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Friday, 23 April 2010

Krakatoa East of Gatwick



EMW Picton Howell have warned that those who have managed to return from abroad, after the recent volcanic disturbance, may face a tax bill if their repatriation costs were covered by their employer.

Picton Howell have warned that HMRC will demand tax and NI payments on any expenses claimed by employees during the last six days, including transport costs to get them back to work.

The rational being that unless the employer has expressly agreed to cover the repatriation costs, there is a tax liability.

Tax does have to be taxing.

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7 comments:

  1. Not a firm of accountants spreading scare stories, touting for business , surely.......

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  2. I'm sure Ken isn't suggesting HMRC should ignore the law laid down by the elected members of parliament and make up their own rules to ignore these taxable benefits.

    "Slowly but surely HMRC are attempting to put themselves above statute and parliament, and take on the role of judge, jury and executioner wrt taxation and the interpretation of tax law."
    "Issues wrt tax legislation are for the elected members parliament to address, not the unelected bureaucrats of HMRC."

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  3. I would suggest you seek verification that this is true - otherwise you could see yourself open to a liability suit.

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  4. Eh? Why would this not be a valid business travel expense?

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  5. "I would suggest you seek verification that this is true - otherwise you could see yourself open to a liability suit."

    To whom is this comment addressed?

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  6. http://www.independent.co.uk/money/tax/taxman-adds-to-the-misery-of-travellers-1953421.html

    As I read it this is only if somebody was on holiday, not on business, and employer paid to help get them back to work quicker.

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  7. That probably what you said/meant although wasn't too clear.

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