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Tax benefits of investing in agricultural land

Date: 06/05/13

Investors can protect their wealth from Inheritance Tax, which is chargeable at up to 40%, by investing in agricultural land.  Typically where an investor purchases agricultural land at least seven years prior to death and in this time it has... Read More

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Students warned over PAYE shake-up

Date: 03/05/13

Students are warned to check their tax following the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI). Due to the erratic nature of their work during vacations and/or term time, the frequency of their jobs, number of jobs, or agency work, the tax regime... Read More

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Preparing your accounts for income tax purposes the cash basis

Date: 01/05/13

You may have heard that the Government has been considering whether to allow some small businesses to compute taxable profits for the purposes of income tax on a cash basis rather than the usual accruals basis.  The Government has recently issued... Read More

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Tax relief set to help employers manage sickness absence

Date: 16/04/13

Business owners are advised that they will be able to benefit from tax relief when they pay to help their employees return to work after sickness. Employers will receive tax relief on expenditure of up to £500 on support such as health treatment... Read More

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National insurance cut boost for small businesses

Date: 12/04/13

Small business owners should seek advice to see if they will be exempt from paying employers' National Insurance Contributions (NIC) when new measures come into force. From April 2014, all businesses in the UK will have their NIC reduced by up to... Read More

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Our clients can be assured that Scott & Wilkinson are registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out audit work in the United Kingdom and regulated for a range of investment business activities.

We are also registered with the Chartered Institute of Taxation as a firm of Chartered Tax advisors. 

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