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Nov 24 2016

Our Autumn Statement summary is now available to download

Categories: Taxation

On the Autumn Statement David Morrison, Head of EQ Taxation commented “The Chancellor did not fundamentally change course from measures announced by his predecessor George Osborne. One of the most significant changes Philip Hammond announced was the timing of the budget – moving the main budget speech to autumn from next year“ To download your more

Nov 23 2016

Key tax announcements of 2016 Autumn Statement

Categories: TaxationTechnology

This Autumn Statement was effectively a number of firsts. It was Philip Hammond’s first Budget as Chancellor; the first Budget of the Theresa May Government; and the first fiscal statement since the vote for Brexit. It was also the first time since 2010 (when George Osborne became Chancellor) that investment spending was more important than more

Nov 8 2016

Landlords urged to ‘Get their house in order’

Categories: Taxation

Significant tax changes affecting landlords will be outlined as part of National Landlord Day on Tuesday 8 November 2016. Our specialist property tax team are attending the Scottish Association of Landlords in Edinburgh to highlight new legislation affecting those who let their properties out to families, students and other tenants. The advice will then be more

May 29 2016

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Levy

Categories: Taxation

Are you considering purchasing a second property as a buy-to-let or as a second home? If so then you may be liable to a new 3% levy on the purchase price of the property which comes into effect from 1 April 2016. In Scotland, Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) replaced UK Stamp Duty Land more

May 25 2016

Significant Changes to the Taxation of Residential Property

Categories: Taxation

Individuals who own and let property are facing significant changes to the way in which their rental income is taxed and also to the deductions they can make from their rents. There are new increases in certain allowances and additional surcharges due on the purchase of second homes so we would advise you to review more

May 17 2016

Long term solutions or sticking plasters?

Categories: Taxation

Chancellor, George Osborne, delivered his latest Budget on 16 March in the midst of some uncertainty in the global marketplace. He adopted a bullish stance to illustrate the government’s track record to date and signalled his intentions for the rest of the Parliament. His “vote grabbing” measures included a proposed drop in corporation tax to more

Mar 1 2016

Annual Post Budget Analysis 20161st March 2016

Categories: Taxation

Tax is an increasing burden on many individuals and businesses and good tax planning must form part of your own cost management. With that in mind, we are holding our Annual Post Budget Analysis on Friday 18 March 2016. To reserve your place please email indicating which venue you would like to attend:- Rothes more

Feb 5 2016

Year end tax review

Categories: Taxation

Now that the end of January tax season is behind us, the next major taxation milestone is the end of the tax year, i.e. 5 April 2016.  With good planning becoming ever more important, EQ has produced a pre year end planning document for you.  We’d encourage you to read this (Download here)  and then arrange more