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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...

Video Game Tax Credit - the 'Cultural Test'

The Treasury has published the regulations that will be applied to determine whether a video game passes the “Cultural Test” and can, therefore, qualify...

This Is Money: Tim Stovold comments on expat personal allowance raid

In an article in This Is Money , tax partner Tim Stovold highlights the potential tax penalties facing expats who let out property in the UK with a view to selling...

Taxation: Adrian Houstoun talks VAT following a ruling on holding companies

Adrian Houstoun discusses the VAT implications of a recent tribunal decision in African Consolidated Resources for holding companies, in Taxation magazine....

The cheapest way to divide a company

LF writes: I have been running a successful company, which I own in full, for six years. It has two distinct service lines. I was recently approached by an...

The New UK Accounting Standard FRS 102

The new standard, which applies for accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2015, replaces all the present UK accounting standards. A number of SORPs,...

Talk Business: Richard Cummings explains recent changes to flexible working

HR Insight’s Managing Director Richard Cummings discusses the recent changes to flexible working in Talk Business magazine.

Chancellor Osborne launches ‘Innovate Finance’: Tom Moore comments

Tom Moore, partner at Kingston Smith, accountants to trade association Innovate Finance, comments:  “For FinTech to flourish, the UK needs to get the...

Kingston Smith & Partners boosts team with appointment of Licensed IP

Kingston Smith & Partners LLP, the Corporate Recovery and Insolvency arm of top 20 accountancy firm Kingston Smith LLP, is pleased to announce the appointment of...

Accounting rule changes that could trip you up

The UK accounting rules for companies who do not use the small company exemptions when preparing their accounts, are changing significantly for accounting periods beginning on, or after, 1 January 2015.