Tax planning for unincorporated businesses

30 April 2018
Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness

Member price: £144.50 + VAT

Non-member price: £170 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be applied after checkout.

Edinburgh, 30 April 2018
Inverness, 6 June 2018
Glasgow, 5 December 2018

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What you will learn

This interactive workshop will review tax planning tips and ideas for the sole trader, self-employed, partnerships and also LLPs.

Who should attend

This will benefit tax advisers who need to give tax planning advice to such unincorporated businesses and LLPs.

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Michael Steed

Michael is a Cambridge Graduate who studied economics at King’s College Cambridge. He trained and qualified at Coopers & Lybrand – now PwC. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser, a Fellow of the CIOT  and is a former President of the ATT.  He is currently their co-chair of the Technical Steering Group. He regularly writes for taxation and accountancy magazines.

Michael is the Head of Tax at BPP Professional Development and lectures on a wide range of tax issues.

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  • Tax planning ideas and strategies to reduce the tax bill for the sole trader, self-employed and partnerships
  • Use of the cash basis
  • The impact of NIC, and planning tips
  • Are you really self-employed?
  • Recent cases and decisions
  • Structuring your business
  • LLP tax planning and anti-avoidance legislation
  • Capital allowances impact
  • Self-employed travel and subsistence rules
  • Cap on trading losses
  • What expenditure can you claim and get tax relief for?
  • The partnership agreement
  • The impact of CGT, IHT and SDLT
  • Practical tax planning case studies
  • VAT aspects including business dis-aggregation


Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness


Tel: 0330 060 3303


  • Tax
  • Training courses
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow and West
  • Highlands and Islands

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