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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Changes to the Taxation of Employment Termination Payments

From 6 April 2018, the question of whether or not a payment in lieu of notice (PILON) is contractual is no longer relevant for the availability of a £30,000 tax exemption. Any termination payments, including PILONs, will be subject to tax. Income Tax and National Insurance contributions will apply up to the amount of basic […]

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EU Approval for Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI)

EU state aid approval for the grant of EMI share options expired on 6 April 2018. HMRC has, therefore, advised companies to delay the grant of EMI share options on or after 7 April 2018 until the EU reaches a decision on renewing state aid approval for the EMI scheme. Whilst it is expected that […]

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