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How to incorporate a business - free CPD tax training

This episode looks at how to incorporate a sole trader or partnership

Nick Wright

The guest is Nick Wright of Jerroms Miller a leading UK specialist in taxation. Nick is a published tax author in publications including Taxation. Nick can be contacted for consultancy at or

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o 0121 693 5000

The first episode covers:

· S162 relief

· The incorporation procedure and which assets must be transferred

· The issues arising from goodwill

· Tax treatment of director’s loans

· D32 concession and why it is important

· Gift relief

· Dealing with a retiring partner

· The closing year considerations

The second episode covers:

· Practical administration guidance on incorporation

· Tax issues with capital allowances and stock

· How to include new partners / shareholders in the new entity

· LLPs

· Property and SDLT and the importance of sum of lower proportions

· Important tax cases to consider

· Scheme warning that will not work

· ATED consideration

The detailed content and timing for episode 1 is:

3:46 Extra notes for episode

4:38 Overview of incorporation process

5:47 Understand the business

6:55 s162 Incorporation relief

7:36 Do you have to incorporate into a new company?

9:01 How to split the consideration

12:52 DLA and capital losses

13:30 Cash balances

16:12 Tax planning for the timing of the transfer

16:56 162 procedures

18:27 Goodwill and director's loan accounts

19:35 What you have to do with goodwill

20:10 D32 concession and practical examples

23:02 Do we transfer partners in same ratios as in the partnership

25:35 Disapplying s162

26:40 The possible role of gift relief

29:54 Investments

32:48 Role of subsidiary companies

33:02 The closing year computation

36:00 How to contact Nick

The detailed content and timing for episode 2 is:

3:51 Brief coverage of administration points to watch

4:00 MTD, VAT and registering for tax

5:04 New VAT number delays to plan for

6:33 Transfer of plant and machinery

6:57 Tax issues on stock

8:08 Bringing in new partners / shareholders to the new entity

10:26 LLPs - points to watch out for

12:41 Transfer of the property

13:36 SDLT and sum of lower proportions - how it works

20:39 Does gift relief have any role to play?

22:16 Is the property business a business or not?

24:26 The indicators of whether a business exists

30:54 Factors to consider on ATED

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