SME Tax News

The government set out its future plans in the Queen's Speech this week. Due to the current political uncertainties there is no certainty about the progression of 26 bills announced. The legislation was dominated by Brexit-related topics. 

Under recent measures the EU has made changes to its tax cooperation lists, removing the United Arab Emirates and the Marshall Islands from the tax haven blacklist, and transferring Albania, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Serbia and Switzerland to its whitelist of fully cooperative territories.


As unprecedented numbers of Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters hit the streets we look at the top ten 'no brainers' that we can do to reduce our business's impact on the environment and what incentives the government offers to help us do that.

As the climate change protesters Extinction Rebellion (XR) hit the streets in unprecedented numbers what can you do and, what tax incentives are currently on offer, to assist you in running a more climate friendly business?

The government have published their response to the Treasury Sub-Committee's report 'Disputing Tax' which covers how HMRC deals with tax avoidance and evasion and their approach to conducting tax enquiries and resolving tax disputes.

Annual figures released by HMRC show a substantial increase in the value of patent box and Research and Development (R&D) relief claims for 2016/17 and suggest there could be a reduction in claims for 2017/18.