This very practical webinar will provide a detailed review of how the Construction Industry Scheme works in practice and fully explains the tax responsibilities and roles of both the contractor and subcontractor. Recent CIS tax changes will be clarified. Additionally, planning opportunities will be considered and highlighted.

A thorough CIS tax update will be given together with illustrations of the CIS tax planning opportunities available. Case studies will be used to illustrate the key points and the course content will be supported by comprehensive course documentation.


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).