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Capital reduction: distributing capital reserves
Update: discussion on tax issues and examples added.

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Tax planning for the 2009/10 year end
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Recent guides:

Is it worth restructuring to save tax?
This is the first part of a new case study

New and updated Practical Tax Toolkits

Tax-efficient extraction of profits
An interactive checklist

Company year-end planning
An inclusive checklist for the company and its owners ahead of the year-end.

Tax penalties: grounds for appeal
A handy little resource for you to bookmark.

Unlawful, illegal and ultra vires dividends
NEW: a worked CASE STUDY illustrates the different treatment for different types of connected persons.

In the news (free view)

Tax treatment of distributions after a capital reduction
There is some uncertainty as to the tax treatment of dividends which are paid out of newly distributable reserves as a result of a capital reduction.

More tax disclosure opportunities to come
Dave Hartnett has confirmed HMRC's intention to roll out further tax disclosure facilities.

Campaign to stop NICs increase
A new petition to say "No" to the rise in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) planned for April 2011/12.

VAT alert: 1 April changes for cheque payments
HMRC finally gives up on the Royal Mail.

Recent new FREE view guides & updates

NEW Wrongful Dismissals
This claim can be made in a wide range of circumstances.

UPDATE How to avoid paying tax at 50%
Updated links and guidance.

KEY reading this month (subscribers only)

Employers' Quarterly Tax Briefing
Top tips, tools, links and planning ideas for 2010/11 and beyond...More

Quarterly Tax Refresher (for advisers only)
This essential tax tool is an excellent source of online CPD. Download this onto your mobile, train staff, and of course brief your clients...More

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Budget 2010: tax planner
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Tax Data
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