HMRC notices

September 18, 2019

Income excluded from a UK property business

HMRC publishes a list of income streams that are excluded from a UK property business. The list includes fishing concerns, hotels and guest houses, tied premises, caravan sites, lodgers and tenants in your own home, extra services to tenants and
September 4, 2019

Trading income priority rules

There is specific tax legislation that seeks to determine which charge takes priority where two different charges could potentially apply to the same income. These rules are known as the 'priority rules'. HMRC manuals state that for Income
August 28, 2019

A reminder of the ‘badges of trade’

The 'badges of trade' tests, whilst not conclusive, are used by HMRC to help determine whether an activity is a proper economic / business activity or merely a money-making side-line to a hobby. Careful consideration needs to be given to
August 20, 2019

When are scholarships taxable as benefits?

The holder of a scholarship is exempt from a charge to Income Tax on income from a scholarship when receiving full-time education at a university, college, school or other educational establishment. Please note, that the provision of a scholarship