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Do Non-British UK Residents Have To Pay Stamp Duty?

7th August 2020
Do Non-British UK Residents have to pay Stamp Duty?

Yes. All British residential purchase transactions are subject to one form of Stamp Duty, regardless of the nationality of the purchaser. Stamp Duty is an internationally-applicable, routine...

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What Is Special Opening Year Loss Relief For Sole Traders?

4th August 2020
What Is Special Opening Year Loss Relief For Sole Traders?

Setting up a new business is costly, as the initial expenses required to get up-and-running can quickly accumulate, so the first few months – or even years – is often spent with reduced profits...

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How Are ISAs Taxed As Part Of A Person’s Estate After Their Death?

31st July 2020
How Are ISAs Taxed As Part Of A Person’s Estate After Their Death?

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) have been a popular choice for UK savers for over two decades, with approximately 1 in 5 adults owning one at any one time, mainly because these accounts offer...

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The Danger Of HMRC Scams And What To Look Out For

27th July 2020
The Danger Of HMRC Scams And What To Look Out For

Many people believe they wouldn’t fall victim to a financial scam, but the sad truth is that an extremely high number do. According to the Crime Survey of England and Wales, there were over 3.8...

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Is It Possible To Create A Cash Flow Forecast Using Cloud Accounting Software?

22nd July 2020
Is It Possible To Create A Cash Flow Forecast Using Cloud Accounting Software?

Forecasting unlocks the power of accurate strategic planning and enables companies to harness their cash flow. Xero has recently launched its own integral cash flow forecasting embedded in the...

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Making Tax Digital Update

22nd July 2020

The Treasury has today announced that with regards to Making Tax Digital (MTD), the government plans to:

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What’s The Best Way To Maximise Business Performance Through Cloud Accounting?

17th July 2020
What’s The Best Way To Maximise Business Performance Through Cloud Accounting?

Cloud accounting has revolutionised the way that businesses perform. From tweaking efficiency to enhancing productivity, organisations are maximising their potential. Every company is a little...

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Manage bill payments more easily in xero with Transferwise

14th July 2020

Pay with TransferWise is a bill payment feature that lets you pay your suppliers through Xero using your preferred bank account.Save time by paying multiple bills in one transaction, rather than...

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Bounce back loan scam

13th July 2020

Please take care of any large sales to unknown clients which are received from a source 'BBL'. We heard today of a scam where a customer tried to buy a high value car from a Car Dealer and applied...

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Guidance on temporary reduced rate VAT for hospitality, holiday accommodation and attractions

13th July 2020

HMRC has now issued further guidance about the temporary VAT reduction for the tourist and hospitality industry that starts on 15 July. It is vital to not just these industries but also other VAT...

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