Sinclair Day

July 11, 2018

Rules for use of taxable cars and vans to be updated

The Finance Bill 2018-19 draft clauses include new measures that will address two anomalies in the Optional Remuneration Arrangements (OpRA) rules. These measures will: ensure that when a taxable car or van is provided through OpRA, the amount
July 11, 2018

Beneficiaries of tax exempt pension benefits to be extended

The draft Finance Bill includes a new measure that will help modernise the tax treatment of employer paid premiums for the provision of death in service life assurance products for their employees. Currently, these premiums are only tax-exempt if
July 11, 2018

Rent-a-room relief to be modified

The publication of the draft Finance Bill 2018-19 includes legislation to change the way the rent-a-room relief scheme works. Following last year's Budget, a consultation was launched by HM Treasury to examine the design of the rent-a-room scheme.
July 9, 2018

Acas publishes guidance for employers on suspension from work

Acas has published new guidance on the circumstances in which employers should consider suspending an employee. Suspension is where an employee continues to be employed but does not have to attend work or do any work. The guidance makes clear that