Capital allowances

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For your business, a new government brings about a period of uncertainty. Consider how you can prepare to manage this transition and succeed…

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Full expensing is a 100% relief for new, eligible plant and machinery, essentially reducing its in-year cost by 25%. Businesses that invest in IT equipment and machinery will be able to claim back the cost by writing it off against tax on their profits and will be available for expenditure incurred up to 31 March 2026. This is in addition to the £1 million annual investment allowance (AIA).

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There are always competing factors to consider when thinking about your March year-end as a company. How prepared do you feel?

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For a round-up of what the Spring Budget contained and how this might affect you, please read our summary of some of the major changes.

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In an attempt to boost the post-pandemic economy, the super deduction tax rate and special rate allowance were introduced to encourage businesses to invest and boost productivity. However, these reliefs are coming to an end…

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In March 2021, when Rishi Sunak was Chancellor, the Corporation Tax rise was first announced. After some confusion that arose from the mini-budget, Jeremy Hunt has since confirmed that this rise will still take place in April 2023.

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The government has confirmed that the period for which the 100% first year allowances (FYAs) are available is to be extended from April 2021 to April 2025. In tandem with this announcement, there is also a significant reduction in the CO2 emission

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There is a special scheme known as the enhanced capital allowances (ECA) scheme for energy-saving technologies. The ECA scheme enables a business to claim accelerated tax relief 100% first year allowances (FYA) on qualifying energy efficient and

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A UK patent is granted under the laws of the UK, usually, by the UK Intellectual Property Office. Obtaining a patent can be a difficult and expensive endeavour. A patent only protects an invention in the country where the patent is registered, and so

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The recent, and temporary, increase in the AIA to £1m from 1 January 2019 creates computational issues if a trader’s accounting period straddles this date.
The following example published by HMRC illustrates one variant that you may encounter when

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Capital allowances is the term used to describe the tax relief businesses can claim on certain capital expenditure and thereby reduce the amount of taxable profits. Most ‘capital’ items, such as equipment, vehicles, machinery etc last for a

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