Tax News and Updates – December 2018

In this month’s episode of Tax News and Updates: It’s the season of giving and in this month’s update we take a look at inheritance tax (IHT) exemptions and how certain gifts can have capital gains tax (CGT) implications… Download the PDF below.

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Does Your Brand Hit The Target

What do the most successful business brands have to do to hit the target? Well, they have certain characteristics that can all be described with words that begin with the letter ‘C.’ So, does your business pass the Ten C Test? Successful brands are: 1. Clear – They are sure about who they are and who they…

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What Employers Should Know About Employee Expenses

Here is what all employers should know about employee expenses! We are going to talk about a few of the more common employee expenses that explain what can be claimed and what need to be kept: Mileage: Travel from an employees home address to their normal place of work is classed as private travel. There…

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5 Things You May Not Know About Making Tax Digital

As Making Tax Digital is rapidly approaching here are 5 things you may not know! There is a lot to understand around its implementation and who it will apply to in April 2019. Our blog for July, Making Tax Digital for Business, covered the main points on MTD however, this blog seeks to inform you…

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The Mysteries of the UK Tax System

Casting some light on the mysteries of the UK tax system and how in particular it affects certain transactions. This is the start of a series of blogs in which I attempt to cast some light on the mysteries of the UK tax system and how in particular it affects certain transactions that will surprise…

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The Marketing Skills You Need To Succeed

Here are some of the marketing skills you need to succeed. Marketing is fundamental to business success, but when you break it down, it’s really just bunch of science experiments. You will try many things and wonder if anything you create is ever actually going to work, and then wham, the new campaign brings home…

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The benefits of Cloud Accounting

Cloud accounting is becoming increasingly important, especially with the introduction of Making Tax Digital (MTD) in April 2018 for businesses over the VAT threshold. Cloud accounting software can provide an array of benefits for business owner as well as enable them to comply with HM Revenue and Customs by providing the digital link required for…

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