Archive for 30/10/2018

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Autumn Statement 2018 – Tax agent blog

Yesterday the Chancellor delivered his Autumn Budget to Parliament. The Budget contained a number of measures that relate to the work of HMRC and the agent community. You can find out more information about these measures by reading the full Budget documents on GOV.UK and also the HMRC specific documents. If you’re short on time, you can read a summary of the Chancellor’s announcement (also on GOV.UK).

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Agent Update 68 – Tax agent blog

Agent Update 68 is available now and contains the latest articles, updates, help and support for the entire agent community. Highlights include articles about: • Venture Capital Schemes process changes • Apprenticeship service transition, acting on user feedback • Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) – how to submit a return. You can also catch up with the latest Working Together news and find out how to join our Agent Forum. Did you know you can receive email alerts telling you about the latest publication of Agent Update?

Employee Bonus Schemes: Growth Securities Ownership Plan (GSOP) tax avoidance and similar schemes

Employee Bonus Schemes: Growth Securities Ownership Plan (GSOP) tax avoidance and similar schemes Spotlight 28 Tax Agents with clients who have used such schemes may be interested in a recent decision by the First-tier Tribunal (FTT). Many users of GSOP schemes have already settled their liabilities, but a minority are seeking to challenge HMRC’s view of the scheme in the FTT. The Tribunal has decided that two appeal cases, which were the most advanced in the litigation process, should proceed as lead cases, with all other similar...