In relation to business and individual clients:
Many of our business clients like to review their tax position before the end of the income year and evaluate any strategies that may be available to legitimately reduce their tax. Traditionally, year-end tax planning for small businesses is based around accelerating deductions and deferring income. However, this year, consideration will also need to be given to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A strategy often used to reduce taxable income (and, in turn, tax payable) in an income year is to bring forward any expected or planned
deductible expenditure from a later income year. However, in light of the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, any tax planning for individuals with potentially reduced income for the 2021 tax season may require consideration of deferring any deductible expenditure (if possible).[…]