A problem with HMRC’s software will mean that some tax payers will have to submit paper tax returns

June 26, 2017
Personal tax changes mean that, currently, HMRC online systems cannot correctly deal with certain levels of income and the result is some tax returns will have to be submitted manually otherwise people could face a higher tax bill. The new rules that have come into force regarding the way in…
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R3 Scotland Sector Survey

June 16, 2017
Graeme Smith, Insolvency Practitioner, is a member of R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals who have issued the results of a survey on the major business sectors’ risks of entering insolvency, in Scotland. “R3 tracks the level of ‘insolvency risk’ in major UK sectors.  Businesses are assigned a score…
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Making Tax Digital – What we know and how to prepare…

May 25, 2017
Download our Making Tax Digital flyer here There has been much written about the Government's Making Tax Digital proposal. HMRC have published guidance setting out how it is intended to operate, although as yet, nothing has been finalised.  There was a huge response to the HMRC consultation in 2016 and…
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Taxation of Interest and Dividends – Are you aware of all the new rules and allowances?

May 18, 2017
The tax regime for interest and dividends changed with effect from 6 April 2016 so the 2016/17 tax year is the first time you will see these changes. Interest Tax will no longer be deducted at source New savings allowance of £1,000 for basic rate tax payers, £500 for higher…
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Legal Benchmarking Report 2017

MHA Legal Benchmarking Report 2017

May 18, 2017
Download the MHA Legal Benchmarking Report 2017 In conjunction with our UK accountancy association, MHA, we are delighted to present a benchmarking review of UK legal practices, looking at results across 2016. The review, undertaken by the MHA Professional Practices Group, indicates that profitability is at its highest level in the last three…
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What is Video Games Tax Relief?

May 16, 2017
Video Games Tax Relief (VGTR) allows UK game developers to claim back 20% of their production costs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLkiWN0KX7U Get in touch with a member of our Creative & Interactive Media Sector team to find out how much you can claim back!   Steve Cartwright: steve.cartwright@hlca.co.uk Dougy Agnew: dougy.agnew@hlca.co.uk Alisdair McNaughton:…
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How to get funding as a Games Developer

May 16, 2017
It is an exciting time if you are in the gaming industry and looking to raise finance for growth. Here we explore the options available at each stage of development from start-up through to an established business. Start-up funding Raising finance for a start-up is never easy and very often…
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12 Steps to Help You Prepare for GDPR

May 16, 2017
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force across all members states (including the UK) on 25 May 2018. As the EU is the UK's largest trading zone the UK will still be expected to adopt the GDPR, or something very like it, regardless of the eventual…
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