The following Owner-Managed Businesses guidance note Produced by Tolley provides comprehensive and up to date tax information covering:
The patent box legislation states that a company may elect that any relevant IP profits of a trade for accounting periods during which it is a qualifying company are chargeable at a lower rate of corporation tax (currently an effective rate of 10%). See the Patent box ― overview guidance note. In certain circumstances it is possible that the result of the calculations performed in arriving at the relevant IP profits will be negative. This figure is known as a relevant IP loss.
A company which has an IP loss is unlikely to elect into the patent box regime until it is in a profitable position. This is because the losses can only be relieved in a certain way (see below), which is more restrictive than other types of losses, such as trading losses. For example, a standalone company will only be able to relieve the patent box losses against patent box profits, thereby obtaining relief for the losses at a reduced rate of corporation tax, rather than at the main rate.
However, a co
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This note offers guidance in respect of the administration of company tax returns. If a company or organisation is subject to corporation tax they will have to complete and file a company tax return for each accounting period. A company or organisation must, in the main, file a return even if they
From 6 April 2015, an individual can elect to transfer 10% of the personal allowance (£1,250 in 2020/21 and 2019/20) to the spouse or civil partner where neither party is a higher rate or additional rate taxpayer. The legislation calls this the ‘transferable tax allowance’ but the GOV.UK website
The rent-a-room scheme was introduced in the early 1990s to encourage homeowners to take in lodgers.Fundamentally, the rent-a-room scheme is a relief which means that the rent received by an individual from a lodger (up to a prescribed limit) can be exempt from income tax. If the gross rents are
Why is this important?Tax-free amountEach individual, whether or not they are resident in the UK, is entitled to an annual exempt amount when calculating the taxable amount of their chargeable gains for the tax year (although see the exceptions below). The annual exempt amount is also known as the
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