A current tax update for accountants, both in practice and in industry, covering the following topics:

  • Recent tax developments and news
  • Business tax update
  • The contents and planning relating to the Spring 2023 Budget
  • Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings
  • IR35…Where are we now?
  • Basis period reform
  • CIS tax update and planning
  • Stamp Duty Refresher
  • Corporation tax losses and group relief
  • Capital allowances update, under the new regime
  • Personal tax update
  • The high income child benefit charge
  • NIC, PAYE and benefits refresher and planning
  • Trading deductions - what is allowable and what is not
  • The recent tax cases and changes in legislation
  • Practical VAT changes, developments and planning
  • CGT and IHT update
  • Benefits in kind review
  • Corporation tax update and planning
  • General tax planning resulting from recent tax changes
  • Dealing with HMRC investigations
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Personal tax planning for high net worth individuals
  • Case studies
  • General overview.

Delegates will receive a very practical tax update, covering all the recent tax and NIC changes, and also discover the new tax planning opportunities available.The course will be assisted by practical case studies throughout.


Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer

Tim is a well known Tax presenter, and lectures frequently all over the UK on a wide variety of taxation subjects. He has been presenting such tax lectures for over 30 years now.

Previously, Tim was a senior Tax Manager with Howarth Clark Whitehill LLP, advising on all areas of tax and NIC for the firm to their clients. He was also a member of the tax department of P&O where he specialised in Corporation Tax and the Construction Industry, being involved in the Bovis Construction Industry tax deduction scheme within the P&O Group.

Additionally, Tim has recently written numerous articles in the tax press particularly with regard to his specialist areas of CIS, ‘self-employed status issues’, NIC and PAYE matters, stamp duty land tax, and the tax benefits of businesses switching to electric vehicles.

Tim lectures on most areas of tax, including IR35 and CIS, which are his particular specialties, both in lecturing and in practice. He also specializes on R&D and provides advice on tax investigations.

Tim is currently the Senior Partner of Palmer Consultancy Partnership. He is also a tax consultant with the London firm of chartered accountants, Arram Berlyn Gardner (ABG).