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Europe Fides 2017

The wall to wall media coverage of Brexit is not solely a UK phenomenon


Europe Fides AGM Brussels 2017

Friday was an interesting day of seminars. We started off with Brexit

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VAT Flat Rate Scheme

HMRC have introduced a new VAT flat rate percentage of 16.5%.

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Playing by the same rules

The Chancellor made a further commitment in his Autumn Statement to promote fairness in the tax system, ensuring that everyone ‘plays by the same rules’.

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Salary Sacrifice Arrangements

Following a recent consultation, HMRC have confirmed that they will legislate to remove the tax and national insurance benefits from salary sacrifice and flexible benefit schemes.

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Autumn Statement Explained: Non-Domiciled Individuals

The Autumn Statement confirmed that the proposed changes for non-domiciled individuals will go ahead as previously planned from April next year.

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All above the line?

Raising productivity was identified as a central long-term economic challenge facing the UK and a key focus for the forthcoming Industrial Strategy. The Chancellor announced enhancement to Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit schemes that will aim to improve productivity in the UK, as part of a package which will reach £2bn of support for Research & Development by 2021.

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Autumn Statement Explained: Pensions Recycling

From April 2015 individuals who have accessed their pension schemes have been able to re-invest tax free funds thus obtaining tax relief on the new contribution – referred to as pensions recycling.

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Autumn Incentive to Travel Cleanly

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement for 2016 included a number of tax incentives to encourage cleaner travelling.

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Possible Blow to Non-Resident Property Investment Companies

The Government will consult on proposals to bring certain income streams of non-resident companies, which are currently charged to income tax, within the charge to corporation tax.

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