This book is a practical guide to the very practical subject of Tax Due Diligence. It aims to show that tax due diligence is not a commodity by leading the reader through the tax due diligence process and explaining at each stage how to extract the maximum value from tax due diligence.
An International Perspective
This book's principal theme is the taxation of permanent establishments, taking as its starting point the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) model convention on the avoidance of double taxation, and examining how the Indian courts and India's law-makers have interpreted the rules governing attribution of profits.
Dealing with a PAYE Review
The Taxman Visit is a comprehensive guide to dealing with a PAYE/ Employer Compliance Visit from start to finish. The book takes a step by step approach detailing over 100 questions which are likely to be asked, explains what the issue may be and provide a solution. HMRC instructions to the tax office staff are also included.
The Tax Credits Handbook 2012/13 provides detailed commentary and practical guidance on who can claim and how a claim should be made. It describes the award cycle from initial claim to renewal, with detailed examples on how to calculate entitlement and how to deal with changes in income and circumstances through the period of an award. All the elements of working tax credit and child tax credit are examined in depth, including childcare. The vexed question of tax credit overpayments is covered in two chapters – how they arise, how to avoid them and how to challenge them. There is also commentary on HMRC powers of investigation – examinations, enquiries and so forth – and claimants’ rights, safeguards and remedies when faced with wrong decisions, including how to conduct appeals, disputes and complaints.
Intended principally for advisers in tax and welfare rights, but also for officials, academics and the lay claimant with a wish to understand more about how tax credits work.
A Practical Guide to Vat for Golf Clubs
This book is intended as a guide to the basic rules of VAT as they affect golf clubs for club secretaries, treasurers, finance committee chairmen and accounting practices that have golf clubs as their clients. The third edition includes a new chapter to cover claims for overpaid VAT the consequences of the Bridport and West Dorset Golf Club case and new HMRC guidance.
Guidance on the application of VAT to UK property transactions and the property sector
This book offers clear and practical guidance on the application of VAT to property transactions providing assistance to individuals, property businesses and professionals. It covers guidance on VAT and property issues including: residential, commercial, charitable and mixed-use property, housing associations, protected buildings, and caravans. VAT refund schemes, the capital goods scheme and TOGC issues are also covered.
Includes detailed HMRC guidance and forms on CD-ROM
A practical guide to employment and tax issues
This book is primarily for parents looking for a source of information which compares the different types of childcare available in the UK. It provides information on the financial consequences, commitments and obligations that come with each of the different forms of childcare.
VAT and Government Departments is both a reference manual and a practical guide for those managing VAT in Government Departments, their advisers and key suppliers. Government Department VAT has recently been the subject of an HMRC consultation and review with new guidance published in 2015 (consolidated with revised NHS guidance).
The UK Tax System: an introduction provides a guide to the structure of the UK tax system, the interaction between UK and EU law, and its application to various classes of taxpayer, as well as explaining the roles of the government departments who administer it and the full range of taxpayers rights and obligations. For the third edition there is expanded treatment of tax anti-avoidance. The book is for anyone studying the UK tax system,or advising on UK tax, from the experienced practitioner to the newly-qualified professional coming to tax advice for the first time, as well as being an ideal starting point for any students of the legal system or government.
VAT and Financial Services takes the reader through the relevant legislation case law, and legal concepts; examines the consequences of outsourcing; looks at the key issues facing financial services and insurance; and discusses the VAT cost sharing exemption. Since the first edition there have been significant developments in the area of pensions management and VAT charged on investment management for pension schemes. Also includes the new and developing area of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
Employment-Related Securities and Unlisted Companies is written with mainly private or unlisted companies in mind and explains in depth how the employment related securities (‘ERS’) rules in ITEPA 2003, Part 7 apply to employee share acquisitions generally, including:
- Securities as earnings
- Restricted or convertible securities
- Securities acquired for less than market value
- Securities disposed of for more than their market value
- Post-acquisition benefits connected with securities
- Securities acquired under options
The book also explores employee share acquisitions through various means, the relevant capital gains tax rules and corporation tax relief for employee share acquisitions. Basic share valuation methodology is discussed and though PAYE and NICs do not apply generally to unlisted company shares/securities, they may apply where a market exists for the securities or on the occurrence of events related to ERS. Lastly, the compliance requirements with regard to online registration of schemes, annual returns, penalties etc, are also featured.
This is a comprehensive guide to the tax treatment of executive reward packages, from recruitment to termination. Includes a comprehensive glossary of terms, checklists and flowcharts.
The sixth edition contains analysis of: the following changes:
- Taxation of pensions contributions, cap on tax relief for contributions, additional rate relief restriction, alignment of pension input periods, reduction in lifetime allowance, freedom to draw down lump sums
- Termination payments Significant proposed changes in treatment
- Employee Benefit Trusts: Important case law developments (Murray Group Holdings)
- Employee Shareholder Shares: Changes to the relief and proposal to end agreements
- Employee Share Plans: Streamlining and Self-certification
- Benefits in kind: Removal of ‘lower-paid employee’ status
Includes complete work on CD-ROM (with cross-references and website resources hyperlinked) with the printed book.