• 21st July 2015

    Changes to Corporation tax relief when acquiring goodwill

    In the budget the Chancellor has made an immediate change to the tax relief available on goodwill and customer-related intangible assets which has previously been available when acquiring a company. The new rules will apply to acquisitions made on or after the 8 July 2015.
  • 2nd July 2015

    Financial Focus On...Tax, divorce and separation

    When a relationship ends, probably the last thing you will think about is the effect it will have on your tax position. But ignoring the tax effects of a divorce or separation, can leave unexpected liabilities when funds can be at their tightest.
  • 26th June 2015

    Explaining the crusade against perceived corruption in football

    The FBI raids on FIFA headquarters on 28 May 2015 sent shockwaves through football. But why was it the US and not the birthplace of football which instigated the movement? In July 2011 the UK passed the Bribery Act 2010. In summary this meant that it became illegal for any UK citizen to pay or receive a bribe, either directly or indirectly.
  • 15th June 2015

    The rules for Non-UK Residents selling UK property

    A major change in legislation for non-UK residents has arrived, and it spells additional work for Estate Agents, Solicitors and Tax Advisors here in the UK as well.
  • 8th June 2015

    Averaging and the Young Farmer scheme

    Looking at the fields on my way to work the majority appear to be healthy but it did strike me how exposed the farming industry is to weather, disease and world prices. So what would happen if a budding entrepreneur went into Dragons Den to try and get investment to support their new farming business?