Predominantly based at our York office, Fiona is a Chartered accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor with many years of experience advising and guiding private and public companies through all aspects of their corporate tax affairs.
Fiona’s experience spans a number of sectors; notably property and manufacturing. In the property sector, Fiona regularly advises on Capital Allowances, VAT and SDLT.
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Employment law update: Changes to termination payments
Changes to the way that termination payments are taxed came into force on 6 April 2018, so if you are already negotiating settlements you should be aware that any payments will fall under the new regime. Payments in Lieu of Notice (PILON) Previously, if an employee was paid in lieu …More
New case law helps to define meaning of residential property
What is a dwelling? This might seem like a question with an obvious answer, but whether a property is residential or non-residential could make a considerable difference to the amount of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) that a property attracts, as highlighted in the recent case of PN Bewley …More
Another IR35 case lost by HMRC
Hot on the heels of the Lorraine Kelly case, which we reported on last month, the First-tier Tribunal has just published its findings in the case of Atholl House Production Ltd. The company provided the services of TV presenter Kaye Adams and HMRC argued that, had Ms Adams been …More
IR35 update: TV's Lorraine Kelly wins tax case against HMRC
The recent decision in the case of Albatel Limited vs HMRC is the latest in a long line of personal service company tax cases where HMRC has tried to apply the IR35 rules to determine the employment status of high profile presenters. Case background Albatel provided the services of TV …More