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  1. Blog26th Mar 2024

    Derek Gemmell, Head of Innovations Tax and author of blog about R&D tax relief procedures

    R&D Tax Relief Procedures: HMRC’s Latest Notification Requirement

    In today’s fast-paced business landscape, where staying ahead often means innovating and adapting to change, research and development (R&D) tax credits have emerged as a key tool for businesses, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).  As an R&D tax…

    By Derek Gemmell

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  2. Blog20th Mar 2024

    Do you have an obligation to file an Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return by 30 April 2024?

    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 flats,…

    By Michaela McCombie

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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. Blog21st Sep 2023

    Alan Campbell, author of blog can employee ownership trusts provide an alternative to succession

    Can Employee Ownership Trusts (“EOTs”) provide an alternative to family succession?

    Known for their adaptable nature, innovative spirit and contribution to the economy, the importance of the successful continuation of our family businesses cannot be overstated. Retaining the ownership and running of the business within the family is often considered a…

    By Alan Campbell

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  5. Blog27th Jun 2023

    Richard Coker, Senior Customs Consultant

    Export Licencing- The Silent Business Killer

    Most UK exporters routinely carry on their export trade.  Whether they are exporting the goods that they have manufactured or selling on other companies’ products, the company directors generally believe that they are operating in accordance with HMRC regulations. All…

    By Richard Coker

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  6. 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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  7. Blog27th Jan 2023

    Paul Woodward, Senior Customs Consultant

    How To Steer Clear of Double Duty Charges

    With all the changes that have impacted traders since the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU), one of the greatest challenges faced by importers is customs duty liability. Customs duty is now potentially due on all goods imported…

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  8. Blog28th Nov 2022

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

    HMRC gain yet more visibility to Digital & Offshore Assets

    It is well documented that global tax jurisdictions are struggling to keep tabs on the digital economy. It is therefore unsurprising that countries are keen to work together to help them pin down individuals and businesses who are not reporting…

    By Lynn Gracie

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  9. Blog6th Jul 2022

    Research & Development tax relief claims

    As Research & Development (R&D) tax relief claims become more popular across the UK for both SME and large sized corporations, it is no surprise that HMRC is cracking down on the review process for who they grant this generous…

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  10. Blog24th Jun 2022

    Extension of the Trust Registration Service

    The Trust Registration Service (TRS) was introduced in June 2017 as part of the UK’s Money Laundering regulations. The TRS requires trustees to report information about the trust, trustees, trust assets (for taxable trusts), beneficiaries and other parties associated with…

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  11. Case Study19th Apr 2022

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    Norwegian Group setting up in UK outsource accounting

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  12. Blog6th Apr 2022

    Large Business Notification Requirement of Uncertain Tax Positions

    HMRC have introduced new legislation on Uncertain Tax Treatments (UTT) for large businesses. The legislation is now in force, with effect from 1 April 2022.   

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