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How many times have we heard people say – how will they catch me? HMRC will never know! Well HMRC is biting back. Gone are the days of an Inspector going undercover to sit in a car outside a customer’s house or at the end of a bar, paying in cash. Instead, over the...read more
You may have heard talk of the restrictions being imposed on landlords for finance costs incurred from April 2017, but do you really understand the new rules? Here at Lambert Chapman LLP, our clients continue to send details of the full amount of mortgage interest...read more
We have been running our Forensic Department for some 10 years now. At the outset I would take appointments quite far afield. I recall attending Court in Coventry which meant a very early start one morning. Croydon and Twickenham were two other judicial outlets...read more
On 6 July 2018 the Treasury issued the Finance Bill 2018/19, ahead of the Budget later on in the Autumn. The idea of which, is to allow time for consultation, to assist with the smooth implementation of the Act. Some of the main highlights include: The exemption for...read more
We are delighted to announce that our staff have chosen the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity as our charity partner for 2018/19. Kate Alden, Fundraising Manager at Helen Rollason Cancer Charity said: “We are so pleased that Lambert Chapman LLP have chosen us as their...read more
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...read more
We are delighted to announce that Graham McNeill is joining the Partnership on the 1st of July 2018. Graham joined us in 2001 as a trainee and has worked in Nigel Whittle’s team progressing to become a Senior Manager in 2015. In the last 12 months, he has added...read more
During my career I have seen the transition of clients using manual records, ranging from a carrier bag of invoices to beautifully maintained simplex books, to the use of computerised accounting software both on a desktop and in the cloud. Many businesses use...read more
I have noticed a real upturn in merger and acquisition activity so far during 2018. One of the matters which may need addressing when buying or selling a business will be how to deal with surplus assets already held by the target business. Certain assets can be...read more
I sometimes think that we can miss a trick when presenting the balance sheets of farming companies and indeed farming partnerships as part of an application for finance. Very often the business will farmland under the tenancy, ie under an old-style Agricultural...read more
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