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Unilateral relief, like double tax relief, aims to relieve double taxation. Subject to certain conditions being satisfied and specific limits,...
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9th Nov
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Plant and machinery allowances are the most widely used form of capital allowance. Plant and machinery is often (wrongly) interpreted as if the terms...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 12th Jan
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah and Gary Barnett of Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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It is market practice for a tax covenant, also known as a tax deed, to form part of the transaction documents in respect of a sale of all the shares...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note describes the law and practice relating to elections under section 198 or 199 of the Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA 2001), which...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 12th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the meaning of a scheme of reconstruction for tax purposes.Tax neutrality is maintained where a company (company A) enters...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains:•what a determination in respect of direct tax (ie a direct tax determination) is•when HMRC might issue a direct tax...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rutherford 12th Jan
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Where a dispute is brought to an end by a payment of damages or compensation, whether under a court order or an out-of-court settlement agreement:•the...
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9th Nov
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A damages or compensation payment may attract VAT. This depends on exactly what the payment is for. If it is purely compensatory, it will be outside...
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9th Nov
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Overdrafts, term loans and revolving credit facilitiesThree common types of loan facility are:•overdrafts•term loans, and•revolving credit facilities...
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9th Nov
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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is designed to encourage investment in smaller, higher-risk trading companies by offering a range of tax...
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9th Nov
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The value shifting rules are anti-avoidance provisions. They are similar to the rules applying to depreciatory transactions in that they target the...
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9th Nov
Precedents
1 Withholding and grossing up 1.1 All sums payable under this [Agreement] by or on behalf of any party (for the...
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9th Nov
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A management buyout, or MBO, involves the acquisition of a business by its existing management team usually with the help of private equity financing....
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9th Nov
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The international movement of capital rules should be considered whenever:•any non-UK tax resident subsidiary (referred to in this note as a foreign...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note:•explains:◦the purpose of the tax indemnity clause that is normally found in a loan agreement, and◦that the standard drafting of...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note is about the VAT reverse charge for building and construction work, which has applied since 1 March 2021.The charge was originally...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 12th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the scope of the VAT exemption for property transactions. In many cases the exemption is overridden by other provisions,...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 12th Apr
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FORTHCOMING CHANGES relating to insolvency and tax: Finance Act 2020 introduces provisions where:•HMRC becomes a secondary preferential unsecured...
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Produced in partnership with John Baldry of Temple Tax Chambers 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the zero-rating of VAT for developers selling or leasing dwellings that they have constructed.Why does zero-rating...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of residential service charges.Service charges payable to landlordsService charges are often payable to...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of parking facilities.Why does this matter?Charges for parking are normally subject to VAT, but this...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of storage facilities.Why does this matter?The provision of storage facilities became generally subject...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT implications of overage payments.Why does this matter?Very broadly, VAT will be due on overage if the original...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of partnerships, joint ventures and other entities in the context of property development and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): A temporary reduced (5%) rate of VAT applies to supplies of accommodation in hotels, B&Bs, campsites and caravan sites, and of...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the disapplication of the VAT option to tax (see Practice Note: The option to tax land and buildings) for residential and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT time of supply rules for property transactions. For an explanation of the general VAT time of supply rules, see...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of non-residential service charges. General positionService charges are typically payable to the...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the zero-rating of VAT for developers selling or leasing non-residential buildings that they have converted for...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: HMRC is in the process of revising Revenue and Customs Brief 12 (2020) on the VAT treatment of early termination fees and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the disapplication of the VAT option to tax (see Practice Note: The option to tax land and buildings) under anti-avoidance...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT issues to consider on the grant of a lease or under an ongoing lease. These include:•whether VAT is...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT zero-rating for developers selling or leasing certain buildings, intended for use by charities, that they have...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 1st Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT zero-rating for developers selling or leasing residential buildings, other than dwellings, that they have...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 1st Apr
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: HMRC published a call for evidence in 2019 on ‘simplifying’ the rules on VAT partial exemption and the CGS. This considered...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 24th Mar

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