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Where Taxpayers and Advisers Meet
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EU Company Insisting I register for VAT
on 14/07/2020 21:46, by lordemsworth

Hi, I could do with some advice if anyone can help please. I'm based in the UK and make courses which I sell online. Last year I was contacted by an EU company; they asked me to make a course for them which they planned to sell on their platform and we had a royalty ... Continue Reading

Is Stamp Duty due?
on 14/07/2020 21:06, by ben_power

Can somebody help with the following situation? Facts: Purchased a property in 2019 for £375,000 with a 15% deposit so it has a mortgage of c.£310k remaining. Client 1 was a first time buyer and client 2 was a homeowner. In order to avoid the surcharge of 3% ... Continue Reading

non resident selling UK home
on 14/07/2020 17:15, by Brightonian

I am wondering if I am being a little naive here.A foreign national buys a house in the UK and lives in it, as his main residence, for some years before going to work abroad in various countries. He has no intention of ever returning to the UK. He lets the UK property ... Continue Reading

Settlement Agreement -NICs & Taxation
on 14/07/2020 14:20, by anjo56

Hello I have been offered a Settlement Agreement of £56k, from my employer of which the first £30k is tax free, I'm told. I owe the firm £2.8k for my Season Ticket loan. What would be the tax treatment of the £26K please? Do I only get taxed on £23.2k as ... Continue Reading

EIS loss relief on income in current year
on 14/07/2020 12:39, by davidxt

An EIS investment has failed and I have just received the loss relief certificate. I would like to claim the loss against income tax in the current tax year, meaning an adjustment to my PAYE code. But I cannot find out how to do this because the HMRC help docs ... Continue Reading

Equestrian business
on 14/07/2020 11:31, by Jodievm

We are looking for a conveyancer with help buying a dwelling and business, inheritance tax and tax/business relief. We are mother and daughter. Mother is going to buy an equestrian property for daughter. The dwelling, the land and business, set within 18 acres, ... Continue Reading

CGT on house sale
on 14/07/2020 09:45, by TaxToTheMax

Hi there, My first post on here, so please forgive if i'm a bit naive and wet behind the 'taxation ears' ;) I bought my house in 2003 and on the verge of selling it now in 2020. During this time i lived at property until Q4 2015 and the rented it until Q4 ... Continue Reading

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