R&D tax credits: consultation response 2021

The Chancellor of the ExchequerHM Treasury1 Horse Guards RoadLondonSW1A 2HQ June 2, 2021 By email: RDTaxReliefs@hmtreasury.gov.uk Dear Chancellor, R&D Tax Reliefs: consultation Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the above consultation. Our comments follow. Respondent’s backgroundConfluence Tax is an 11-year established tax advisory firm; the only such firm to provide advice to businesses…

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R&D tax credits: PAYE cap implemented in 2021

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But there is no need to panic as most companies, including those in biotech and tech, will be minimally affected by the changes.  The PAYE cap legislation around SME R&D claims has been released by HMRC (November 12). Crucially, the exemption to the cap that we, together with the BIA, lobbied hard for, has been included.  The key takeaway messages from today’s…

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PAYE cap on R&D claims – you’ve got to be kidding

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HM Treasury has consulted on its plans to introduce a cap on R&D tax credit cash claims – of three times a company’s PAYE and NI. And the biotech sector has responded with a resounding “What the…!” The consultation does propose some refinements, such as the ability to include the PAYE and NI of other…

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Budget 2018 tax update – Confluence Tax

On October 30th Confluence Tax held a post-budget briefing to update clients on the tax implications of the Chancellor’s 2018 pre-Brexit budget.  Here is the slide deck of the presentation. Feel free to download it and do get in touch if you have any questions. Read more about UK R&D Tax Credits. View the presentation…

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2018 budget: a tax update for biotech and tech businesses

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  Invitation to the essential 2018 post-budget briefing and general tax update for biotech and tech companies a free event We’ll keep it brief as you’re all busy but we’ll distill the significant bits of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s budget and discuss how they relate to biotech and tech businesses. The Confluence Tax team will be…

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