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Scotland and property tax: Tim Stovold comments

With regard to the Scottish Land and Building Transaction Tax, which is due to replace SDLT from 1 April 2015, Tim Stovold, tax partner at Kingston Smith, comments:...

Scottish issues for UK businesses – Tim Stovold comments

Tim Stovold, tax partner at Kingston Smith, comments: “In the event that the Scottish vote is “yes”, UK businesses based south of the border...

New Model Adviser: Andrew Shaw explains the self-employment conditions for LLP partners

In a Tax Doctor advisory column for New Model Adviser , Andrew Shaw, Head of Personal Tax, outlines the three conditions of passing the self-employment test. An...

FreelanceUK: Richard Heap advises a reader on video games tax relief

In answer to a freelancer’s question in FreelanceUK , Richard Heap, technology, media and telecoms partner, explains the criteria applied to the...

Golf Club Management: Adrian Houstoun discusses a recent Richmond Park Golf Club ruling

VAT partner Adrian Houstoun warns golf clubs that provide accommodation that they should seek advice following a landmark ruling against one club in London. Read the...

Campaign: Kingston Smith W1 survey shows agency executives are unhappy with clients’ requests for extended payment terms

A survey conducted by Kingston Smith W1, the media and creative services arm of Kingston Smith, was published by Campaign magazine. The survey revealed high levels of...

Huffington Post: Sir Michael Snyder blogs on the misunderstood topic of crowdfunding

In a blog for the Huffington Post , Sir Michael Snyder discusses the question: Is crowdfunding is a lifeline to small businesses or an expensive way to gamble?

Crowdfunding with Nicola Horton

Thinking of looking into alternative funding? Watch Nicola Horton's vodcast for her introduction to crowdfunding.

Payment term demands risk agency failure, says Kingston Smith W1

A new survey by Kingston Smith W1, accountants to the creative industry, reveals the extent of an issue affecting agencies across the board: widespread client demand...

HMRC moves to criminalise failing to declare offshore income: Tim Stovold comments

In response to HMRC’s bid to make failing to declare taxable income arising offshore a criminal offence – without the need for prosecution, Tim Stovold,...

SoS: changes to VAT rules from 1 January 2015

Slides from our seminar held on 20 August 2014.

Give your firm investor appeal

JT writes: I started a company last year with a co-founder and we have six months of funding left, after which we will need to seek new investment. We...