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TAX - SELLING A BUSINESS

Selling off your company’s assets

You were unable to find a buyer for your business which left you sitting on some stock, equipment and the premises (which you personally own). You’re gradually selling items, but what tax will you have to pay on the proceeds? More...

TAX - CAPITAL GAINS

Avoiding HMRC’s anti-avoidance trap for entrepreneurs

You plan to wind up your current business and use the money to start a new one. Your accountant warns that tax anti-avoidance rules might block the tax break on the old business. How can you prevent this? More...

TAX - SELLING A BUSINESS

Avoiding the buy-now-pay-later tax trap

You’ve agreed to sell your business to your employees. You and they are keen to keep the arrangements simple, the trouble is they can’t afford to pay all at once. If you agree to instalments will this cause any tax problems? More...

SELLING A BUSINESS

How much should an investor pay for shares?

You set up a business several years ago and it’s been successful. You’re looking to bring in a new investor by offering shares in your company. Should you sell some of your shares or get your company to issue new ones? More...

TAX

Sell shares in your company for less tax

You’re leaving the company and naturally your fellow shareholders want you to give up your shares. The plan is for the company to buy them by instalments. That suits you, but there’s a potential tax trap. What is it and can it be avoided? More...

DIRECTORS’ TAX

Can directors claim EIS?

A friend is starting a new company and wants you as a fellow director. He says that you’ll get a tax break on the money you invest through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), but the Taxman says that directors can’t claim this. Who is right? More...

SELLING A BUSINESS

Taxing the company buy-out

The judgment in a recent case concerning a company buy-out left a senior director and his company out of pocket to the Taxman to the tune of a small fortune. What’s the full story? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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