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G7 announces global tax agreement

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The G7’s finance ministers have announced a historic international agreement on global tax reform. Following years of discussions, finance ministers agreed to reforms, which they say will see multinationals pay their fair share of tax in the countries in which they do business. The ministers also agreed to the principle …

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HMRC clarifies off-payroll rules

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HMRC has published a briefing on its approach to the changes to off-payroll working rules, commonly known as IR35, which will be introduced on 6 April 2021. Reiterating its advice from last year, HMRC has confirmed that it will not issue penalties for inaccuracies in the first 12 months of …


Making the most of R&D

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UK companies spent over £25 billion on Research and Development (R&D) during 2018, and HMRC’s statistics show that the volume of R&D relief claimed by small and medium sized companies (SMEs) is increasing. However, many eligible SMEs are still not claiming the relief. This is often due to a lack …

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HMRC cracks down on marketing of tax avoidance schemes

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HMRC has teamed up with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to act against misleading marketing by promoters of tax avoidance schemes. A joint enforcement notice aims to disrupt the activity of promoters and protect people from being presented with misleading adverts which may tempt them into tax avoidance. It requires …