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May 8 2019

Getting to Know You – Robert Young

Categories: People

Robert is a Principal Manager, based in our Forfar office. During his time at EQ, Robert has developed a varied client portfolio, specialising in Agriculture and Tax. He is head of our Private Client tax group and is also a key member of our Property Tax and EQ Agriculture teams. We caught up with Robert more

May 7 2019

How to avoid the Annual Investment Allowance trap

Categories: Property & ConstructionTaxation

Following on from our previous article regarding the recent changes in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), businesses need to be careful as any qualifying capital expenditure falling within the allowance could be eligible for 100% tax relief. Below is a more detailed explanation of how you can avoid the AIA trap. On 1 January 2019, a more

May 6 2019

Working with Melrose Farms

Categories: AgricultureEQ NewsTechnology

The agriculture sector can be one of the most lucrative industries but also one of the most unpredictable and one which requires huge financial investments. For that reason, farming, especially family businesses, benefit from tailored business support, particularly when looking at diversifying into other projects to compliment traditional farming practices. A prime example is Melrose more

May 3 2019

Our Taxation News – Spring 2019 is now available!

Categories: Taxation

Our Taxation News – Spring Edition is now available, featuring segments from each of our tax services, as well as client profiles and the latest tax round-up news. Our newly designed bulletin, in keeping with our dedicated tax website, showcases the fantastic and varied tax expertise, experience and excellence we provide to our growing client more

May 1 2019

Getting to Know You – Rachel Bell

Categories: People

Rachel is a Principal Manager, based in our Dundee office. She is a CA and a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA). Whilst she specialises in tax, she deals with a varied client portfolio. Rachel is head of our Transaction Tax group and is also a key member of our R&D Tax and Healthcare teams. We caught up more

May 1 2019

Supporting ‘Agritourism’ and rural businesses across Scotland

Categories: Food & DrinkLeisure

Our privileged position as tax advisors and accountants to many rural businesses throughout Scotland’s wonderful landscape has allowed us to be involved in advising clients on a range of leisure sector projects, often diversification enterprises from the main rural business. These projects have included tourism accommodation, shops and cafes, and events venues. As Scotland’s tourism more

Apr 24 2019

How can a profitable business collapse?

Categories: Professions

The collapse of a well known Scottish legal firm, reportedly making an annual net profit of £950,000 with turnover of £4.9m, may seem surprising to most people. In many ways it is surprising, but businesses and the modern economy change at a rapid pace nowadays and successful businesses can simply be left behind if they more