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  • MORE MONEY FOR NHS AND AN END TO AUSTERITY?
    07 Nov 2018
    As previously announced, these were the main themes of the Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s third budget but what we were waiting to hear was where the extra money was going to […]
  • Employee rights: shared parental leave
    25 Sep 2018
    Following suggestions that less than half the public is aware of the scheme, HMRC are promoting awareness of Shared Parental Leave (SPL) rights among employees. SPL and Statutory Shared Parental […]
  • Buying property across UK borders
    25 Sep 2018
    Now that Wales and Scotland each has its own property tax regime, the rules affecting the purchase of property have changed. Close attention to detail will be needed to ensure […]
  • IR35 – change ahead?
    25 Sep 2018
    IR35 is very much in the news. Over the last months, there have been several tax tribunal cases involving IR35 contractors – one high profile case going against BBC Look […]
  • MTD is coming
    25 Sep 2018
    Making Tax Digital (MTD) is on the horizon for many businesses. It represents a  momentous change in the way taxpayers keep records and submit information to HMRC. MTD affects VAT […]
  • Letting out property
    21 Jun 2018
    Property letting is a complex area, subject to significant ongoing change. One major development is the restriction on tax relief for landlord interest costs, currently being phased in over a […]
  • Essential Employer Update 2018
    03 Apr 2018
    We look at recent developments in employment law and payroll practice. HMRC takes hard line on illegal working HMRC require any employer using labour supplied by a third party to […]
  • Wealth Management from Continuum
    03 Apr 2018
    Alexander Marshall Accountants are delighted to now introduce our valued clients to Continuum, who are a modern National Independent Advisory business, offering a range of products and services highlighted below. […]
  • Buying property: First-time home-buyers got a surprise present from the Chancellor
    15 Mar 2018
    First-time home-buyers got a surprise present from the Chancellor in his first Autumn Budget. From 22 November 2017, there is an exemption from Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on the […]
  • Dividend Allowance: don’t lose out
    15 Mar 2018
    With the introduction of the £5,000 ‘tax free’ Dividend Allowance from 6 April 2016, there has been a dividend regime benefiting those receiving relatively small amounts in dividends. But there’s […]