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‘R & D Tax Credits don’t apply to me’:7 Myths about Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits

09.08.17

There is a common misconception in business that R & D does not apply to my business, we have outlined the seven most common myths surrounding claiming R & D tax credits. 1. You must...

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7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Assessing your Project for R&D Tax Credits

09.08.17

Is the project in the field of science or technology? The R&D that has taken place must be in the field of science or technology as HMRC states there must be an advance in these...

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‘R&D Tax Credits don’t apply to me’: Beer Industry

03.08.17

To celebrate International Beer Day, we thought we’d investigate some of the breweries across the UK that carry out R&D Tax Credit qualifying activities. The process of sourcing new ingredients and experimenting with them to...

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Reasons & Benefits for Using a Digital Accountancy Practice

02.08.17

Why do you need a digital accountant? HMRC have stated that records of income and expenditure must be kept digitally and filed quarterly starting in April 2019. This is one of the most significant changes...

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‘R&D Tax Credits don’t apply to me’ : Golf Industry

26.07.17

There is a common misconception that R&D tax credits do not apply to my business .With the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale concluding at the weekend, we thought we would have a look at the...

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Jane Grant Listed in the Sunday Times Top 200 UK Accountants

29.04.16

On Sunday 10 April, the Sunday Times published their first list of the Top 200 UK Accountants. The list is compiled using information and feedback from the independent consumer ratings website vouchedfor.co.uk. We are proud...

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Top Tip Financial Management Presentation to AABW

20.04.16

On April 20th 2016, Jane Grant of Amas presented her Top Tips of Financial Management as part of the AABW‘s ‘People & Financial Management’ event held at the Dumfries Arms Hotel in Cumnock. View the Presentation PDF...

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How Dividend Tax Changes Affect You

20.01.16

Major Changes to Dividend Tax Legislation from April 2016 by Dorothy Scott FCCA New dividend tax legislation comes into force on 6 April 2016 which will affect your income from dividends. The new system will have little...

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Proven business growth strategies

Business Growth: Making It Happen

14.05.15

Growth. It’s on the minds of most business owners every day. How to grow and how to fund growth are subjects many business owners wrestle with; some successfully, some less so. But what can you...

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Directors Loan Accounts, Dividends and Remuneration: It’s Spring Cleaning Time!

08.04.15

by Dorothy Scott FCCA   There are tax consequences associated with directors owing amounts to their companies – both corporation tax and income tax. With the end of the tax year upon us and the...

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