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Jan 31 2019

Research & Development Claim Settled!

Categories: Taxation

Our team recently completed a Research & Development (R&D) claim for an agricultural client in the East of Scotland, resulting in a client saving of £54,595! Our client specialises in growing fruit and vegetables and is involved in ground breaking research into extending growing seasons for various crops. In addition, improvements to crop quality and new more

Jan 17 2019

Research & Development Claim Settled!

Categories: Taxation

Our team recently completed two Research & Development (R&D) claims for an architects practice in Scotland, resulting in a client saving of £27,501! During the 16 month R&D claim period, the company undertook some ground breaking design work relating to infrastructure projects in the UK to create some highly innovative solutions. The detailed design work more

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