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Inheritance tax freeze

Date: 07/03/13

Individuals are advised to seek advice sooner rather than later to ensure their loved ones are not caught out by Inheritance Tax (IHT) at a later date. Despite pledges in 2007 by the Conservative Party that the IHT threshold would be increased to... Read More

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New corporation tax relief for businesses

Date: 04/03/13

The new Patent Box tax relief takes effect from 1 April 2013. Patent Box will allow eligible companies which make profits from exploiting patented inventions whether through royalties or as part of the sale price of products - to benefit from a 10%... Read More

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Payroll changes fast approaching

Date: 01/03/13

Those employers who have not yet prepared for Real Time Information (RTI) should note that they need to do so before the changes take effect on 6 April. Under RTI, all employers will be required to submit details of salary payments and deductions as... Read More

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Hartley & Co Accountants and Tax Consultants Merger

Date: 27/02/13

We are pleased to announce that we have recently expanded following our decision to join forces with Hartley and Co Accountants and Tax Consultants. Graham Hartley, former proprietor of Hartley and Co, said that the coming together of the two firms... Read More

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HMRC successfully challenge IHT relief on Furnished Holiday Let

Date: 26/02/13

In a recent tax case last month, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) successfully challenged the decision of a previous tax tribunal which had ruled that a Furnished Holiday Let (FHL) should qualify for relief from Inheritance Tax. The case concerned a... Read More

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Memberships & Accreditations

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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. 

Any use of the term "partner", if used, indicates a member of Scott & Wilkinson LLP or an employee of Scott & Wilkinson LLP with equivalent standing and does not indicate that a partnership exists for the purposes of the Partnership Act 1980.