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VAT Capital Goods Scheme

VAT Capital Goods Scheme

The VAT Capital Goods Scheme (CGS) is a means of spreading the initial VAT recovery in respect of certain assets over either 5 or 10 years. The scheme seeks to agree a fair and reasonable attribution of VAT to taxable

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Charity Trustees Quiz

Charity Trustees Quiz

The Charity Commission has launched the next phase of its trustee campaign which aims to increase charity trustees’ knowledge and drive a positive change in charities’ governance.

The campaign encourages trustees to

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Change to Company Accounts filing

Change to Company Accounts filing

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill has completed its initial journey through the House of Commons and the House of Lords and is now at the stage known as, consideration of amendments. This is where the

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Utilising Capital Gains Tax losses

Utilising Capital Gains Tax losses

Usually, if you sell an asset for less than you paid for it you would make a capital loss. As a general rule, if the asset would have been liable to CGT had a gain taken place, then the loss should be an allowable

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Tax on incentive rewards

Tax on incentive rewards

Companies may use incentive award schemes to encourage their employees in various ways. For example, to sell more of their own goods and services. The award can be in forms including cash, vouchers or other gifts.

Where

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Changes afoot at Companies House

Changes afoot at Companies House

Due to new legislation working its way through Parliament, Companies House will be making a number of significant changes. In a recent blog post, they made the following announcement:

We’re approaching a pivotal moment

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Autumn Statement 2023

Autumn Statement 2023

The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, has announced that he will deliver his Autumn Statement to the House of Commons on Wednesday, 22 November 2023. This move would imply that the annual Budget will not take place until the

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