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Jan 16 2019

Self assessment deadline approaching

Categories: Taxation

The deadline for submitting your 2017/18 self assessment tax return is 31 January 2019. This is the same deadline for payment of any balancing tax payments for 2017/18 (including income tax, Class 2 and Class 4 NIC, capital gains tax and High Income Child Benefit Charge), together with first payments on account (POA) for 2018/19. more

Jan 10 2019

Making Tax Digital – FAQ’s

Categories: Amber AccountingMaking Tax DigitalTaxation

We are now fast approaching the first stage of implementation for HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC’s) Making Tax Digital.  Making Tax Digital (MTD) aims to provide a simpler and up-to-date system for taxpayers, by requiring most businesses, including sole traders and landlords, to maintain their accounting records on computer software.  This should enable HMRC to more

Jan 9 2019

We have secured over £16 million of tax savings for clients

Categories: TaxationTechnology

We have claimed over £16M of Research and Development tax credits for our clients, having recently secured our 300th claim which can potentially apply to any companies developing or creating new products, innovations or processes. Managed by our specialist team of seven, we handle over 65 claims each year and have an impressive 100% track record more

Jan 1 2019

Key Scottish Tax Dates

Categories: Taxation

Currently, the UK key tax dates cover all the known dates that will affect Scotland and Scottish tax payers. If and when these do differ, they will be detailed below with planned dates. This will include the Scottish Budget and any other tax related dates that affect Scotland. If you are looking for something specific, more

Dec 14 2018

Tartan Tweaks – Scottish Budget 2018

Categories: Taxation

Wednesday afternoon saw Scottish Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay, deliver his Scottish Budget address. You’ll recall the UK Chancellor raising the limits for the basic rate band for 2019/20 to £50,000, but the Finance Secretary decided to leave the Scottish basic rate band at £43,430. His justification for this was to raise additional tax revenues though more

Dec 10 2018

Would Cloud Accounting benefit your business?

Categories: LeisureMaking Tax Digital

From this April, the current government’s intention to bring Making Tax Digital (MTD) for all businesses, including sole traders and landlords, with a turnover above the VAT threshold (currently £85,000) to keep digital records for VAT purposes comes into force. This means that manual record keeping for VAT registered businesses will no longer be acceptable more

Nov 16 2018

Capital Allowances for Structures and Buildings

Categories: Property & ConstructionTaxation

The Chancellor announced at the 2018 budget that the government will introduce a new Structures and Building Allowance (SBA) for new non-residential structures and buildings. Relief will be provided on eligible construction costs incurred on or after 29 October 2018. The key features of the SBA are – Relief to be given at a flat more