Ransomware - a word that can strike fear into people and businesses alike especially after the recent news articles about the global (and closer to home, NHS) infections from the WannaCry ransomware and its derivatives.
What is it and what can you do to reduce your risk or the impact of infection?
New company car advisory fuel rates have been published which took effect from 1 September 2017.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of HMRC in its fight with Glasgow-based football club Rangers over the club's use of employee benefit trusts (EBTs).
Disincorporation relief eliminates the charge to corporation tax that would otherwise be due when the assets of a company are transferred to the individuals. The relief applies to disincorporations taking place before 31 March 2018.
In anticipation of its expiry the OTS have published a paper designed to stimulate discussion around the relief going forward.
Research and Development tax credits for limited companies have been around for 17 years now, and in the tax year ending 2015, according to HMRC figures, the amount claimed reached a record high of £19.6 billion. This very generous tax relief can provide cash at crucial points in a company’s life, but is not given automatically.
After months of uncertainty, HM Treasury have announced a revised timetable for Making Tax Digital (MTD).
The recruitment sector has grown steadily over recent years, with there being an increasing demand for temporary and agency staff, many of which operate through umbrella or personal service companies (PSC).
Simon Hopwood outlines how careful planning can save tax and national insurance on termination payments