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Restarting a dormant or non-trading company

Restarting a dormant or non-trading company

HMRC must be informed when a non-trading or dormant company starts trading again and becomes active for Corporation Tax. Companies can use HMRC Online Services to supply the relevant information.  When a company has previously traded and then stops, it would...
Companies can claim super-deduction from 1 April

Companies can claim super-deduction from 1 April

The new super-deduction tax break, that will allow companies to deduct 130% of the cost of any qualifying investment from their taxable profits, is available on most new plant and machinery investments that ordinarily qualify for 18% main rate writing down...
Accounts and tax for companies

Accounts and tax for companies

If you have recently setup a new limited company or are thinking of doing so then one of the areas that you need to be aware is the accounts and tax filing regime for companies. After the end of its financial year, a private limited company must prepare...
Carry a company trading loss back to previous years

Carry a company trading loss back to previous years

Corporation Tax relief may be available where your company or organisation makes a trading loss. A qualifying trading loss may be used to claim relief from Corporation Tax by offsetting the loss against profits in previous years. This could be an especially useful...
R&D tax relief for SMEs

R&D tax relief for SMEs

There are two schemes for claiming R&D tax relief – the Small or Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Scheme and the R&D Expenditure Credit (RDEC) Scheme for large companies. The SME scheme offers more generous reliefs to qualifying companies. The amount of...
MTD for Corporation Tax consultation

MTD for Corporation Tax consultation

HMRC has issued a new consultation to examine how the principles established for Making Tax Digital (MTD) could be implemented for those entities within the charge to Corporation Tax. The consultation is open for comment until 5 March 2021. The regime MTD started in...