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Wednesday, 18 January 2017

HMRC’s database increases risk of tax investigation

Over 80% of all tax investigations undertaken by HMRC now follow potential leads generated by its £45 million database system, Connect, according to recent reports. The new reliance on automated systems to identify targets means that taxpayers could face an increased risk of investigation, simply for having their name thrown up by HMRC algorithms.

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Friday, 13 January 2017

VAT on search fees

When acting for a potential buyer in respect of a property purchase, it is normal for a solicitor to engage with a third party to conduct searches. These will determine whether any restrictions apply over the property, and provide other relevant information of interest to the buyer.

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Friday, 13 January 2017

Making Tax Digital for motor dealers

As we enter another new year, thoughts turn to what the future will hold. For HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) the future is a digital revolution to fundamentally change the way that tax information is collected. These changes are being referred to ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD).

News

Friday, 13 January 2017

Blog - Corporate business transactions on the rise in East Anglia

According to a report released this week, the value of business transactions in the East of England rose significantly from £26.2bn in 2015 to £40bn in 2016. The level of merger and acquisition activity in the UK has held up well despite a turbulent year, according to the new figures announced by Experian MarketIQ(1).

Press Release

Thursday, 12 January 2017

MHA Larking Gowen and Macmillan take a look back at what they have achieved through the Larking Gowen Half Marathon series

MHA Larking Gowen’s sponsorship of the City of Norwich Half Marathon and the Ipswich Half Marathon has led to a collaboration between the East Anglian accountancy firm and Macmillan cancer research.

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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Blog - Effect of Brexit on business sales now and in the future

Following the Brexit vote, which came as a shock to many politicians and poll analysts, it is interesting to see what impact it had in the business world. At the time of writing, the value of businesses in the FTSE 100 have increased by 11.1%and in the FTSE 250 by 5.2%since the Brexit vote

Press Release

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

MHA Larking Gowen celebrates as staff member hits £50,000 charity target

MHA Larking Gowen is celebrating as receptionist, Sharon Moore, from its Fakenham office, has reached a milestone in raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Sharon has spent the last 16 years raising money for the Trust and has hit her target of raising £50,000 – four years early! Sharon, who started supporting the charity when her cousin who was born with the disease turned 18, has no plans to stop fundraising.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Blog - How can you attract a future investor?

The Apprentice is back on TV and the contestants are proving just how far they will go to win Lord Sugar’s latest £250,000 investment.

Press Release

Monday, 10 October 2016

MHA Larking Gowen Corporate Transactions awarded Best East Anglian Deal Makers 2016

MHA Larking Gowen Corporate Finance have been awarded Best East Anglian Deal Makers 2016 in the Acquisition International Magazine 2016 M&A Awards.

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