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Peer2Peer Finance News | August 20, 2017

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P2P tax

Taxing times: P2P’s perspective on HMRC guidance

July 11, 2017 |

TAX IS a fragmented issue in the peer-to-peer space. It is investors’ own responsibility to declare earnings with HMRC – which could appear as a fairly common scenario within the financial sector.

However, the vast diversity of P2P business models, … Read More

Tax guidance unclear on secondary market trades

June 5, 2017 |

SECONDARY markets where peer-to-peer loans can be sold at a premium or discount are at risk of falling into the taxman’s definition of a trading activity, rather than an investment.

On the whole, the practice is compliant with current regulations … Read More

P2P investors sent interest ‘nudge’ letters by taxman

January 5, 2017 |

PEER-TO-PEER investors were among the self-assessed taxpayers sent interest ‘nudge’ letters by HMRC over Christmas, Peer-to-Peer Finance News understands.

The government’s tax department sent out 10,000 letters to people over the holiday period, asking them to “reconsider” the amount of interest … Read More