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The Cycle to Work Scheme has just got better

The Cycle to Work Scheme has just got better

The cycle to work scheme has been around for many years. The scheme has some good tax savings and can be setup by an employer creating savings for both parties. Until recently, there was a maximum amount allowed under the scheme of £1,000 but this can now be removed....

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Inheritance Tax Take

Inheritance Tax Take

HMRC has issued statistics for the 2018/19 tax year which confirms that they have received £5.4 billion in Inheritance Tax in this period. The Inheritance Tax take by HMRC has been growing for the last 9 years and shows another increase of 3% over last year’s...

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How Should a Country Tax Non-Doms?

How Should a Country Tax Non-Doms?

Encouraging non-doms to pay their tax in the country of their residence without making a move elsewhere has long been a quandary for various governments. A recently published tax collection statistic has shown that the total amount collected has plateaued recently at...

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GDPR – An Existential Threat?

GDPR – An Existential Threat?

I like to check with my clients that they have covered, as best as possible, the threats which could blow their business off course. The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) brings another area to be looked at. I have been with a lot of my...

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Case Study: Coming to work in the UK from Poland

Case Study: Coming to work in the UK from Poland

We live in a world of mobile working where individuals can be sent to work around the world for their companies. Many of these companies are not international businesses and so we have to understand how that individual should be taxed in each jurisdiction. We have had...

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Are you in need of a Tax Healthcheck?

Are you in need of a Tax Healthcheck?

The normal starting point for a Tax Healthcheck is the Personal Tax Return. For the purpose of this article, I wanted to focus on the Corporate Balance Sheet as a vehicle for conducting a Tax Healthcheck. Let’s look at some of the issues which might arise. Fixed...

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Preparing your business for Brexit

Preparing your business for Brexit

With the 31 October deadline fast approaching when it is intended that the UK will leave the European Union, we have been searching for any Brexit guidance that might help our clients. Our research has revealed that the Government has placed a considerable amount of...

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Acting for Farming Enterprises

Acting for Farming Enterprises

I always think that acting for the modern farming family is akin to being the accountant of a commercial industrial trading group in terms of the complexity and challenges. With a farming business, one is likely to encounter: At least one Limited Company but quite...

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