Company tax


To help ensure your company pays the least amount of tax possible


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Wastage/losses recordHMRC typically uses a mark-up of purchases to selling price to construct an anticipated sales figure. However, this doesn't generally allow for wastage/write-offs. So what simple records could you keep about "wastage"?Wasted stockProd... Read more
14 Mar 2009
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Clause
Company's option to buy/sell shares clauseIn the event of the untimely death of one of the major shareholders, the surviving shareholders probably won't want the shares to go to the deceased's beneficiaries unless they are already involved in running the... Read more
14 Mar 2009
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Letter
Exchange of lettersDuring routine compliance visits HMRC has asked companies for the names and addresses of any freelancers they use. Protect yourself with an exchange of letters between your company and the freelancer.Proving you've considered status... Read more
11 Mar 2009
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Form
Capital allowances for fixtures in buildings recordSince April 2014 it has been crucial for prospective buyers of second-hand commercial buildings to ensure that the seller has allocated their expenditure on fixtures to a capital allowances pool befo... Read more
10 Mar 2009
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Letter
Employee scale rate clearance letterWhere you have a number of directors or employees who travel frequently, you can reduce the administration involved in processing their expense claims by giving them a flat rate allowance to cover items such as lun... Read more
26 Feb 2009
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Document
Interim dividend board minuteA company can only pay dividends where it has "distributable profits". Broadly, this means post-tax profit for the current or previous years which has not been paid to the shareholders. The directors must keep records to sh... Read more
31 Jan 2009
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Miscellaneous
Property management company contractCompany tax rates are lower than those for individuals, so it might make sense to divert some of your rental income from properties you own personally into your own property management company. In order to avoid a ... Read more
29 Jan 2009
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Document
Distributable profits board minuteA company can only pay dividends where it has "distributable profits". Broadly this means post-tax profit for the current or previous years which has not been paid to the shareholders. The directors must keep records t... Read more
28 Jan 2009
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Letter
Enquiry - business economics exercise letterYou might feel that the tax demand based on a business economics exercise routine is absolutely outrageous. What measured response should you give?Don't say too muchDuring an enquiry into a tax return there ... Read more
08 Jan 2009