When it comes to R&D Tax Relief, software development is one area which has historically been challenging for both companies and advisers. Identifying whether a project qualified for relief could be difficult. Whilst it is easy sometimes to overlook “the other side of the fence”, these types of claims also 
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What’s New This Week @ETC Tax – W/C 28/01/2019 We are finally at the end of what seemed a very long and busy January. Here is what we have been working on this week: – A detailed report dealing with the corporate loan relationship provisions arising from a refunding exercise, 
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Should David Beckham’s tax payments earn him a knighthood? Some might say that the wealthy have a strange relationship with tax. Only a couple of years ago, during the campaign which ended with him becoming President of the United States, Donald Trump boasted about returns which revealed him to have 
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LAND REMEDIATION RELIEF – THE KNOTTY PROBLEM OF JAPANESE KNOTWEED AND OTHER LAND CONTAMINATES It might appear strange to consider Japanese knotweed in the context of a tax article, however, knotweed (which is particularly invasive and destructive) is perhaps the only plant specifically referred to in many thousands of pages 
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Brexit: could the tax system propel ‘no deal’ Britain to a bright economic future? With just two months to go until the UK is scheduled to formally exit the European Union, we find ourselves still wondering about how that withdrawal will take place. Will there be a negotiated separation or 
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Sport tax update: Football clubs kick back in tax counter-attack Those familiar with Britain’s national sport – football – will recognise how the style of play of many of the country’s top clubs has changed in recent seasons. Led by the likes of Liverpool’s manager Jürgen Klopp, teams have developed 
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What’s New This Week @ETC Tax – W/C 21/01/2019 January continues to be a busy month. Here is a summary of what we have been working on this week: – Advising a UK resident (and now deemed UK domiciled) client on the UK tax treatment of the remittance of funds 
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Brexit Tax Implications, Tax System Issues – Direct Tax, Indirect Tax, Tax Cuts, Import Tax, Corporation Tax & VAT… Introduction – Brexit Tax Implications/ Issues So Mrs May’s plan on Brexit suffered a bigger battering than Burton Albion in last week’s league cup Semi-Final. This article attempts to pick over 
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Negligible Value Claims 2019 – The Facts The sale of company shares and other assets for more than their purchase price will generally give rise to a charge to capital gains tax. Conversely, the disposal of shares for less than their purchase price will result in a capital loss. Such 
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The Right Structure for the The Wrong Trousers: Aardman founders sell to Employee Ownership Trust Aardman Animation are pioneers of stop-motion animation, the creators of international icons of modern British culture, Wallace & Gromit, as well as a string of other successes such as Shaun the Sheep, Flushed Away and 
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