Company share schemes

EMI Scheme Most share option schemes, with an eye to tax benefits, use the Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme. For qualifying arrangements, there are tax incentives for the employer and employee. The point to emphasise with EMI arrangements is that they can...

Sharing income with your family

Sharing income with your family The UK tax system does not allow families to spread the impact of taxation where there is one significant income earner providing for other family members. For example, if one parent was earning £100,000, they will be paying income tax...

Online rip offs exposed

In a recent press release the Competition and Marketing Authority issued details of a poll of over 2,000 UK adults. According to the results of the poll: 7 out of 10 had experienced misleading online practices 85% believed businesses using them were being dishonest...

Challenging your Council Tax band

Apparently, February is the month that many homeowners take issue with their council tax banding in the hope and expectation that it will result in lower – not higher – council tax bills 2022-23. Anticipating this, the Valuation Office, who oversee these reviews, have...