Thursday, 11 August 2022

Is now the time to consider an Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) Scheme?

Employment tax solutions expert, Tessa explains the benefits to employers and employees of an Enterprise Management Incentive Scheme.


Monday, 08 August 2022

Insurance for farmers and growers

CJ issues a timely reminder about the importance of reviewing farming and agricultural insurance.


Wednesday, 27 July 2022

VAT and partial exemption

Emily unpicks the complex subject of VAT for medical practices.


Thursday, 14 July 2022

Service levels on HMRC claims

Private client tax specialist, Kevin Francis, looks at HMRC’s new service levels portal.


Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Child benefit and the higher income charge

The ‘high income child benefit charge’ claws back child benefit payments received by higher earners. Luke discusses who’s liable for this charge, whether you should opt out of the payments and how this can affect your National Insurance contributions.


Wednesday, 29 June 2022

Cashflow tips for GP practices

Having good internal processes is key to maintaining good cashflow within your GP practice. Read our cashflow tips for GP practices.


Tuesday, 28 June 2022

Options for law firms facing pressures on cash

Many law firms find their cash is under strain. In this blog we set out options available to law firms and discuss how getting business advice can help.


Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Twelve points to help GP practices improve efficiency and reduce workloads

Medical accountancy specialist, Emma Wood, provides 12 tips on how GP practices can improve efficiency, freeing up time for core work and thereby improving wellbeing.


Monday, 20 June 2022

The advantages of investing in EIS and SEIS companies

Luke investigates the potential income tax and capital gains tax reliefs available when investing in EIS and SEIS qualifying companies.


Monday, 13 June 2022

Contract Farming Agreements – getting the ducks in a row – and keeping DEFRA happy

Those working within agriculture, horticulture, amenities or forestry, and are users of Professional Plant Products must complete a new form by June 26. Steve discusses the importance of registering for those working in Contract Farming Agreements.


Wednesday, 01 June 2022

Can your 2021/22 second payment on account be reduced?

The team discuss self-assessment tax returns and the merits of filing your tax return ahead of the payment deadline.


Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Rising inflation brings annual allowance warning for GP members of the NHS Pension Scheme

Carl explains the impact the recent inflation rise will have on the NHS Pensions Scheme for GP members.


Friday, 27 May 2022

What can I do about school fees and Inheritance Tax?

As we count down to the summer holidays, Cindy Chaplin explains the most effective ways to pay for school fees and avoid unnecessary Inheritance Tax charges.


Thursday, 26 May 2022

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Common Reporting Standard reporting

Alex discusses financial reporting for entities such as a small trust or family investment company. Trustees and persons with significant control of an entity, take note!


Monday, 16 May 2022

Making company assets available for private use

Tessa Brown discusses the benefit-in-kind legislation around assets that a company makes available to its directors and employees for their private use.


Friday, 06 May 2022

Offshore trusts – UK tax liability of beneficiaries

Further to her recent blog, Cindy looks at the problem of UK resident beneficiaries often being unaware that distributions to them from offshore trusts are usually taxable in their hands in the UK, even if the trustees have paid tax on their income and gains in their home jurisdiction.


Tuesday, 03 May 2022

Why should UK law firms be looking at business structure now?

A number of UK law firms are changing their business structure. Ellis Lake discusses several reasons why this is the case and the pros and cons of different business structures, including tax reliefs.


Friday, 29 April 2022

5MLD and the expansion of scope to the Trust Registration Service – has your trust been registered?

Trust expert, Alison Day, looks at the requirements set out by the European Union’s Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD) and urges trustees to heed the September deadline to register a trust.


Friday, 22 April 2022

Can your business claim Research and Development tax relief?

Many businesses aren’t aware that there’s a lucrative tax relief that could really help in these challenging times. Richard Proctor discusses what Research and Development tax relief is and who can claim it.


Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Offshore trusts and UK inheritance tax: A case study

Cindy tells us about a case study where an offshore trust was subject to UK inheritance tax (IHT) where the trustees did not realise they were liable.


Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Guidance for Charity Trustees: Should charity donations ever be refused or returned?

Jo investigates when it might be appropriate for a charity to refuse or return a donation and the process involved.


Wednesday, 06 April 2022

Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) scheme 2022 details and temporary reprieve for urea

Laurie details some of the most important changes revealed in the latest Government agricultural funding and schemes announcement.


Tuesday, 05 April 2022

Probate: Informal tax payment arrangements

Ian refreshes our memories about informal tax payment arrangements when dealing with probate matters.


Friday, 25 March 2022

The Spring Statement – will it help down on the farm?

Alison Smith, senior manager in our Farms and Landed Estates team, drills down into the Spring Statement to reveal its impact on the agriculture sector.


Thursday, 24 March 2022

Spring Statement 2022: Measures for employees and employers

Employment tax manager, Tessa Brown, pulls out the main points from the Chancellor's Spring Statement.


Thursday, 24 March 2022

Top ten tax planning points to consider before tax year end

Nina suggests ten tax planning ideas you could consider, as tax year end approaches.


Friday, 04 March 2022

Charities Act 2022 - how will it help your charity

The Charities Bill received Royal Assent on 24 February 2022 and has been brought into law as the Charities Act 2022.


Tuesday, 01 March 2022

The new Health and Social Care Levy’s impact on National Insurance contributions

With the new Health and Social Care Levy just around the corner, Emma discusses the impact on National Insurance contributions and how employees and employers can ease potential financial strain.


Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Our business sale diagnostic tool turns 1 – what you’ve told us so far

Will looks back on the first year of our business sale readiness diagnostic tool and discusses common challenges arising from the results as well as top tips for addressing these.


Friday, 18 February 2022

Stewardship and Environmental land management schemes (ELMS) developments - February 2022

Kelly gives a run through of the announcements made recently on Stewardship and Environmental land management schemes (ELMS) developments.


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