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

  • Recent tax developments and news
  • The March 2024 Budget
  • Business tax update
  • Tax efficient benefits in kind for directors and employees
  • IR35…Where are we now?
  • Employee Ownership Trusts
  • Domicile tax changes
  • Basis period reform
  • CIS tax update and planning
  • Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings
  • The tax changes to furnished holiday lettings
  • Capital allowances update, under the new regime
  • Personal tax update
  • NIC and PAYE 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
  • Capital gains tax refresher
  • Corporation tax update and planning
  • General tax planning resulting from recent tax changes
  • The tax benefits of electric vehicles
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Personal tax planning for high net worth individuals
  • Case studies
  • General overview.

What you will gain from the session?

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 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 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).