Reduced VAT rate for hospitality sector raises questions

Reduced VAT rate for hospitality sector raises questions

In his Summer Economic Update, the Chancellor announced a temporary 5% rate of VAT for certain hospitality and tourism supplies. Following questions put to them by the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) about the measure, which applies between 15 July

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Beware undisclosed property income!

Beware undisclosed property income!

Undisclosed property income has long been on HMRC’s radar and its data sharing system has made it easier to pursue those taxpayers at fault. Last month, Reuters reported on an investigation into the UK arm of Airbnb, conducted by HMRC,

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Is online where your business is headed?

Is online where your business is headed?

Even before Covid-19, many business owners were wise to the benefits of having an ‘online’ element to their enterprise. Now though, in the face of adversity and new challenges, these benefits are being enjoyed even more widely. Some individuals are

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Van vs. car: what are the tax implications?

Van vs. car: what are the tax implications?

Back in August 2019, we commented on a tax case where a van provided to employees was reclassified as a car. The case, involving Coca-Cola, shines a light on the issues associated with the provision of vehicles to employees and,

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Hospitality venues claim under Eat Out to Help Out scheme

Hospitality venues claim under Eat Out to Help Out scheme

With the second week of ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ ended, pubs, bars, restaurants, and other eligible hospitality venues can now make claims via the online portal. Customers are entitled to a 50 per cent discount, on Mondays, Tuesdays and

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Green Homes Grant guidance published

Green Homes Grant guidance published

The Government has published details of the Green Homes Grant, announced at the Summer Economic Update on 8 July. ‘Green’ home improvements covered by Government voucher scheme The scheme, which is at least a step towards the Government achieving its

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