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Essential things Expats need to know about Buy to Let tax relief changes An estimated 5.5 million UK residents are living and working abroad. For many expats this brings exciting opportunities, cultural experiences and can be highly lucrative. Maintaining links, however, with the UK many expats are finding themselves caught in the net dealing with[…] Read more »

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Payments on account

Author: Bruce Wilson

What you need to know Payments on Account and how to pay HMRC Business can be quieter during the summer period. It’s tempting to make the most of time and focus on pipeline business or even clearing out in-boxes or dusty filing cabinets. HMRC, however, never slows down and there’s another deadline looming for self-assessment[…] Read more »

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Company car versus cash?

Author: Bruce Wilson

Company car versus cash? That’s the question. What’s the answer? Tax rules applying to company car changed and are increasingly more complex. Since April 2017, employees can choose between company cars or cash allowance. Making it more difficult to decide between driving a new car out of the showroom or taking home a cash allowance.[…] Read more »

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P11D

Author: Bruce Wilson

The simple guide to understanding P11D Forms and Benefits in Kind As accountants the most common question we’re asked by the self-employed, company directors, and employees is ‘What expenses can I claim?’ With the P11D submission deadline fast approaching it’s worth dedicating a blog to P11D forms and to explain the difference between Expenses and[…] Read more »

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Avoiding HMRC Red Flag

Author: Bruce Wilson

3 ways to avoid HMRC Red Flag against your business   With HMRC’s move to Making Tax Digital and the growth of a cashless society you’ll soon be expected to account for every business transaction made. If you can’t you could face a gruelling HMRC investigation triggered by a red flag. A red flag is[…] Read more »

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Scottish Income Tax Changes

Author: Bruce Wilson

Scottish Income Tax changes fair or unfair? Following historical vote, in February, Scotland has new Income Tax rates. For the first time in Scottish Parliament’s history MSPs passed measures setting income tax rates and bands in Scotland. This is natural progression following Scottish Devolution on 1 of July 1999. Not all is a simple as[…] Read more »

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Making Tax Digital

Author: Simon Murrison

#Making Tax Digital. Anyone ready? #Makingtaxdigital, is the HMRC hashtag of the moment. Quick search on Twitter brings up links to key facts and the time line for the imminent changes to how HMRC, accountants and tax payers will interact, exchange information and keep all records on compatible software. Join the Twitter debate and you’ll[…] Read more »

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Power of Attorney

Author: Bruce Wilson

What you ought to consider about the role of Power of Attorney in Scotland? Nothing is certain in this world. That includes our health and wealth. Today I’m not talking just about financial health. Instead I’m talking about the vulnerability of mental and physical health as well as managing your financial affairs. It remains very[…] Read more »

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Bookkeeping

Author: Simon Murrison

The top 3 things bookkeeping for SMES taught me and questions to ask your bookkeeper   By Heather Shields: Payroll & Bookkeeping Expert, Murrison & Wilson Having worked for a number of years specialising in bookkeeping, payroll and auto enrolment for both large enterprises to SMEs has taught me 3 points worth sharing to help[…] Read more »

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Tax Planning

Author: Bruce Wilson

  What self assessment taxpayers ought to know about HMRC digital tax changes? Making tax digital changes are underway and coming along sooner than you’ll believe possible. Implementation deadlines are now set in stone and by April 2018 it will be the law to record and store accounts on software compatible with HMRC systems and[…] Read more »


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