25 March 2021

Changes to IR35 from April 2021

Changes in IR35 rules from 2021 will mean employees, but through their own Personal Service Company (PSC), pay the same Income Tax and National Insurance contributions as other employees. From April 2021, businesses will have the responsibility of deciding whether the employment taxes and National Insurance contributions should be deducted.
9 March 2021

SME R&D Tax Credit & the new PAYE Cap

HMRC have introduced a restriction for the amount of R&D tax credit received by SMEs in a year. Effective from 1 April 2021, the cap is set at £20,000 plus three times the company’s total PAYE and NIC liability for SMEs claiming R&D tax credits.
25 February 2021

HMRC’s Worldwide Disclosure Facility and its link to Italy

HMRC have began issuing "nudge letters" to UK residents with a financial connection to Italy and potential tax liabilities on overseas income or gains, prompting them to make a disclosure under the Worldwide Disclosure Facility (WDF).
3 February 2021
VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme

Deferred VAT: Repayment can now be extended to March 2022

Businesses that took advantage of the COVID-19 VAT payment deferral scheme, allowing them to defer VAT payments due between March 2020 and June 2020 until 31 March 2021, can now apply for an optional extension.
9 January 2021

VAT and Brexit – Online Sales of Goods & the £135 Rule

HMRC have published detailed rules for sales of consignments of goods valued at or below £135. For some time HMRC have been concerned that overseas vendors were not charging and accounting for UK VAT and these rules seek to remedy this.
8 January 2021


As of 1 January 2021, there are changes to the VAT reclaim procedures for UK businesses (including Isle of Man businesses) that incur EU VAT, and vice versa.
5 January 2021

Jeffreys Henry LLP advise Vector Capital Plc on £16m AIM IPO

22 December 2020

VAT and Brexit – Imports

16 December 2020
HMRC has launched an advertising campaign warning individuals to declare all their income before it's too late.

HMRC collects £34m in penalties after resuming tax investigations