The following Corporation Tax guidance note Produced by Tolley provides comprehensive and up to date tax information covering:
The creation or ‘grant’ of a lease out of an existing lease or freehold is a part disposal of the existing asset. The capital gains position of the person or company making the disposal (the landlord) and the tenant depends on the length of the lease; whether the lease is a long lease, with a term exceeding 50 years, or a short lease, with a term of 50 years or less. The permutations are summarised in the table below and explained in more detail in the rest of this note.
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Legislative definition of plant and machineryThe general rule allowing capital allowances on plant and machinery is given at CAA 2001, s 11. There is no statutory definition of the term ‘plant and machinery’ but there is confirmation in the legislation on what constitutes a building or a structure
Migration of tax credits to universal creditNew claims for tax credits are no longer possible as they have been replaced by the universal credit for all claimants. Existing claimants will continue to receive tax credits until they are migrated to the universal credit system. Migration will take
In certain circumstances shareholders may wish to pay dividends other than in proportion to their shareholdings. This aim is typically achieved by one or more shareholders not taking a dividend when it is declared. To effect this, the relevant shareholders must waive their right to dividends from
Trust property, which is the subject of a qualifying interest in possession (QIIP), may become chargeable to inheritance tax on the following occasions:•on the death of the beneficiary with the interest in possession•on the death of the beneficiary within seven years after a transfer or lifetime