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Accounting For Dilapidation

Dilapidation provisions are the liabilities to put back a property at the end of the lease into the same condition it was when you commenced the lease. Therefore, any change in the condition of a property during the lease my creates a...

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R&D Tax Credits Explained

Britain has long been recognised as a world-leader in science and technology, and some of the biggest breakthroughs of the past 50 years have their roots here in the UK. Major advances, such as the jet engine, DNA profiling and the World Wide...

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Accounting, Landlords and Property, TAX For Individuals

Thirty Days to Pay: How the New Capital Gains Tax Change Is Affecting UK Landlords

Over the past few years, landlords have been hit with a host of new regulations. Changes to mortgage tax relief and an increase in stamp duty have seen profits from buy-to-let properties dwindle, causing some landlords to sell up and quit the...

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Coronavirus: The Latest Government Support & Advice for UK Businesses

Coronavirus: The Latest Government Support & Advice for UK Businesses Coronavirus (Covid-19) is sweeping the globe, causing countless deaths and impeding the day-to-day lives of millions of people. Along with the devastating human cost,...

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Residential leasehold property - Is a service charge audit required?

I am asked this question every week. The answer is not so simple since the term “audit” is often used generically to mean a number of things. Do you mean: Prepare accounts; or Have the independent accountant carry out a review and...

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Accounting

Benefits in Kind

Benefits in Kind: What Are the Most Popular Benefits and Which Are the Most Tax Efficient? People are at the heart of every successful enterprise, and if you’re running your own business you’ll understand just how important it is to ensure...

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General, Landlords and Property

How Have Recent Regulatory Changes Affected the Buy-To-Let Property Market?

How Have Recent Regulatory Changes Affected the Buy-To-Let Property Market? In 2016, landlords in the UK suffered a blow when George Osborne introduced sweeping changes to the buy-to-let property market. Plans to increase stamp duty and...

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How Much Can I Contribute to My Pension?

How Much Can I Contribute to My Pension and What Happens If I Exceed My Allowances? With people living longer, healthier lives, planning for your future is more important than ever. Making regular contributions to your pension fund will help...

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Coronavirus and its impact on audits

So how does this coronavirus impact a financial audit? There are number of touch points which are outlined below: 1) Operating in China - If your company operates in China or relies upon staff visiting China then the Coronavirus is likely to...

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Accounting, VAT

What is the Flat Rate VAT scheme?

Something you may not be aware of as a business owner is the presence of multiple VAT schemes. The flat rate VAT scheme is one of them. The flat rate VAT scheme is a simplified version of VAT where instead of claiming VAT on purchases and...

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Accounting, Audit

How to reduce your audit fees substantially

Annual audit fees can often be substantial. However, in terms of reducing the overall cost of an audit you need to understand what is involved in the audit and what you can do to substantially reduce the amount of work carried out by the...

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Audit, Payroll, TAX For Companies, TAX For Individuals

Don’t be in the minority

With the excitement of Christmas and New Year’s Eve behind us, most of us are looking forward to the year ahead, full of plans and optimism. January often feels like a month dedicated to fresh starts, but before beginning a new year of...

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