Ruth Gilbert reports
HMRC consultation on trust taxation closes 28 Feb
£19.7bn withdrawn since pension freedoms
Government decision to keep salary sacrifice open for further six months causing HMRC confusion
New version is "a different beast entirely" compared to individual CIC plans, says Alan Lakey
Companies have one month to prepare for new regulations coming into force in April
Chancellor Philip Hammond has written to the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) to request a review of inheritance tax (IHT) with a view to simplifying the current regime.
Up 4% year-on-year
On 'complex' estates
Mazars' has produced a wishlist for the budget, including reducing the rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) to 0%.
Financial advisers are among the small and medium size businesses being "aggressively" targeted by HMRC for VAT payments, contributing to a 10% jump in VAT taken from SMEs in the last year, according to a national accountancy group.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published its proposals for the tax relief to be applied to employer funded return to work interventions.
Proposals by HMRC to change the taxation system for employee benefits and expenses have been welcomed by the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG).
It is not only individuals who need protection; SMEs are vulnerable, too. Steve Casey outlines a lucrative source of business.
When money is tight there is a change in attitudes to insurance fraud. But, ask Amanda Fyffe and Helen Walters, are financial misstatements always fraudulent - and how can you tell?
A change in pension tax rules could land some with group life policies with hefty bills. But, as Nick Rumble finds, there are solutions.
Non-domiciled UK clients holding whole of life insurance policies with a UK insurer may need further advice due to a change of view from HMRC, a provider has urged.
UHY Hacker Young is warning that as many as a third of taxpayers on PAYE may have the wrong tax code due to issuing errors by HMRC.
Measures to cut fraud saved the taxpayer £6.5bn last year, the government has said.
Group risk markets have a bright future, but, says Lee Watson, risks of getting quotes and applications wrong are increasing.
EAPs are an intrinsic part of group risk products, but how do you assess them? What are the tax implications? Paul Avis explains.
The Chancellor's announcement of some tax relief on health-related interventions is welcome. But, at the same time, it also feel likes a missed opportunity.