In the second of our series of updates on the taxation of electric vehicles (EVs) from MHA MacIntyre Hudson, leading adviser to the UK Motor Sector, Nigel Morris, employment tax director considers how wider regulation impacts tax policy and further influences the aim to increase the use of low emission vehicles.
There is widespread agreement that climate change is a major threat to our futures and the motor industry is taking an innovative lead by developing alternatives to the traditional carbon producing internal combustion engine (ICE).
With the April 1 deadline for the introduction of the HMRC's Making Tax Digital (MTD) platform for VAT now upon us, Alison Horner, partner and head of VAT at MHA MacIntyre Hudson, gives her top tips on how to survive the new system.
The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has published a self-help ‘Garage Guide to Making Tax Digital for VAT’ handbook to assist independent garages with their compliance to the HMRC’s new VAT legislation.
The IMI has called for further development in EV skills training, following the Government’s response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee's Electric vehicles: driving the transition report.
The Miles Consultancy (TMC) has launched a new TMC Automotive smartphone app which aims to help dealers reduce overheads and HMRC compliance around fuel and mileage costs by tracking business journeys.
Car retailers face a £158.5 million tax rise over the next five years as “further increased liabilities if investing” place further pressure on an industry which has lost one-in-ten locations since 2009.
Dealers hopes for another VAT windfall have been dashed. The Supreme Court yesterday overturned earlier positive court decisions in relation to Littlewoods’ claim for compound interest on overpaid VAT.