Sinclair Day

May 28, 2019

Tax and lease premiums

Where a freeholder (or landlord) of a property grants a new lease to a new tenant there are sometimes upfront payments due, usually known as a lease premium. The payments of these premiums are increasingly popular, and the tax implications can be
May 28, 2019

What is overlap relief?

The assessment of self-employed or partnerships profits is usually relatively straight-forward if the accounting date - the date to which accounts are prepared - falls between 31 March and 5 April. However, overlap profits can arise where a business
May 28, 2019

Reminder of “bed and breakfasting” rules

Historically, the term bed and breakfasting (sale and repurchase) of shares referred to transactions whereby someone sold shares one day and bought them back the next morning. This used to have Capital Gains Tax (CGT) benefits by crystallising a gain
May 28, 2019

Company Unique Taxpayer References

The Company Unique Taxpayer References (UTR) is the primary identifier for the company and should be used whenever HMRC is contacted and when tax returns are filed. When a new limited company is registered, Companies House will inform HMRC of the