INDEPENDENT CAPITAL ALLOWANCES SPECIALISTS

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Capital Allowances: Research and Development Tax Case

Recent Research and Development (R&D) Tax Case Implications for Capital Allowances Claims

Appeal Number: TC/2019/06690

Grazer Learning Limited appealed against HMRC for a tax credit enquiry amounting to £26,050 regarding expenditure incurred on R&D for the accounting period ending 31 October 2017. The £26,050 was initially accepted and paid to the Appellant on 6 June […]

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Lexis Nexis Webinar – Capital Allowances 2021

In this webinar, specialist speakers John Lovell and Kirsty Palacci will provide a masterclass in capital allowances.

The Webinar will cover:

Capital allowances in contextChanges in the 2021 BudgetSuper capital allowancesConstruction/Expenditure ClaimsPurchased Properties ClaimsFreeportsCommon misconceptionsStructures and Buildings Allowance

To view the preview video and subscribe to Lexis Nexis Webinars please click here

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Capital Allowances – Brought back down to Earth

Capital Allowances denied on satellite launch costs

Overview

The First-tier Tribunal (FTT) and Upper Tribunal (UT) both found in favour of HMRC in denying Inmarsat Global Limited capital allowances on the launch costs of six leased satellites during the 1990s. Inmarsat had succeeded the trade of The International Maritime Satellite Organisation (IMSO), who had initially incurred the […]

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Super Deductions – Full Relaxation for Property Companies

Great news for Property companies.

Super capital allowances have been extended to Property companies. A late amendment was issued to Finance Bill 2021  as link below. This is positive as they were previously going to be denied allowances apart from to shared communal areas. It arises from an amendment to Finance Bill 2021. It removes the […]

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Capital Allowances Case

Cheshire Cavity Storage 1 Limited & EDF Energy (Gas Storage Hole House) Limited v The Commissioners for HMRC

A recent case heard by the Upper Tier Tribunal (UTT) follows a trend of capital allowances claims being taken to Court where the disagreement between taxpayers and HMRC revolves around what is deemed to be plant (and so qualifies […]

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Super Capital Allowances Changes Budget 2021

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement should help turbo-charge capital investments in the UK with new super capital allowances costed at £29bn over the next 4 years. The extension of loss relief carry-back to 3 years is also positive and makes claiming capital allowances a potent tool in reducing corporation tax and triggering repayments of […]

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Capital Allowances Case: Update on SSE Generation Limited v The Commissioners for HMRC

PLANT AND MACHINERY IN A CIVIL ENGINEERING CONTEXT      

The long running dispute between the taxpayer (SSE Generation Limited) and HMRC in relation to what constitutes plant in the context of a hydroelectric power plant and civil engineering project has reached a conclusion in the Court of Appeal. 

The case had previously been heard through the First […]

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