Professional Firms Insight – Summer 2019

14.08.19 / Insight posted in Articles

In this issue, we examine two old tax issues facing professional firms that have reared their heads again in recent times. Firstly, following recent HMRC announcements, we look at the different ways that a partner can claim tax relief on business expenses paid out of their own pockets. Secondly, after several years of inactivity, it appears that HMRC are now checking compliance with…

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Tech update

13.08.19 / Insight posted in Articles

In this edition, we summarise our key takeaways from the Createch conference that took place in London in June. We also demystify some common misconceptions around R&D tax credits and guest author Pat Saini, Partner at Penningtons Manches Cooper, explores the immigration options for tech companies and entrepreneurs looking to bring talent to the UK.…

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KSFA Summer Bulletin

09.08.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to the KSFA Summer Bulletin that I hope you will find of interest. 2019 continues to be an interesting year and without mentioning the “B” word, it still remains very important to keep on top of your financial planning. This is where we can help you. In this bulletin, we talk about the benefits…

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R&D tax credits

08.08.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

Research and development tax credits are a government initiative designed to reward UK businesses for investing in innovation. Despite there being so many qualifying activities, business owners are leaving millions of pounds in potential savings on the table. This is money they’re missing out on that could be used to hire additional staff, invest in…

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R&D tax credits for agribusinesses

08.08.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

Research and development tax credits are a government initiative designed to reward UK businesses for investing in innovation. One of the most overlooked tax incentives in the UK agricultural industry, business owners are leaving millions of pounds in potential savings on the table. This is money they’re missing out on that could be used to hire…

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Kingston Smith 60 Second Property Poll – the results

10.07.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Thanks very much to all our clients and contacts who responded to our most recent property poll. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or queries regarding the results.

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Over the Channel

25.06.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to our summer 2019 edition of Over the Channel, an informative newsletter keeping you up to date on topics of interest in the European business corridor.

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Entrepreneurs’ relief – changes made by Finance Act 2019

24.06.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Finance Act 2019 made a number of changes to entrepreneurs’ relief. While some individuals may benefit from the changes, generally the conditions for relief have been tightened, and it will be more complicated for people to work out whether relief is available at all. Here we provide a general overview of the changes. For an…

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Entrepreneurs’ relief

24.06.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

When an individual disposes of an asset at a gain, capital gains tax may be due. Ordinarily, for gains falling above the higher rate threshold this will be charged at a rate of 20%. However, if entrepreneurs’ relief (ER) is available, the rate will be reduced to 10%. ER is applicable where individuals or trustees…

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Across the Pond

24.06.19 / Insight posted in Articles

Welcome to our summer 2019 edition of Across the Pond, an informative newsletter keeping you up to date with recent changes and topics of interest for transatlantic businesses.

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