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  1. Blog7th Jun 2023

    Working in Norway: 2022 Norwegian Tax Assessment Notice

    Following submission of a Norwegian tax return 2022 for individuals under the general taxation scheme, once processed by Skatteetaten (the Norwegian tax office), a Tax Assessment Notice (TAN) will be issued showing the final position for the year.  The Norwegian…

    By Craig Burnett

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  2. Blog23rd May 2023

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    Portugal’s Golden Visa – it’s not over yet.

    In October 2012 the Golden Visa Programme was launched. The main objective of the programme? To attract international capital into the country. Following the economic crisis of 2008 there was a real need for the programme. It has since become…

    By Lynn Gracie

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  3. Blog17th May 2023

    Niamh McKenna, Payroll and Employment Taxes Manager

    National Minumum Wage- The Pitfalls

    It would be fair to conclude that amidst the current cost of living crisis, employee remuneration is a hot topic. It is difficult to turn on the news at the moment without coverage of employees in pay disputes, with institutions…

    By Niamh McKenna

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  4. Blog15th May 2023

    50 Years Of VAT – It’s Been An Education!

    In this instalment of our reflection on the first half century of the “simple tax”, we look back at some of the policy decisions and case law that have shaped the current VAT landscape for education providers. As we look…

    By Laura Moore

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  5. Blog12th May 2023

    Glenn Hogg, AABIE Trustee and Andy who lives in a Rowan Alba home-for-life

    AABIE Visits Rowan Alba Home For The Homeless

    Our Charitable initiative AABIE launched in 2016 because members of AAB wanted to give back to local communities. Through AABIE our teams across AAB Group are able to support local charities and organisations to support the people who need it…

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  6. Blog3rd Apr 2023

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    The Accidental American

    “The Accidental American” may sound like a film title but the consequences of being one are far more real than a Hollywood script would entertain. With several high-profile cases over the past few years, including our own ex-Prime Minister, the…

    By Michael Smith

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  7. Blog6th Mar 2023

    Graeme Robertson, Joint Venture & Contract Audit Director

    The challenge the energy transition presents

    Our frontier regions of the UKCS are experiencing real challenges in respect to the Energy Transition. We as a nation and as an economy must be careful what we wish for in terms of ensuring energy security, stable pricing, meeting…

    By Graeme Robertson

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  8. Blog28th Feb 2023

    Kate Naylor, Corporate Tax Partner

    The Herd Group Moves to Employee Ownership

    Sagars Accountants, an AAB group company, advised Herd Group on transferring to an Employee Ownership Trust. The Herd Group is a Surrey-headquartered vehicle rental firm that has seen significant year-on-year growth since the business was founded in 2014. The firm,…

    By Kate Naylor

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  9. Blog27th Feb 2023

    Craig Burnett, Global Employment Taxes Senior Manager

    ID Checks for Foreign Employees Working in Norway

    When working in Norway, individuals are required to undergo a mandatory check of their identity documentation by personally attending a short appointment at a Norwegian tax office or at a Service Centre for Foreign Workers based in Bergen, Kirkenes, Oslo,…

    By Craig Burnett

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  10. Blog15th Feb 2023

    Peter Reid, Virtual Finance Function Senior Manager, professional headshot

    Will the new IFRS 17 apply to Company X, a NON-insurance provider?

    Think back to where you were as 2022 became 2023, at the stroke of midnight. It is possible that you felt the ground quiver at that precise moment; that you had an unshakeable feeling of a seismic change kicking into…

    By Peter Reid

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  11. Blog14th Feb 2023

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    Do You Have An Obligation To File An Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings Return (ATED)?

    WHAT IS ATED? ATED is an annual tax payable in advance by companies and other non-natural persons (including partnerships with corporate members) who own an interest in UK residential property valued at over £500,000. The charge applies to houses, self-contained…

    By Michaela McCombie

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  12. Blog6th Feb 2023

    Alistair Duncan, Director & Head of Indirect Tax, professional headshot

    A Golden Anniversary for the “Simple Tax”

    1973 was a momentous year! Starting on a Monday, 1973 kicked off with a “Long Haired Lover from Liverpool.”  In cinema, The Godfather won the Oscar for Best Picture.  Whilst in politics, Roe v Wade was decided by the Supreme…

    By Alistair Duncan

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