Making Tax Digital for VAT

The regulations to bring into force Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTDfV) are now law, and digital VAT returns will be required from 1 April 2019. MTDfV is the first phase of HMRC’s landmark Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime, which will ultimately require taxpayers to move to a fully digital tax system. Regulations have now […]

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Tax-free sale

Tax-free sale The employee shareholder status ending after a relatively short life seemed a disappointing step-back in the drive for wider employee ownership. However, the Government has kept in place an exit option to shareholders who are looking to place the ownership of the company into employee hands. The tax rules introduced for this type […]

Future Proofing Your Business

Future Proofing Your Business In business, staff are often your most valuable asset.  You want to ensure you keep good dedicated productive staff and incentivise them sufficiently so they remain with your business.  Replacing valuable staff can be costly; not only in terms of agency fees, but in terms of the impact the transition and/or […]

Optional Remuneration Arrangement

Optional Remuneration Arrangement An Optional Remuneration Arrangement (OpRA), more commonly known as ‘salary sacrifice’ is an arrangement between an employee and their employer to be provided with a benefit in kind, rather than the salary equivalent. A benefit is provided under such an arrangement in either of the following circumstances: An employee gives up the […]

The ‘Future of Pensions’ Event

Albert Goodman partnered with the Somerset Chamber to host ‘The Future of Pensions’ event at Taunton Racecourse on Friday 27 April, with guest speaker former Pensions Minister, Sir Steve Webb. There was a brilliant turn-out of attendees for the highly-anticipated event, which began with a delicious breakfast provided by the racecourse, followed by a room […]

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