Budget 2016 – Isle of Man charities

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The government will legislate to ensure charities subject to the jurisdiction of the High Court of the Isle of Man are capable of qualifying for UK VAT charity reliefs. (Finance…

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Vaguely Ambiguous Tax

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Whilst the industry is in the process of aligning itself with HMRC’s published policy in Revenue & Customs Brief 10 2015, (note today’s deadline!), there is another bump in the…

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Time is running out

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You only have until 30th November 2015 to inform HMRC in writing if you wish to take advantage of the transitional or settlement arrangements as detailed in Revenue & Customs…

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Some light relief

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HMRC have recently published new guidance. It covers situations where certain types of charity may reclaim VAT. For most charities nothing has changed. They may not reclaim VAT on costs…

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April Fool?

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Picture the scene. Your client has asked you to deliver a project by April 1st 2015. They provide you with written confirmation and advise that a full brief will be…

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Tis the season to be silly

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Will it be a white Xmas? And if it is will there be VAT on it? A recent tribunal ruled that snowballs are zero-rated but only if they are covered…

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