SME Tax News

In Bhaur & Ors v Equity First Trustees (Nevis) Ltd & Ors [2021] EWHC 2581 (CH), the High Court denied a request to set aside an Employee Benefit Trust scheme on the grounds of mistake despite attempts by the offshore trustees to give 90% of the trust value to the NSPCC as the default beneficiary. 

HMRC have recently published guidance on how they deal with people who do not pay the tax that is owed. This includes how and when debt enforcement powers are used.

HMRC have issued Making Tax Digital for Agents Issue 18 (September 2021). We have summarised the key content for you.


We have a varied and interesting selection of news and cases for you this week, plus we feature Question & Answers from our recent tax conference hot topics, and summaries of the best bits of the latest Employer and Agent Bulletins from HMRC.

HMRC have issued guidance targeted at helping employment agencies and those using temporary labour reduce the risk of using a non-tax compliant umbrella company.

HMRC have published their Employer Bulletin for October 2021. We have summarised the key content for you, with links to our detailed guidance on the topics covered.


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