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  1. Blog11th Mar 2024

    Michaela McCombie, author of blog about PAYE tax codes

    New Tax Year, New Tax Code?

    With the new tax year approaching and ever-changing income tax rates and allowances, there is an increased importance of ensuring your PAYE Tax Code is correct.   PAYE AND TAX CODES Every employee registered in an organisation’s payroll system will…

    By Michaela McCombie

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Blog16th Sep 2023

    Michaela McCombie, Business Advisory Services Assistant Manager

    Do you have a legal remuneration strategy?

    Each year it is important for business owners to review the company remuneration strategy to determine the most tax-efficient way to withdraw money from the business. Unfortunately, a number of business owners view the contents of the business bank account…

    By Michaela McCombie

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  5. Blog20th Dec 2022

    Michaeala McCombie business advisory services assistant professional headshot

    Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) valuation date changes

    Are you aware of the valuation date changes for Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (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…

    By Michaela McCombie

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  6. Blog19th Dec 2022

    Picture of AAB Aberdeen Office

    2023-24 Scottish Budget Tax changes

    After a dramatic start, John Swinney delivered the Scottish government’s Budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year on Thursday 15 December 2022. We have outlined below the tax changes that individuals residing in Scotland should be aware of from a personal…

    By Jill Walker

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  7. Blog13th Dec 2022

    Professional headshot of Paula Fraser

    What challenges are family businesses facing today?

    The UK is going through a period of uncertainty. The economy is struggling to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve had months of political uncertainty and the rise in the price of necessities such as energy and food have caused…

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  8. Blog12th Dec 2022

    Professional headshot of Estelle Hope

    Food & drink sector dos & don’ts for cost of living crisis

    The soaring price of food, energy and running costs has pushed inflation to a 40-year high as the rising cost of living continues to squeeze. UK food and energy prices are rising at their fastest rate in 42 years. With…

    By Estelle Hope

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  9. Blog13th Oct 2022

    What are the challenges & concerns of a tech start-up founder right now?

    The Tech sector in Scotland has received a great deal of media coverage in the last 6 months, albeit at a macro level. Records being broken for exits, fundraises and the fairly recent announcement from the Scottish Government that Codebase…

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  10. Blog5th Oct 2022

    Paula Fraser, Head of Private Client Team shortlisted for prestigious Tolley's Taxation Awards

    Succession in a Family Business

    The Chinese proverb that ‘wealth will not pass beyond three generations’ is likely to send a shiver down the spine of those who run a family business.   Whether your business has just started trading or you are thinking about retiring…

    By Paula Fraser

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  11. Case Study12th May 2022

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    Charity benefits from real-time financial information

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  12. Case Study3rd May 2022

    Business expansion through growth capital funds

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