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Yearly Archives: 2018


Company cars and salary sacr...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

In April 2017, HMRC introduced the OPRA rules – not to be confused with a trip to the theatre – in relation to salary sacrifice arrangements. OPRA stands…

Company cars and salary sacrifice – further changes down the road
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Reforms could see taxation r...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

Clive Owen LLP has warned contractors that they could be hit with extra tax bills following changes to IR35 tax rules. The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced in last…

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York expands workforce and i...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

Clive Owen LLP in York has appointed an accountancy apprentice in its York office. Frankie McCall-Smith, 17, who lives in Fulford and studied at York College before applying…

York expands workforce and invests in young people
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Annual Investment Allowance ...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

It was announced in the Chancellor’s 2018 Budget statement that the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will increase from £200,000 to £1,000,000 for the two years from 1 January…

Annual Investment Allowance – Timing Is Critical
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Looking for investment in yo...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

Many owner managed companies will seek external investment to drive their company forward. If this investment is in new shares, then you could lose out on entrepreneur’s relief…

Looking for investment in your company – watch out for the entrepreneur’s relief pitfall!
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The taxman’s taking all my d...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

As an employee, it can be easy to overlook tax reliefs that you may be entitled to, particularly if your tax affairs are straightforward and dealt with via…

The taxman’s taking all my dough
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State Pension lump sums – a ...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

If you are entitled to your state pension, you may have chosen to defer the receipt of the pension. Similarly, if you are approaching state pension age, you…

State Pension lump sums – a tax saving opportunity?
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Child benefit – what is the ...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

Until 2013, when preparing a tax return, we did not need to consider any child benefit received as it was a non-taxable benefit. However, that’s all changed, and…

Child benefit – what is the impact of not claiming?
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HM Revenue & Customs se...

Event date: 1st Jan 1970

HMRC have announced that from 19 November 2018, they are to review around 30,000 2016/17 Tax Returns and re-work liability where they believe that their own calculator has…

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