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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 27, 2019

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One quarter of authorised managers are yet to launch an IFISA

June 14, 2019 |

ALMOST a quarter of HMRC-authorised Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) managers do not offer the product.

Peer2Peer Finance News research has found that 93 firms are authorised by the taxman to offer an IFISA, but 22 of these firms are yet … Read More

HMRC insolvency reforms could limit asset-backed lending

May 20, 2019 |

INSOLVENCY reforms that are set to bump HMRC up the creditor list could limit the appetite for lending among asset-backed lenders (ABL), a business advisory firm has warned.

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his 2018 Budget that HMRC would return to … Read More

HMRC warns IFISA providers to stop using e-money services

January 24, 2019 |

HMRC has warned peer-to-peer lenders that they shouldn’t be using e-money providers to hold Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) money.

An alert from the taxman – which applies to all ISA managers – said it was aware that some providers are … Read More

Insolvency reforms may hinder P2P loan recoveries

November 5, 2018 |

REFORMS to the way HMRC is treated as a creditor will make it harder for some peer-to-peer lending platforms to recover bad debts, an insolvency practitioner has warned.

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced in his 2018 Budget last week that HMRC would … Read More

IFISA providers call for tailored HMRC submissions process

October 8, 2018 |

INNOVATIVE Finance ISA (IFISA) providers have called for a simplified HMRC submissions process that is more tailored to the tax wrapper, after the taxman revealed that last year’s data was incomplete.

Peer-to-peer lending platforms and other providers of debt-based securities … Read More

P2P lenders record £300m intake in second year of the IFISA

August 31, 2018 |

ALMOST £300m was invested across Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) in the previous tax year, HMRC data reveals.

The latest ISA statistics from the taxman shows £290m of subscriptions in IFISA for the 2017/2018 tax year across 31,000 accounts.

P2P lenders … Read More

P2P platforms record £300m IFISA intake since launch

July 30, 2018 |

THE UK’s largest peer-to-peer platforms have seen 28,000 Innovative Finance ISAs (IFISA) opened with more than £300m invested since the tax wrapper launched in 2016.

Data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) shows that six of its members – Crowdstacker, … Read More

HMRC updates crypto investors on tax confusion

May 14, 2018 |

CRYPTOCURRENCY investors have been warned by experts that they may face an unexpected tax bill if they sell out of the market at a profit.

However, a HMRC representative has told Peer2Peer Finance News that the tax office will deal … Read More

Is P2P lending here to stay or is it just a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

April 24, 2018 |

Nicola Horlick, chief executive of Money&Co and Lauren Lee, managing associate on the finance litigation team at law firm Addleshaw Goddard, assess the future of peer-to-peer lending

Prior to the economic crash in 2008, the vast majority (estimated at 91 … Read More

ArchOver unveils R&D advance business loans

April 17, 2018 |

BUSINESS lending peer-to-peer platform ArchOver has gone live with its research and development loans.

The research and development (R&D) advance product range was first touted in February and lets businesses that can show they are claiming R&D tax credits from … Read More