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Sep 17 2018

Platinum seal of approval

Categories: Amber AccountingMaking Tax Digital

With just over six months to go until Making Tax Digital (MTD) legislation comes into effect across the UK, we are delighted to be awarded the status of Xero Platinum Champion Partner, the highest possible commendation for our commitment to service innovation and staff development.  Xero is Britain’s leading online accountancy software, one of many more

Sep 14 2018

Are you ready for Making Tax Digital?

Categories: Amber AccountingMaking Tax Digital

HMRC have embarked on a massive project, Making Tax Digital (MTD), to insist that most businesses, including sole traders and landlords, keep their accounting records using computer software. The aim is that the software will automatically update HMRC with relevant data on their business income and expenses on a quarterly basis. From April 2019 VAT more

Sep 11 2018

Taxation on separation and divorce

Categories: ProfessionsTaxation

Tax is not always at the forefront of a couples mind when dealing with the unpleasant business of a separation or divorce. However, if ignored there could be unintended consequences and costs on the division of assets. Whilst married, assets can be transferred between spouses with no capital gains tax payable. This particular relief does more

Jul 24 2018

Gearing up for a sale

Categories: Corporate FinanceLeisure

EQ has recently began acting on behalf of a leading food and drink producer based in Scotland. The business decided to make the move after feeling that they had outgrown their existing advisors. At the initial meeting, the owner advised that a sale of one of their premier brands was a real possibility, though not more

Jul 6 2018

Restructuring of local hotel and restaurant in Fife

Categories: Corporate FinanceLeisure

Our Leisure specialists have recently assisted in the successful restructuring of a hotel/restaurant in the north of Fife. The business operates through a limited company, and EQ were on hand to assist when one of its shareholders was looking to sell their stake in the business. EQ facilitated a management buy out of the shares more

Jul 5 2018

We’ve got it Figured

Categories: AgricultureAmber Accounting

EQ are delighted to be recognised as the UK’s first Gold Partner with cloud farm financial management provider – Figured (www.figured.com), which launched in the UK this month. Figured was established in New Zealand and now also operates in Australia and the US. The UK market is one they were keen to move into and we more

May 14 2018

Do you have money or assets abroad?

Categories: International TaxTaxation

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are getting tougher on those not paying the correct amount of tax on their worldwide income. They are now receiving financial information from more than 100 jurisdictions, including details about overseas bank accounts, business structures, trusts and investments. They are already using the information supplied by overseas banks, insurers and more