Pre-deal tax structuring
There are significant taxation consequences for all transactions including corporation tax, capital gains, employee tax/national insurance and VAT.
A review can identify hidden tax costs and assist in minimising future liabilities. For purchasers, the structure of an acquisition makes a material difference – in particular whether it is a share or asset purchase, and perhaps through the use of existing losses in the target company.
Cathy Corns and Rachel Haddow write the annual guides to Buying and Selling Companies – please follow the following links: