Sinclair Day

January 29, 2019

Brexit – what the UK government has advised business owners to do

The Brexit uncertainties continue. To help businesses consider their options HMRC has published more information for UK businesses that buy or sell goods from or to the EU. We have copied in below three specific actions that need to be considered and
January 29, 2019

Charities – reducing input VAT

Charities pay VAT on all standard-rated goods and services they buy from VAT-registered businesses. They pay VAT at a reduced rate (5%) or the ‘zero rate’ on some goods and services. Charities pays 5% VAT on fuel and power if they’re
January 29, 2019

Who pays Income Tax in Scotland?

According to HMRC, individuals pay Scottish Income Tax if they live in Scotland. Care should be taken when considering the phrase "live in Scotland". In particular, you may also pay Scottish Income Tax if you: - move to or from Scotland,- live in a
January 29, 2019

Maximum AIA calculations for split accounting periods

The recent, and temporary, increase in the AIA to £1m from 1 January 2019 creates computational issues if a trader's accounting period straddles this date. The following example published by HMRC illustrates one variant that you may encounter when