Stamp Duty Land Tax

Update on Higher Rates for Residential Property from 1 April 2016 The Treasury was busy over Christmas, and on 28 December 2015 published some refinements to the proposed changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). More

A Passion for your charity isn’t enough

Clearly a passion for your charity isn’t enough as austerity measures show no sign of abating.  A focussed business-like approach to running your charity is essential. More

Failure to reveal lifetime gifts

Making gifts to your family during your lifetime is one of the most effective ways of mitigating exposure to inheritance tax. More

How to Control Employee Expenses

Since the last recession, many businesses have, quite sensibly, become more focused on managing their overheads and controlling employee expenses is an important part of this process. More

Option to Tax

Supplies made out of land and commercial property (sale or rental) is exempt from VAT, subject to a tax payer opting to tax (OTT). More

Supplying Printing Companies

Important information for supplying printing companies Direct marketing via mail (addressed or unaddressed) typically involves the production of printed matter for distribution to a customers list. More

Another blow for buy-to-let investors

Featured on The Business Desk THE Chancellor today announced that those purchasing properties for buy-to-let or as holiday homes will have to pay a penalty – stamp duty at a rate that is 3% higher. More