Business Tax

Written by some of the best authors in the field, our business tax portfolio covers everything from Employee Share Schemes to Tax Writer of the Year Peter Rayney’s Rayney’s Tax Planning for Family and Owner Managed Companies. With 32 print titles, key loose-leaf publications and a choice of online services, our portfolio offers reliable and practical information to support tax practitioners advising a range of business clients

Recently Published and Popular Titles

While the HMRC has continued to crack down on tax avoidance in recent years, there is still much that can be done to legitimately minimise tax liabilities, and our popular Tax Planning annual, continues to be a useful resource. The latest edition covers a wide range of changing areas including the impact of the deemed domicile reforms, and the changes to the tax on termination payments UK research and development tax reliefs among the most generous and effective in the world, but also hugely under-utilised. Maria Kitt, of Tax Insight UK, provides an updated analysis of the various reliefs and where they apply in her recent publication, Research and Development Tax Reliefs.

Have you got clients thinking of incorporating their business? Merging with another business? Restructuring a business? Taxation of Company Reorganisations by Pete Miller and George Hardy has helped hundreds of practitioners support their clients though these exercises.

With some of the finest authors in practice writing for Bloomsbury Professional, in particular in this complex and broad area of tax, be sure to browse the full range of titles available below…

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Tax Tables 2019

Compiled on the day of the Budget by our expert team and printed overnight so that practitioners have a portable and easy to resource containing all the tax rates and tables relating to the forthcoming tax year. Tax Tables 2019 provides a succinct commentary on the key provisions and clearly laid out tables of new rates and allowances announced in the October 2018 Budget. Read more

Tax Rates and Tables 2019/20: Budget Edition

Bloomsbury’s Tax Rates and Tables 2019/20: Budget Edition provide comprehensive, post-Budget coverage of the new revised tax rates, allowances and reliefs, following the October 2018 Budget. Also contains commentary throughout to help with understanding Includes devolved Scottish and Welsh Taxes Read more

Rayney’s Tax Planning for Family and Owner-Managed Companies 2019/20

Rayney’s Tax Planning for Family and Owner-Managed Companies 2019/20 is an invaluable source of money-saving guidance for anyone who advises or runs a family or owner-managed company. Widely recognised as the leading book on the subject, it examines a wide variety of tax planning matters from the viewpoint of the company, its working and non-working shareholders, and its employees. The 2019/20 edition has been updated to include the following: Revised... Read more

Revenue Law: Principles and Practice

This title has been used as a ‘go to’ reference source for undergraduate students on business and finance courses for the past fifteen years. Under the new general editors, Anne Fairpo and David Salter, the content is being refocussed to ensure it remains relevant to the student market. The book provides readers with an understanding the law relating to all areas of UK taxation with extensive cross references to HMRC... Read more

Taxation of Company Reorganisations

This title is an essential reference source for tax advisers who need to offer clear and concise guidance clients who are looking to restructure their business. Drawing on the years of transactional experience gathered by the principal authors, Pete Miller and George Hardy, it includes guidance to a variety of topics from the reduction of capital rules, to using them for tax structuring, to EU cross-border transactions. The guidance is... Read more

Bloomsbury’s Tax Rates and Tables 2018/19: Finance Act Edition

Tax rates and tables updated in line with Finance Act 2018. Now including devolved Scottish and Welsh taxes. Helpful additional commentary included with all rates and tables. Read more

Rayney’s Tax Planning for Family and Owner-Managed Companies 2018/19

Rayney’s Tax Planning for Family and Owner-Managed Companies 2018/19 is an invaluable source of money-saving guidance for anyone who advises or runs a family or owner-managed company. Widely recognised as the leading book on the subject, it examines a wide variety of tax planning matters from the viewpoint of the company, its working and nonworking shareholders and its employees. This popular book contains effective strategies for dealing with particular problems... Read more

Partnership Taxation 2018/19

Expert guidance on the planning points and pitfalls to be aware of when considering the taxation of partnerships and comparing them with alternative structures. Partnership Taxation 2018/19 offers a comprehensive examination of the law and best practice relating to the taxation of partnerships in the UK, including LLPs, Limited Partnerships and Private Fund Limited Partnerships. Fully revised for Finance Act 2018 including full analysis of the effects of the long-awaited... Read more

Taxation of Employments

In this well-established guide, Robert Maas uses his expertise to provide clearly laid-out commentary on the scope of the taxation of income from employments and pensions. This also includes the distinction between employment and self-employment, the means for identifying deemed employment income and the rules around expenses and benefits. Taxation of Employments, 18th Edition takes into account the two 2017 Finance Acts, as well as Finance Act 2018. Among the... Read more

Tax Planning 2018/19

Are your clients fully aware of their tax planning opportunities? The government and HMRC continue to clamp down on what they regard as tax avoidance and unacceptable tax planning. This can have unfortunate and unexpected consequences for taxpayers, and also unpleasant implications for ‘enablers’ of defeated tax avoidance. There is still much that can legitimately be done to save or reduce tax. Written by some of the leading tax experts... Read more

A-Z of Business Tax Deductions

Is it allowable? That is the question so often heard when an accountant is preparing a client’s business accounts. There are classic ‘grey area’ expenses as well as the detail behind new legislation to contend with in the quest for the solution. Researching the problem is time-consuming and stressful. This is where A-Z of Business Tax Deductions, 2nd edition steps in. It has been compiled to provide clarity in areas... Read more

Revenue Law: Principles and Practice

Revenue Law: Principles and Practice gives a clear and detailed description of all aspects of UK tax law, which means the basic principles are readily grasped. A wealth of examples are provided to illustrate the guidance given. Now in its 36th edition, this highly respected work is a leading textbook for undergraduate students as well as being useful first point of reference for practitioners. A range of respected names in... Read more

Practical Share Valuation

Provides a reference point for practitioners, who may need to prepare or review a valuation of shares or intangible assets, and acts as a practical guide to the more straightforward valuations which are required for tax purposes. Practical Share Valuation combines decades of the authors’ practical experience in order to provide a reference guide to the valuation of unquoted shares and intangible assets as well as a practical handbook for... Read more

Incorporating and Disincorporating a Business

Incorporating and Disincorporating a Business, Third Edition provides clear, detailed and practical guidance on the tax issues, planning points and pitfalls which may be encountered when incorporating a sole trader or partnership business, or when transferring a company’s business to a sole trader or partnership. This authoritative handbook includes detailed coverage on all tax issues that might apply to small businesses, including income tax and NICs, CGT, IHT, VAT and... Read more

Taxation of Company Reorganisations

Made for all practitioners working in this increasingly important area of UK taxation Covering issues relevant to all size of transaction or company, Taxation of Company Reorganisations, Fifth Edition, includes guidance to a variety of topics from the reduction of capital rules, to using them for tax structuring, to EU cross-border transactions. The previous edition was published in 2012 and this new version brings the reader up-to-date with a range... Read more

Capital Gains Tax Reliefs for SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2017/18

The specialist technical information guides you through the reliefs available for your clients’ capital transactions, compares and contrasts how different types of businesses can benefit and gives guidance on how to avoid the pitfalls put in place to prevent the abuse of those reliefs. It outlines the calculation, process and application of the key tools that allow gains to be deferred, held-over or extinguished, as well as addressing the use... Read more

The Bloomsbury Professional Tax Guide 2017/18

A comprehensive annual guide to the full range of UK taxes, this is a highly practical guide written in a very accessible style. It is aimed primarily at the high street practitioner who does not have the breadth of expertise or expert knowledge at his/her own firm. Contains worked examples throughout. Part 1: Income tax: Income tax – outline; Employment; Self-employment; Share incentives; Pensions, state benefits, tax credits; Savings and... Read more