking to the general election and potential fiscal changes
February 9, 2024
With the nation expected to go to the polls this year, and uncertainty around future tax policies, careful personal financial planning is important.
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Changes for research and development tax breaks
February 1, 2024
A brief breakdown of what to be aware of with the recent changes to research and development (R&D) tax relief.
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Rewriting the script on audio-visual creative tax reliefs
January 25, 2024
A look at the new system which came into effect on 1 January 2024, and what it will mean for the UK’s animation, film, TV and video games industries.
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Charity Update Winter 2024
January 11, 2024
This issue signposts the latest guidance from The Charity Commission, the Charity Act's 2022 final changes being implemented in 2024, and the recent complaints report from The Fundraising Regulator.
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Online Sales Platforms are required to report seller earnings to HMRC
January 11, 2024
From 1 January 2024, popular online sales platforms such as eBay, Etsy, Vinted and Airbnb must report seller earnings to HMRC.
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Triggers for student loan repayments
January 8, 2024
In this article we explain why self-assessment and different types of income may trigger a student loan repayment
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Tax implications of letting out your home through Airbnb
January 4, 2024
A handy overview of the tax consequences of letting out part or all of your property.
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Season’s greetings!
December 19, 2023
All of the Shipleys LLP team would like to wish our clients and contacts a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
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Ensuring continuity through business LPA
December 19, 2023
Business owners of all ages are initiating a lasting power of attorney as a way to safeguard their business.
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What new rental legislation will mean for landlords
December 18, 2023
Landlords in England will need to adapt to a range of significant new rules if the proposed Renters’ (Reform) Bill becomes law in 2024.
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Making the most of opportunities in a challenging property market
December 18, 2023
In this article we reflect on the headwinds in the residential property development and lettings market – and spotlight the allowances and incentives available to help businesses navigate the right course.
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Financial Services Update – December 2023
December 15, 2023
In this issue we cover the latest FCA developments and guidance notes for the sector.
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Share options: making the right choice
December 14, 2023
Share options are a popular way to incentivise staff and drive business growth. Here we highlight the respective merits of four different types of option.
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Shipleys LLP is certified a carbon neutral business
December 14, 2023
We are delighted to announce that Shipleys LLP has been certified a carbon neutral business by Carbon Neutral Britain.
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The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)
December 5, 2023
The EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) came into force on 1 October 2023 and has far-reaching implications for businesses exporting to EU member states.
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The Chancellor’s 2023 Autumn Statement
November 23, 2023
An overview of the key announcements and their implications for businesses and individuals.
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Common Mistakes and Misassumptions with Real-Time Information (RTI) Reporting
November 8, 2023
Over the past decade, Real-Time Information (RTI) has greatly improved Pay As You Earn (PAYE) reporting processes. Common mistakes and misassumptions can, however, trip up employers.
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E-commerce transactions with the EU – fresh VAT implications
November 6, 2023
The EU has released fresh proposals around its VAT in the Digital Age (ViDA) plans - potentially impacting those UK businesses trading in the EU bloc.
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Confusion around P11D filing for non-salaried directors
November 3, 2023
Businesses sometimes assume that non-salaried employees aren’t required to submit a P11D – but that’s not the case if they gain other benefits from the employer.
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Statutory Residence Test Flowchart
November 3, 2023
A simplified analysis of the statutory residence test
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Statutory Residence Test
November 3, 2023
A comprehensive guide of the rules that determine UK tax residence for individuals
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Act now to ensure a smooth transition to new income tax basis period rules
October 6, 2023
Here we explain the basis period changes for tax reporting, as well as the preparations unincorporated businesses can make to cope with possible cashflow challenges.
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Weighing up the pros and cons of electric company cars
September 29, 2023
Despite the current political debate around a 2030 ban on new petrol and diesel cars, many businesses are considering offering employee salary sacrifice schemes involving electric vehicles
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Helping your business to get greener
September 22, 2023
This article discusses how more businesses are doing their bit to combat climate change by being more sustainable – and seeing the financial benefits.
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