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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

#TalentTuesday – Sarah Millar

Categories: EQ NewsPeople

                  Where and what did you study at University? I studied Accountancy at Aberdeen University. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I always enjoyed working with numbers when I was younger and really enjoyed Accountancy at school. Why did you choose to apply to EQ more

Sep 11 2018

A warm welcome to our new group of talented trainees!

Categories: People

Our ten new trainees recently gathered at our Dundee office for training and will be based across all our offices; two trainees based in Dundee and Glenrothes, five in Forfar and one in Cupar. While providing opportunities in the local area, the investment in trainees will also help support the future growth of the Firm, which 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

Sep 4 2018

#TalentTuesday – Louise Wilson

Categories: EQ NewsPeople

Where and what did you study at University? Accountancy with Finance at University of Dundee. Why did you choose a career in Accountancy? I quite liked maths & business management at school, so accountancy sort of combined the two together. I also wanted a professional qualification and ICAS gives you that. Why did you choose more

Aug 24 2018

Join us at the races

Categories: EQ News

As a continued effort toward reaching our fundraising goal for our Charity of the Year – Maggie’s Centres – our Glenrothes office will be hosting a Charity Race Night. The Race Night is set to take place on Saturday 1 September at the CISWO club in Glenrothes. If you have never been to a race more

Aug 22 2018

John Seaton

Categories: EQ News

The staff at EQ were saddened to learn of the death of John Seaton last Friday. For over 30 years, John was a partner in the Forfar office of JLM, one of the founder firms of EQ, and he continued, on a consultancy basis, until his retirement in 2011. After completing his training to become more

Aug 20 2018

Is there a succession issue across professional practices?

Categories: Professions

A recent article published by ICAS suggests that businesses in the professions sector are facing a shortage of leadership talent for the future. The article highlights the generational shift in-play and suggests that millennial values are at odds with the traditional partnership structure: where trainees work their way up through the ranks. 71% of the more