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Category Technical Articles
AuthorTechnical Department
Article by David Ostle published in the April 2002 issue of Tax Adviser. David Ostle BSc ATII ATT FPC is a remuneration specialist in the Employment Taxes Group at James & Cowper.


  • The income tax treatment of convertible shares held by employees in their employing companies changed after March 1998
  • Now when conversion takes place there can be a Schedule E charge on the employee
  • The employer must account for PAYE on the amount charged to Schedule E on the conversion of shares
  • Problems arise if the employee does not reimburse the employer the PAYE within 30days
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April 2002 by David Ostle


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