This blog continues the series of Global Payroll blogs by Simon Porter, Assistant Manager in our Payroll and Employment Taxes Team.
We see many businesses who boast a global workforce taking advantage of the expertise of those based overseas by mobilising them to the UK for short periods of time to undertake specific pieces of work or to attend meetings. By doing so, it is vital that the Company ensures they are meeting the reporting obligations as an employer in the UK for these individuals.
Following on from our blog in October 2017 we have been approached by many seafarers (both UK and EEA resident) who have had disputes with HMRC regarding their Seafarers Earnings Deduction (SED) claims. HMRC are arguing that many claims have been completed using Discharge books alone with no consideration has been given to the other qualifying conditions.
Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) were delighted this week to co-host their Spring “Exploration & Production C-Suite Dinner” in London in collaboration with their event partner, EPI Group.
Increasingly in every part of our lives we trust our data to the cloud. In the workplace, cloud-based smart software is replacing manual office-based processes, empowering business owners and managers. These apps can be accessed from anywhere on any device – invaluable in the busy lives we all lead. So over the last few years the accounting profession has seen huge changes, in what we do, how we engage with our clients – and in what clients expect.
For some years now, the OECD have been on a drive to tackle what they call “Base Erosion and Profit Shifting”, or “BEPS.” This refers to strategies adopted by multinationals that exploit gaps or mismatches in tax rules to artificially shift profits to low or no-tax jurisdictions. BEPS Action 15, the final of the OECD’s action plan, introduced the concept of a Multilateral Instrument (“MLI”).