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  1. Blog1st Mar 2024

    Lyn Calder, author of blog what is due diligence

    What Is Due Diligence?

    How do you find out what you don’t know when you are considering buying a business? While a buyer could crack on and take the chance there are no skeletons in the closet, it can be an expensive mistake to…

    By Lyn Calder

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  2. Blog15th Feb 2024

    Gordon Christie author of blog Top tips for selling your business

    Top Tips For Selling Your Business: Fail To Plan At Your Peril

    As a business owner, it’s easy to focus on short term performance and the day to day. However, it’s crucial to consider the future management and ownership of the company. Now, not tomorrow or next year. Business owners generally look…

    By Gordon Christie

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  3. Blog13th Feb 2024

    Gillian Rushton, author of blog about HMRC One To Many Campaign

    HMRC’s ‘One to Many’ Campaign – Targeting Undeclared Dividend

    HMRC are now issuing letters to business owners under a ‘One to Many’ Letter campaign to target undeclared dividends payments. HMRC have been looking at company reserves and have noted that some are reducing but no dividends are being declared…

    By Gillian Rushton

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  4. Blog12th Feb 2024

    Emily Jackson author of blog prepare your charity for an audit

    Six Ways You Can Prepare Your Charity For A Successful Audit

    Here at AAB, we support a number of charities and not-for-profit organisations with their audits. Being able to help these amazing organisations is a privilege and our teams love working alongside these businesses. However, we know that many people may…

    By Emily Jackson

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  5. Blog7th Feb 2024

    Rhianne Stewart, author of blog about upgrading employee benefits programme

    Is It Time To Upgrade Your Employee Benefits Programme?

    It’s officially a new year. 333 days of growth opportunities for your business. While you’re looking ahead to the new year and planning for 2024 it is a great time to also think about your employee benefits programme. In its…

    By Rhianne Stewart

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  6. Blog2nd Feb 2024

    Niamh McKenna, author of blog about National Insurance Contributions on car allowances

    Reclaiming National Insurance Contributions on car allowances – Have the rules changed?

    When it comes to NIC on car allowances- we would always advise that you don’t leave money in HMRC’s pot. HMRC have not appealed the upper tribunal judgement on their case against Laing O’Rourke Services Limited and Willmot Dixon Holdings limited,…

    By Niamh McKenna

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  7. Blog9th Jan 2024

    Gregor Steedman, author of blog about working capital in transactions

    What Is Normalised Working Capital In Transactions

    Working Capital is generally one of the key considerations in an M&A transaction. It is often a subjective and complex area, and it can have implications on the total consideration payable in a transaction. What does working capital represent? Net…

    By Gregor Steedman

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  8. Blog21st Dec 2023

    James Hunt, Gunhild Dam, Lynn Wilson, Lauren McIlroy, Stuart Petrie, Graeme Allan, Paula Fraser, Jill Walker, Gordon Steele, David Purse

    2023 Business Unit Year In Review

    Oxford recently released their word of the year for 2023 and it was “rizz”. If we had to pick a word for our year it would be ‘growth’. You might have heard us talk about our growth journey a time…

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  9. Blog20th Dec 2023

    Carol Edwards, author of blog about scottish 24/25 budget

    Scottish 24/25 Budget- Tax Rates Soar for Higher Scottish Earners

    Finance secretary Shona Robinson delivered Scotland’s 2024/25 budget confirming tax rises for those with income in excess of £75,000.  Scottish tax rates apply to employment, pension and property income but do not apply to investment income such as interest and…

    By Carol Edwards

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  10. Blog15th Dec 2023

    Lynn Gracie, Private Client International Tax Director, author of blog about tax domicile

    Tax Domicile is for life – not just for Christmas!..or is it… ?

    With Christmas just around the corner, many people’s minds will be turning to Christmas dinner with the family, and perhaps the presents they may receive.  But, unlike some of those presents, a person’s domicile position isn’t just for Christmas –…

    By Lynn Gracie

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  11. Blog11th Dec 2023

    Carol Edwards, author of blog about scottish 24/25 budget

    Self-Assessment Tax Return Deadline is Coming-Tick Tock On The Compliance Clock

    The festive season is on the horizon, and it might be fair to say completing your tax return may not be at top of the priority list, but it’s important to remember the online self-assessment filing deadline of 31 January…

    By Carol Edwards

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  12. Blog30th Nov 2023

    Michael Smith, US Payroll & Employment Taxes Senior Manager who wrote the blog about US Employment Tax and Payroll

    US Employment Tax and Payroll- How To Have A Happy New Year 

    With Thanksgiving just passed and Christmas around the corner, the end of the US tax year can easily creep up on us. With just over a month to go, now is a great time to review your tax and payroll…

    By Michael Smith

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