UK Autumn Budget 2021 – News for employment, incentives and benefits

On 27 October 2021 the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the Autumn 2021 Budget. In terms of changes likely to impact on the taxation of employment income, the budget was very light. The main message for your clients is that the budget has changed very little in the field of employment taxation. There are, though, […]

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HMRC enquiry nets £29.5M of tax and £4m in penalties from the Home Office

Off-payroll working rules – A salutary warning for the private sector In its recently published annual report, the Home Office (HO) declared that HMRC had concluded there were a number of instances where it had not complied with the off-payroll working rules (IR35) that came into force in the public sector from 6 April 2017. […]

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HMRC 2021 UK Tax Deadline Changes amid COVID-19

Year-end is a busy time for companies, especially when they are continuing to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, either directly or indirectly. HMRC recently updated some 2021 filing and payment deadlines to ease the burden on businesses. Here we have outlined the changes to the 2021 tax deadlines that have been announced and we […]

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UK tax authorities crackdown on remuneration tax avoidance

In February 2016, the UK tax authorities (HMRC) announced that they will be cracking down on certain types of remuneration arrangements which seek to convert what would otherwise be taxable employment income into capital gains. […]

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Highlights for HR professionals from the draft Finance Bill 2016

The draft Finance Bill 2016 was published on 9 December 2015 and contains a number of provisions that will be relevant to HR practitioners. These provisions implement the changes announced in the Government’s Summer Budget and Autumn Statement and will take effect from 6 April 2016. […]

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Autumn Statement 2015: Main points to note for UK employers

Following the tax announcements of the Summer Budget in July of this year, yesterday’s Autumn Statement focussed mainly on the Government’s Spending Review. However, it did also contain a few significant tax-related changes that will impact HR practitioners. […]

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