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Paul Short: The Rational Investor

Share valuations are always challenging, particularly those involving the valuation of a minority share interest and each set of circumstances is different. Even so, one finds that many valuers adopt a mechanical and formulaic approach to this process. One selects a...

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Personal Service Company Contracts

After recent IR35 cases have been decided, certainly Christa Ackroyd Media Limited, it has been suggested in the media and in articles that perhaps the contract should have been written in a better way.  It has also been suggested that perhaps had Christa Ackroyd had...

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Impact of Dividend Tax on Share Valuations

For many years accountants have advised owner managers to adopt a reward structure of low salary/high dividend when they are operating through a limited company. This nostrum has had a consequent influence on the valuations when we have to value a minority interest in...

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GDPR are you ready?

Over the last few months, there has been much discussion over GDPR which is the new General Data Protection Regulation commencing 25 May 2018 and replaces the old Data Protection Act 1998. I was recently informed during an update course that little over 500,000...

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Property Income Allowance (PIA)

There have been quite a few changes to the taxation of rental income and rental properties in the past few years – removal of “Wear & Tear” allowance, restriction of relief for loan interest, increased exposure to Stamp Duty Land Tax, extra Capital Gains Tax. And...

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