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Making Tax Digital: The Countdown is on…

Are you ready? We commenced seminars for clients back in 2017 and since that time there have been changes to the original Making Tax Digital (MTD) rules. To start with, they are now only being implemented to affect VAT reporting. Lambert Chapman LLP have been...

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The Problem with Child Benefit…

We are well aware of the charge on high earners for the Child Benefit allowance which has been in place since 2013. This means that those earning over the £50,000 have a charge which means that the benefit is completely lost for those earning more than £60,000....

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Marathon Mark

18 Feb: Why am I doing this to myself? When the email came round with the opportunity to run in the 2019 London Marathon, I was well up for the challenge. It is something I have always wanted to do and it will be another thing ticked off my bucket list. Having lost...

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Richard Thomson: What is your Business Worth?

Over the past year to November 2018 (prior to the recent Brexit events!) we have seen increasing confidence and an increasing number of corporate finance transactions, including a number of acquisition approaches being made for businesses. As confidence has grown, we...

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Paul Short: Beware, Landlords!

HMRC have been waging a successful campaign against landlords (many of them accidental) who have failed to disclose their income. It is easier for HMRC to cross check with land registry to identify landlords who are not disclosing their rental income. In addition...

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Richard Thomson: Christmas Gifts to Staff

Further to my recent article regarding the tax implications of providing Christmas functions for staff, another area for consideration with the upcoming festive season will be the provision of Christmas gifts or bonuses to staff. Many firms will provide a Christmas...

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Richard Thomson: Christmas Parties

As we are in the festive season, it is always a good time to recap on the tax reliefs which are available for staff entertaining. Generally, all staff entertaining will be an allowable tax deduction for the employer but there may be a charge to taxation on the...

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