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Election to transfer stock at less than market value

Election to transfer stock at less than market valueWhen an unincorporated business is transferred to a company, any stock (or works in progress for service businesses) is deemed to be sold to the company at market value (MV). This will usually be hi... Read more
 
 

Election to transfer assets at written down value

Election to transfer assets at written down valueWhere you transfer your sole trader or partnership business to a company, plant and machinery or other tangible fixed assets are often transferred too. Strictly, these assets have to be transferred at ... Read more
 
 

Election to disapply incorporation relief

Election to disapply incorporation reliefWhere you transfer your sole trader or partnership business to a company, this process is often referred to as incorporating your business and it counts for capital gains tax purposes as if you had sold it.Whe... Read more
 
 

Election for entrepreneurs' relief to apply to QCBs

Election for entrepreneurs' relief to apply to QCBsWhen you sell a business the purchasing company might offer to pay you with loan notes. This is a loan arrangement but in the form of a security, i.e. like shares. The loan notes pay interest usually ... Read more
 
 

Payrolling benefits in kind letter to employee

Payrolling benefits in kind letter to employeeHMRC usually collects tax on benefits by adjusting an employee's code number so that extra tax is collected, through the PAYE system, each time they are paid salary. Payrolling achieves the same result but... Read more
 
 

Letter to HMRC - problems with online filing

Letter to HMRC  - problems with online filingIf you've missed the deadline for submitting your VAT return online (or paying your VAT electronically), you might be let off the hook where you can show this was caused by IT problems.Explain whyIf you we... Read more
 
 

Dividend voucher

Dividend voucherWhen your company pays a dividend it should provide each of the receiving  shareholders with a dividend voucher as a receipt for their records. Issue a voucherWhile not strictly necessary under company law, it's advisable for a compan... Read more
 
 

Value of goodwill calculator

Value of goodwill calculatorWhen you transfer a business to a limited company, you need to calculate the value of the goodwill in it. If HMRC doesn't agree with your valuation, the difference between its (lower) and your (higher) valuation will be tax... Read more
 
 

Company shares or securities reorganisation clearance letter

Company shares or securities reorganisation clearance letterWhere a company acquires 25% or more of the shares in another, or reorganises its share capital, it can ask for confirmation (clearance under s.138 Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992) tha... Read more
 
 

Employee equipment allowance

  Employee equipment allowanceWhere your employees use equipment for work which they personally own or rent, you can reimburse them the business element of their costs tax and NI free. Quantifying the amount you can pay without having to apply PAYE... Read more
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