Jackson Stephen Blog

This is where we air our opinions or pass on our thoughts and comments on occasion, when the mood takes us. Usually about business matters, it must be said.

The general idea is to disprove the notion that accountants say nothing at dinner parties! We have even been known to be amusing! Read on.

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Clarity for Partnership Taxation?

The Government have now released draft legislation to be included in the Finance Bill 2017.

16-Nov-2017

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Are spouses wages fully deductible?

HMRC have recently won a tax tribunal case where they were seeking to challenge the deduction for a wife’s wages.

5-Oct-2017

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Must own 5% of ordinary shares to qualify for CGT Entrepreneurs Relief

Must own 5% of ordinary shares to qualify for CGT Entrepreneurs Relief.

19-Oct-2017

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When is a company van not a van?

The P11d benefits on company vans are generally much lower than company cars.

6-Oct-2017

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Changes to People with Significant Control (“PSC”) information

On 26 June 2017 changes were made to UK anti-money laundering measures to help prevent money laundering and terrorist financing.

16-Aug-2017

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HMRC announces new Making Tax Digital timetable

HMRC has announced significant changes to the roll-out of its new digital tax strategy ‘Making Tax Digital (MTD)’.

17-Jul-2017

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Rangers lose again!

The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of Murray Holdings Ltd (RFC; Old Rangers FC) against the decision in favour of HMRC in The Court of Sessions (Scotland).

17-Jul-2017

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Significant 2017 tax changes scrapped ahead of the General Election

The Government, following discussions with the opposition, plans to remove the majority of the Bill as they prepare for the forthcoming Election.

26-Apr-2017

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The planned increase in probate fees has been scrapped ahead of the general election

The controversial plan to increase the probate fees payable when someone dies has now been scrapped ahead of the general election.

24-Apr-2017

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Advisory fuel rates for company cars

These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees' private mileage using their company car from 1 March 2017:

01-Mar-2017

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