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Salary v Dividend?

9th January 2023
Following the Autumn Statement which included corporation tax rate increases in April 2023, should you be rethinking your profit extraction strategy for the year?  Head of Payroll Joanne Gibson discusses here. Dividends – first tax increase When the NI rates increased in April 2022, the government introduced a matching increase to the tax rates on...
Taking salary again, Business Management

Taking salary again?

10th August 2020
Because of the pandemic, you have not drawn salary from your company for the last three months because its income was significantly reduced. The situation is now improving and you’re restarting your salary next month but is it worth paying yourself the arrears? Bob Johnstone looks at the implications. If you are one of the...


27th February 2017
The questions surrounding the issue of how best to extract profits from a company in a tax-efficient manner remain as popular as ever, in fact something we advise on often. Despite the introduction of the dividend allowance, and the personal savings allowance, extraction by remuneration (salaries) and by way of dividend remain the two most...