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Chargeable benefit: tax advantages of electric and low emission vehicles

To encourage the use of electric cars and other ultra-low emission vehicles, the UK Government offers a range of incentives….

Heather Tulloch November 2019

BKL team up with growing advisory and cloud accounting firm Green & Purple

BKL are delighted to announce the acquisition of Green & Purple, a growing and innovative firm specialising in chief financial…

Dominic Anthony November 2019

The Higgins hotel hassle, Chapter 3: CGT and off-plan purchases

David Whiscombe comments on the limits of Main Residence exemption. Broadly, you get full exemption from tax for a capital…

Andrew Levene November 2019

Received wisdom: Receipts basis for employment income

Writing for Taxation magazine, BKL consultant David Whiscombe examines tax on employment income for UK residents and non-UK resident taxpayers. Key…

David Whiscombe November 2019

A Fortnight in Fintech: Libra, Hong Kong, FCA and OneCoin

Where finance meets technology, interesting things continue to happen. As ever, cryptocurrency is a dominant theme – for America, Asia…

Jon Wedge November 2019

Dwelling on capital allowances: claiming on residential property

Hora Tevfik v HMRC was a recent case about capital allowances for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) and a timely…

Andrew Levene November 2019

Intermediaries legislation (IR35): Christa Ackroyd Media Ltd v HMRC

Writing for Lexis®PSL, BKL consultant David Whiscombe examines the concept of control under the hypothetical contract posited by ITEPA 2003, s 49…

David Whiscombe November 2019

Why do HMRC require self-assessment returns?

You might have thought that the question of why HMRC require people to file self-assessment tax returns is a rather…

Chris Smith November 2019

Beware boutiques bearing gifts: property, stamp duty and treading with care

If you’ve made a property purchase, you may then have been contacted by a specialist (or ‘boutique’) tax firm, claiming…

Andrew Levene November 2019

Proposed FCA regulations affecting crypto firms from January 2020

An update from our financial services team in conjunction with The MPAC Group. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), in its…

David Landau November 2019