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Tax Faculty

Find out more about the Tax Faculty and upcoming events. Faculty members can access exclusive content, including TAXline, TAXguides, webinars, representations and support schemes.

 

TAXline: August 2019

In this issue, Kathryn Cearns OBE talks to journalist Caroline Biebuyck about the challenges in creating a more straightforward tax system, Bryan Crawford considers the actions that taxpayers should be taking when it comes to buildings allowances and Caroline Miskin explains Making Tax Digital for VAT’s recordkeeping requirements.

TAXline: July 2019

In this issue, Tina Riches considers HMRC’s updated view on tax avoidance schemes, Anita Monteith considers what lies over the horizon for Making Tax Digital, Julie Butler looks at how to treat wayleaves and Sarah Bradford explores the tax treatment of travel expenses incurred by employees in a range of situations.

TAXline: June 2019

In this issue, Paul Aplin provides his own perspective on tax, Sue Moore considers the impact of theEU money laundering directive on trusts, Joanne Walker looks at the Scottish income tax system for 2019/20 and Peter Bickley reports on a selection of points from the CIOT/ATT London Branch Employment taxes conference.

TAXline: May 2019

In this issue, Kate Upcraft looks at the practicalities of employees starting and leaving employment, Jane Moore, former editor of TAXline, takes a look at the evolution of the magazine, Lynnette Bober explores cryptoassets and Kevin Slevin explains how Finance Act 2019 has changed the rules for entrepreneurs’ relief.

 

TAXguide 10/19: Expenses and Benefits

This TAXguide looks at the charge to tax on benefits and expenses, associated exemptions and deductions and, where a tax charge arises, the calculation of the taxable amount. It also examines the reporting obligations which result from the provision of expenses and benefits, and also at ways in which this burden can be reduced.

Off payroll working in the private sector

From April 2020 the operation of IR35, or off-payroll working as it is also known, will change in the private sector. In this webinar we unpick the draft legislation, provide practical tips on preparation for change and highlight the pitfalls to watch out for.

Devolved taxes

In this webinar Charlotte Barbour, director of taxation, ICAS, and Frank Haskew, Head of Tax, ICAEW provide an overview of the devolved tax powers, and pointers to areas where care needs to be taken when advising clients across the UK.

Disguised remuneration, contractor loans and the 2019 charge

Since our original webinar in August 2018, several key milestones have passed, more is now known about the information which must be provided, the potential penalties and what help is available. In this webinar, Rebecca Benneyworth reprises the earlier recording and brings viewers up to date.

Employment taxes update

In this webinar Kate Upcraft and Peter Bickley cover the latest developments in the employment tax arena, including; preparation for the roll out of the IR35 off-payroll reforms to the private sector, tax regimes and optional remuneration arrangements.

Representations

Tax topics for today

Reforming property taxes for business – what are the options?

Taxing business properties form an important part of the tax base for many countries, but they are often complex and in an increasingly online world can be irrelevant to an organisation’s turnover. The time has come to overhaul business property tax systems and here ICAEW outlines the options.