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Brexit: What Are The Potential Tax Consequences?
Whatever happens, we need to be prepared ...

    

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Capital Gains Tax: PPR And The Main Residence Election
Let's get flipping ...

    

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Taxman Wins Landmark IR35 Case Against BBC Presenters
The presenters say they were forced into PSCs ...

    

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Builders: A Useful VAT Concession In A Recession
Changing from selling to renting your new build ...

    

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Ownership Of A Company's Business Premises
What are the benefits and pitfalls?

    

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Family Will Planning: Using The Nil-Rate Band On First Death
To be effective, It needs to be used properly ...

    

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Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT Delayed!
The construction industry breathes a sigh of relief ...

    

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Claiming Loan Interest Relief
Accurate records could save you tax ...

    

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VAT On Holiday Lets And Serviced Accommodation
Is your income over the VAT threshold?

    

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Landlords And The HMRC Property Tax Campaign
Have you made your declaration yet?

    

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SMEs Unaware Of Increased Annual Investment Allowance
Now's the time to consider some plant and equipment purchases ...

    

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Common Reporting Standard: HMRC Collects £122m So Far!
And is following up on a further £560 million more ...

    

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Inheritance Tax Relief For Losses On Shares
The alarm bells are ringing ...

    

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Off-Payroll Working Rules In The Private Sector
Draft Legisation has been published ...

    

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PPR Relief On The Sale Of Part Of Your Garden
It could help fund your retirement ...

    

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Have You Received A Nudge Letter From HMRC Recently?
You're going to need urgent tax advice ...

    

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The Owner-Managed Business Property Tax Trap
It's easy to fall into ...

    

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Are You Missing Those Valuable Stamp Duty Land Tax Reliefs?
It's got a whole lot more confusing ...

    

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An Update On The Domestic Reverse Charge For VAT
Is your construction business ready?

    

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P11D: Focus On Staff Entertaining
Are you reporting it correctly?

    

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Caught By The High-Income Child Benefit Charge?
Why you should still register ...

    

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The Annual Allowance And The NHS Pension Scheme
Are you a high-earner? You could be affected ...

    

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Can A Director Also Be A Consultant To Their Own Company?
The directors said yes, HMRC said no ...

    

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Structures And Buildings Allowance Update
HMRC has now published its draft guidance ...

    

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Capital Gains Tax: Increases For Landlords Are On The Way!
You've got until 6th April 2020 ...

    

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Transferring Property Tax Efficiently Using Trusts
Ensure you get the right tax advice ...

    

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How Should You Own Your Business Premises?
There are various tax implications ...

    

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No Deal Brexit: For UK Employees Working In The EU, EEA Or Switzerland
Will double social security payments be required?

    

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Maximising The Claim For Business Expenses
Make sure you claim the right expenses ...

    

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The 2019 ATED Filing Deadline Is Fast Approaching!
Do you own residential property in a company?

    

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Family Investment Companies And Succession Planning
Sometimes better than a trust ...

    

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Tax-Free Perks! Did You Know There Were Such Things?
Are you overlooking your trivial benefits?

    

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A Valuable Inheritance Tax Relief
You may not need to wait seven years ...

    

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Extracting Money From The Family Business
Care must be taken not to fall foul of HMRC rules ...

    

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The Importance Of Employer Pension Contributions
In owner managed businesses ...

    

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Year End Tax Planning For Capital Gains Tax
Minimising your liability ...

    

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Taxation Of Serviced Accommodation
The benefits and disadvantages ...

    

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Alphabet Shares And Planning For Family Companies
Be careful how you allocate dividends ...

    

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Uber Driver's Employment Status Confirmed By Court
Be mindful of the extra costs and liabilities you may occur ...

    

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Will Bitcoin Profits Mean A Bumper Year For HMRC?
You may be liable for Capital Gains Tax ...

    

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Tax Planning With A Group Structure
A great way to protect your valuable assets ...

    

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Stamp Duty Land Tax On The Granny Annexe
Complicated, but there are exemptions ...

    

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Different Ways To Save For Your Future
Where's best to invest?

    

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Wishing You All A Very Merry Christmas
Here's some fun tax trivia for you ...

    

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Should I Tell HMRC About The Buy-To-Let Property I Own?
Yes you should, regardless of the income ...

    

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Planning For CGT Main Residence Relief
On the sale of a second home ...

    

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New Structures And Buildings Allowance
For commercial property only ...

    

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The Tax Pitfalls Of The Office Christmas Party
Be careful of the cost per person ...

    

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New VAT Rules For Businesses In The Construction Industry
The new reverse charge is quite a doozy ...

    

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Autumn Budget 2018: Property Tax Changes
SDLT and CGT are both affected ...

    

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Potential Budget CGT Relief For Sales To Long-Term Tenants
Will this 'good landlord' proposal make it into the Budget?

    

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The Annual Allowance For Pension Contributions
Are you worried you're paying in too much?

    

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Marriage Allowance: A Million Couples Are Missing Out!
Are you married or in a civil partnership?

    

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40% Of Small Businesses Are Resistant To Making Tax Digital
It's mandatory from April 2019 ...

    

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HMRC Has Offshore Tax Evaders In Their Sights
And they know all about you ...

    

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Letting A Room Through Airbnb
HMRC will know about it ...

    

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Can An FHL Business Qualify For Business Property Relief?
What are the circumstances where it can?

    

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HMRC And The High Income Child Benefit Charge
Did you even know about it?

    

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HMRC And Undeclared Gains On Sale Of Second Properties
Have you made a profit and not told them?

    

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An Accountant Or A Tax Advisor
Which one is right for you?

    

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Capital Gains Tax: Buy-To-Let landlords To Be Hit Again
HMRC proposes changes to the payment window ...

    

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HMRC Restricts Non-Statutory Clearance Process
No more safety net ...

    

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How To Lose Principal Private Residence Relief
There are a number of pitfalls ...

    

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Rental Property: To Furnish Or Not To Furnish?
Or even part furnish ...

    

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The Tax Implications Of Employing Family Members
Make sure you have documentation ...

    

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Pre-Letting Expenditure: What Can you Claim?
It's easy to fall into the capital expenditure trap ...

    

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Jointly Owned Property And The Use Of HMRC Form 17
Income Tax vs Capital Gains Tax ...

    

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More Tax Changes Affecting Buy-To-Let Landlords
About the new cash accounting rules ...

    

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Inheritance Tax: Can You Gift Your Home To Your Children
And continue to live there?

    

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UK Register of Beneficial Owners of Overseas Entities
by non-UK companies and other legal entities ...

    

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Wealth Preservation Using Family Investment Companies
Is one the right structure for you?

    

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Changes To Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings For 2018
Do you own residential property in a company?

    

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Thinking Of Acquiring An Investment Property?
Should you do it personally or via a limited company?

    

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Do You Have An EFRB or EBT That Hasn't Been Settled?
The deadline to deal with it is fast approaching ...

    

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Changes To The EIS Advance Assurance Process
Speeding up the application process ...

    

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What Tax Allowances And Reliefs Are Available?
The tax year is about to end ...

    

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HMRC Requirement To Correct Deadline Approaching!
You could be named and shamed ...

    

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Business Expenses: Sole Trader Vs Limited Company
What expenses can each claim?

    

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Changes To The Taxation Of Termination Payments
New legislation comes into force in April, 2018 ...

    

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Transferring Property And The Stamp Duty Land Tax Trap
It's easy to fall into, but equally avoidable ...

    

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Transferring Shares To Your Spouse
It has to be done the right way ...

    

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How A Cryptocurrency Is Taxed In The United Kingdom
Trading and investing in the likes of Bitcoin ...

    

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Do I Need To Let HMRC Know About The Property I Let Out?
Yes. you most definitely do ...

    

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HMRC Disclosure Campaigns Raise Over £1.2 Billion
Have you any undeclared income or overstated expenditure?

    

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The New Essendon Tax Website Has Launched!
Find out more about what we do ...

    

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Borrowing Money From Your Company
It may not be as interest-free as you think ...

    

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Ensuring Capital Treatment On Purchase Of Own Shares
Can a company buy back its shares?

    

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Treating Your Staff And Customers At Christmas
Be careful how much you spend ...

    

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The Importance Of Tax Planning For Your Family
Making the most of your allowances ...

    

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Property Tax Changes In The Autumn Budget 2017
It's not just about house building ...

    

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Investing In Student Accommodation For Your Children
There are ways to minimise the tax due ...

    

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The Statutory Residence Test And Working Abroad
It's easy to fall foul of ...

    

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ATED: Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings
Are your properties now affected?

    

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Inheritance Tax And The Residence Nil Rate Band
It's a complicated piece of legislation ...

    

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The Importance Of Getting Your Paperwork Right
And the consequences of getting it wrong ...

    

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HMRC's Trust Registration Service
Do you need to register?

    

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Business Investment Relief For Non-UK Domiciles
Do you qualify?

    

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Principal Private Residence Relief
Do you have more than one residence?

    

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Business Property Relief And Furnished Holiday Lettings
A quick look at HMRC vs Ross ...

    

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When To Charge The Reduced Rate Of VAT
And when to charge at the standard rate ...

    

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A Brief Guide To Furnished Holiday Lettings
There are both advantages and disadvantages ...

    

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Buy To Let Tax Relief On Repairs And Replacements
There's a lot of room for interpretation ...

    

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Selling A UK Rental Property
What's your tax going to be?

    

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Liquidations And Phoenixing
Do you know your tax position?

    

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Business Property Relief And Inheritance Tax
It's a very valuable tax relief ...

    

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How Do You Obtain Income Tax Relief For Losses?
I know you want to make a profit, but ...

    

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Property Tax: Loan Interest Relief Restrictions
You may need to re-evaluate your property business ...

    

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Investors' Relief: Attracting Investment Into Business
Introduced in the Finance Act 2016 ...

    

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Transferring A Property Letting Business To A Company
What's the tax going to be on that?

    

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Raising Funds Under The Enterprise Investment Scheme
EIS or Seed EIS? Would you qualify?

    

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Property Letting: Is It A Business Or An Investment Activity?
You have to consider your activities as a whole ...

    

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The Basic Principles Of Trusts
More common than you think ...

    

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Inheritance Tax, NRBs And The Rise Of Gifting
Have you updated your will recently?

    

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Entrepreneurs' Relief: Do You Qualify?
It can be hugely valuable ...

    

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Welcome To Essendon Tax Consultancy
The start of my brand new blog ...

    

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