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Business tax

Practical guidance, commentary and support on the taxation of business, including: capital allowances, entrepreneurs relief and corporation tax, as well as the taxation of partnerships, the self-employed and charities.

In this section

Business asset disposal relief (formerly entrepreneurs' relief)

Financial tips for GPs as they begin emerge from Covid-19 lockdown

All businesses will need to take lessons learned over the last few weeks into their future and our GP Practice clients, and Primary Care as a wider spectrum, will be no exception to this. So, what can we advise them to help the thought process on the financial aspects?

Value added tax 2020-21

An accessible guide to current VAT law, written for both professional advisers and non-professionals.

Cash basis for unincorporated businesses

A full chapter covering the cash basis system of accounting, including eligibility, rules for specific trades and professions and the way cash basis works. 

Campaign for a Gift Aid Emergency Relief Package

A coalition of leading voices in the UK charity sector is calling on the Government to temporarily increase the level of Gift Aid that can be claimed on donations to support charities through the difficult times ahead.


A full chapter on the taxation of charities in the UK in this title aimed at finance and business undergraduate students.

Construction Reverse Charge

FAQ on services reportable under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), concerning whether a client who supplies labour to building firms should be charging VAT after 1 March 2021.

Construction Industry Scheme VAT reverse charge

In this webinar, Neil Warren, Independent VAT speaker, author and consultant explains the new rules on VAT domestic reverse charge for construction services and how it will affect your clients.

Tax news in brief

Highlights from the broader tax news week ending 3 March, which includes: publication date of Finance Bill 2021, updated guidance on NICs and benefits in kind, latest fuel advisory rates and HMRC webinars for agents on off-payroll working and penalties for enabling tax.

Tax news in brief

Highlights from the broader tax news week ending 24 February, which includes: the opening of the online portal for the governments new payment scheme for deferred VAT, publication of the 2021/22 CWG2, OTS urges taxpayers to share their thoughts on the use of third-party data and HMRC publishes archive of pre-Brexit VAT notices.

Guidance for employers on NIC holiday for veterans

12 February: HMRC has outlined how organisations employing former UK military personnel can claim relief on secondary national insurance contributions from April. A new policy paper lists documents that can help to ensure a veteran qualifies and examples of how claims work.

Tax news in brief

Highlights from the broader tax news week ending 13 January, which includes: ICAEW’s response to draft legislation on R&D tax relief for SMEs and £230,000 cap on participation in the agricultural flat rate scheme for VAT.


A full chapter providing a practical overview of the taxation of self-employment income in the UK.