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Chancellor’s Budget Highlights Widening…

Fraser Campbell, senior Partner and Head of Family Businesses at Campbell Dallas, was a key speaker at a recent Budget Briefing event for businesses in Glasgow. Organised by The Herald, one of the most talked about issues was the widening tax policy gap between Scotland and the rest of the UK. Fraser said: “We have had discussions with clients worried about the direction of travel in Scotland, both in terms of personal taxation, and other major changes such as the Scottish land and buildings transaction tax, and the fact that Scotland will not be able…

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2016 Budget Summary

George Osborne presented his 8th Budget on Wednesday 16 March 2016. In his opening comments, Osborne stated that he would focus on the long term, and “put the next generation first” to help make the UK “fit for the future”. Our team of experts at Campbell Dallas have produced a summary of the main changes announced in the budget speech. This will quickly bring you up to speed on the key areas of taxation including, business and corporate, employment, personal and capital. Downloads 2016 Budget Summary 2016 Tax Card If you have any questions…

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Movement on long running…

The Upper Tribunal (UT) has ruled that Zipvit Limited was not entitled to reclaim VAT that it argued was “embedded” within postal services provided by Royal Mail. Zipvit supplies vitamins and minerals by mail order and used Royal Mail’s Mailmedia services to dispatch those goods. It is common knowledge that Royal Mail treated these supplies as exempt from VAT, however, the European Court of Justice decided in TNT Post UK Ltd (C-357/07) that postal services which were individually negotiated were not exempt from VAT – meaning Royal Mail’s Mailmedia services should have been subject to…