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.
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.
This Town and Parish Council VAT Guide is an easy reference guide for those engaged in administering the financial affairs of town and parish councils in England and community councils in Wales. It focuses on the typical range of activities that these local authorities will have. It will be of use to town and parish clerks or treasurers and those responsible for the book-keeping of these organisations, as well as those responsible for auditing such bodies. The authors give the reader the basic concepts of the tax and a degree of familiarity with the common technical terms used by H M Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in its own guidance. The most common terms are set out in the glossary.
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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.
State, Power and Tax Policy
This book is about two things: tax and power.
This book explores the complex dynamics of the debates which inform tax policy, the interaction between tax and power and how power relations between various groups in society and between individuals and the state are manifested through tax system. This helps to explain why the rules, procedures and practices are all formulated to suit their interests of the most powerful groups in society.
A user's guide
Insurance Premium Tax is a guide for practitioners and those involved in the insurance industry. It summarises how the IPT is applied in practice, the definition of an insurance contract, looks at exemptions from the tax, the application of the higher rate and issues affecting non UK risks and global policies. It also explores compliance issues such as IPT registration, the submission of returns and payment of the tax, changes in rates and the penalty regime.