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Deadline for UK share plan filings – extended by 5 working days

July 2015

The 6 July deadline for making share plan filings to the UK tax authorities (HMRC) has been extended by an additional five working days due to what HMRC term some technical issues that are being investigated as a matter of urgency. 

Any company that operates equity based incentive arrangements for its UK employees will need to make sure the arrangements are registered through HMRC’s online service, and that any reportable events (such as the grant of options or acquisition of shares) have been notified before the deadline.

A further update will be given by HMRC on 13 July 2015. 

Further information can be found in our previous updates – herehere and here.

If you need any assistance with the registration and filing regime, please email Jonathan Fletcher Rogers or call +44 20 3051 5711. 

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