What does it do?

Starting in business/remuneration planning

Self Employment Calc Calculate how much Income Tax, Class 2 and Class 4 National Insurance you will pay as a sole trader (up to 2024/25).

Salary v dividend: tax calc

Calculate and compares the amount of Income Tax and National Insurance payable on a salary with Income Tax & Corporation Tax paid on a dividend up to 2024/25.

Salary or salary plus dividend combinations calc

A mad calculator! Calculate Income Tax, National Insurance and Corporation Tax payable on a range of salary sizes, plus dividend combination and then compare that to the Income Tax & Corporation Tax paid on a dividend. This works through different Corporation tax rates for all size companies and adjusts for associated companies up to 2024/25 (beta testing 2024/25)

Useful tools stuff for tax

Adjusted net income An 'Adjusted Net Income' calculation is required if you are a higher rate taxpayer and you contribute to a pension or you or your partner receive Child Benefit.
Day Counter Work out the difference in days between two dates (handy for PRR and other reliefs and claims) 


Capital Gains Tax reliefs

BADR Sole Trader Capital Gains Tax (CGT): this tool checks the Business Asset Disposal Relief qualifying conditions for the disposal of the whole or part of a business, or assets used by the business when it ceases...Buy now/learn more
BADR Shares from 6/4/2019 CGT: checks whether you meet the qualifying conditions to claim Business Asset Disposal Relief on the disposal of your shares in a private company.There are two versions of this tool: one for disposals on or after 6/4/2019, and one for disposals made in earlier tax years...Buy now/learn more
Purchase of own shares (POS) Company purchase of own shares, use this tool to work out the results of the substantial reduction & connections tests for full purchase or phased buy-back....Buy now/learn more

TAAR tool for distributions

Check for CGT or Income Tax treatment: will you trigger the Targeted Anti-Avoidance Rule (TAAR) on a distribution made in respect of shares on winding up a company?...Buy now/learn more 

Risk assess your likelihood of having a tax avoidance motive!

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)  & Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED)

SDLT MDR Annex Tool How to calculate Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) if you are buying two or more properties in a single transaction: use this tool to see if you meet the qualifying conditions and you may be able to claim both Multiple Dwellings Relief and relief from the Higher Rate Charge
 Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings ATED

 Do I need to file an ATED return?


VAT calc  Calculates VAT on a net price, or VAT from a gross (VAT inclusive) price
VAT penalty checker When does the new (points based) late filing and Penalty system apply to you?.
VAT MTD start checker When did a VAT registered business have to join MTD for VAT? 

Special guides and zones

Research & Development reliefs 

R & D Zone*

R&D Zone provides the tools to help you work through and make your own R&D claim directly with HMRC. The annual cost of the R&D Zone is £350+VAT.

If DIY is not your thing, why not sub-contract the problem (it will be financially advantageous) via the Virtual Tax Partner support service at discounted rates.

Companies &Shareholders: Reorganisations, Reconstructions and Buy-Ins/Outs


These tools help company owners to resolve difficult company problems and then provide worked-through case studies, with step-by-step analysis and tax clearance templates. These cover 7 different company reorganisation situations:

  • Case Study 1: Tradeco, demerger of two trades
  • Case Study 2: Tradeco, demerger of its investment business
  • Case Study 3: Tradeco demerger of investment subsidiary
  • Case Study 4: Investco: Demerger of trading subsidiary
  • Case Study 5: Management Buyout via newholdco
  • Case Study 6: POS, buyout retiring shareholder
  • Case Study 7: Creating a group
  • Case Study 8: Selling to an EOT

Creative Industries Zone


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