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Ian McMurtry
By Partner Ian McMurtry

 

There is an increasingly elderly profile of farm ownership in the UK, and as a consequence, tax planning is needed around succession and potential sales of the whole farm – or even just the farmhouse. 

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Matthew Keane
By Cloud Accounting Champion Matthew Keane

 

One of the key issues is choosing the right accounting package to comply with MTD requirements. Here is a brief review of accounting package options.

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Dale Simpson
By Partner Dale Simpson

 

 If you have been following previous blog posts, you will be aware of the significant changes to HM Revenue and Customs’ implementation timetable for MTD.

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This article was updated on 21 June to reflect recent announcements from Sage.

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Jon Mitchell
By Partner Jon Mitchell

 

Most, if not all, company directors and shareholders will have to make tough decisions throughout the lifespan of a company. However, we recognise that the toughest one of all can be deciding how to exit a company when plans to rescue or restructure have failed. 

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Michael Marsh
By Partner Michael Marsh

 

Since 30 September 2017 it has been a criminal offence if a business fails to prevent its employees or any person associated with it from facilitating tax evasion. 

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Sheldon Cole
By Partner Sheldon Cole

 

It is generally well known that IHT is levied at a rate of 40% where an individual’s estate exceeds any available nil rate bands, does not qualify for special reliefs or exemptions, and passes to non-exempt beneficiaries such as children or grandchildren.

What is less well known, however, is that Estates above £2m can suffer IHT on part of their value at an effective rate of 60%.  This is explained below. 

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Ian Huggett
By Partner Ian Huggett

 

If I carried out a survey of questions asked by my clients, one of the most popular would be “What do I need to keep?”

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This month we introduce one of our Paraplanners, Kathryn Jeffery based in our Exeter office.

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Following the introduction of GDPR Thomas Westcott’s Privacy Notices were updated with effect from 25 May 2018. In accordance with our engagement terms our Standard Terms of Business have been amended as below to adopt these changes. 

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