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Businesses set to pay money laundering levy
May 10, 2022
Some regulated businesses now face paying an annual charge as part of the Government’s drive to combat international financial crime through newly introduced anti-money laundering levy regulations.
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Adjusting to the new world of work
May 10, 2022
With restrictions lifting, businesses are thinking how they respond to the workplace revolution the pandemic has caused. This article has helpful pointers.
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New tax on residential property developments now in force
May 10, 2022
The new Residential Property Developer Tax came into effect from 1 April 2022, and sees profits of any residential development company exceeding £25m taxed at 4%.
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Revised tax period rules for unincorporated businesses
May 9, 2022
Unincorporated businesses are due to enter their first taxable period under new basis period tax rules, potentially impacting on cash flow for some.
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Are salary sacrifice schemes for electric cars worth considering?
May 9, 2022
Given the recent increase in national insurance contributions, some businesses are considering the potential tax benefits of salary sacrifice schemes for electric cars.
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How owner managed businesses are faring in 2022
April 11, 2022
A survey of owner managed businesses finds many are struggling with inflationary pressures but are emerging confident and more resilient from the pandemic
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5 Misunderstandings about IR35
April 2, 2022
New off-payroll working rules have been in place since April 2021, but there has been confusion about what they mean. Here we clear up five common misunderstandings as HMRC gets tougher with penalties.
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Coronavirus-related loans, grants and finance for businesses
April 1, 2022
A round-up of the current sources of finance to help businesses affected by the pandemic
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The Chancellor’s Spring Statement 2022
March 24, 2022
An overview of the key announcements and their implications for businesses and individuals.
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The Ukraine conflict – considerations for businesses
March 14, 2022
With the Ukraine conflict continuing, and the ramifications this is having at a national and international level, here is advice for businesses from the Shipleys team.
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Charity Update: Spring 2022
March 14, 2022
Advice to charities in view of the Ukraine Crisis, Safeguarding guidance for the sector, Sustainability reporting and more.
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Making Tax Digital for VAT widens its scope
February 22, 2022
All VAT-registered businesses (regardless of turnover) will need to comply with Making Tax Digital from 1 April 2022
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Share your views on key issues affecting owner-managed businesses
February 16, 2022
Help us influence Government support measures to aid business survival and growth.
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Financial Services Update – February 2022
February 16, 2022
In this bumper-packed issue we cover the latest compliance and policy developments, plus the implications of fresh FCA guidance.
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Season’s greetings!
December 16, 2021
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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Tax-efficient incentives to support staff retention
December 16, 2021
Retaining valued staff in a tough employment market is challenging, but there are a number of tax-efficient ways to help incentivise people to stay.
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Considerations when planning to exit your business
December 16, 2021
In this article we discuss key considerations for business owners when finding the best exit and succession approach.
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The income tax and capital gains tax benefits of trusts
December 15, 2021
In the second of a series of articles, we look at some further tax advantages of trusts.
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Tax change should help keep cameras rolling
December 14, 2021
A change to film tax relief (FTR) will introduce welcome flexibility around the qualification rules and continue to foster the UK’s thriving TV and film production industry.
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Finding the right business finance
December 14, 2021
Now that many government-backed pandemic support schemes have ended, we’ve highlighted some of the main finance options still available to small and medium-sized businesses.
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Encouraging businesses to go green
December 14, 2021
The COP26 Summit brought the role of business in addressing climate change into sharp focus. Here we summarise some of the latest eco-considerations for businesses.
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Tax payment changes on property sales
December 14, 2021
Changes to the way capital gains tax (CGT) works for property disposals are impacting both UK-resident and non-resident owners
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Ensuring Our Service Continuity To You
December 9, 2021
How Shipleys LLP is ensuring service continuity and supporting clients in the pandemic, following the Government's latest announcement.
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Reclaiming VAT after deregistration
November 23, 2021
Business owners often think that, once a business has de-registered from VAT, it would no longer be able to reclaim any VAT – but this is not the case.
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HMRC targeting cryptoasset holders and Foreign Tax Credit Relief claimants
November 18, 2021
HMRC is currently writing to holders of cryptoassets and those it feels may have incorrectly claimed Foreign Tax Credit Relief on 2019/20 incomes.
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