Booking fees and card handling services

Daniel May

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently overruled UK court decisions in the cases of Bookit Ltd and National Exhibition Centre Ltd. The issue at hand was whether amounts charged to those using credit or debit cards to book admissions to events and cinema screenings etc. could be treated as a separate supply exempt from VAT, or whether the liability should follow that of the underlying transaction.

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Making Tax Digital – big changes are on the horizon

Michael Morter

You may or may not have heard about HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) plans to digitise the tax system. Known as ‘Making Tax Digital’, this is set to be one of the biggest transformations of UK tax in a very long time, changing the way all of us interact with HMRC.

To help our clients we have produced a guidance note along with some frequently asked questions FAQs setting out all of the key things we know about this initiative.

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Tourism Business Survey – an overview of the 2016 results

Peter Glading

The 2016 Larking Gowen Annual Tourism Business Survey has recently been launched and reports sustained growth in the region’s Tourism and Leisure sector – with businesses across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex continuing to see an upward trend of customer spending. However, whilst the survey findings remain positive, the results also show a clear request for more governmental funding to be directed to these counties and more local authority support.

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