Saturday 3 March 2012

Relief for holiday let owners as HMRC loses key inheritance tax case

Holiday let owners across the country are in line for a tax windfall after a court decision that allows them to claim Business Property Relief (BPR) for inheritance tax (IHT).

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Tuesday 28 February 2012

James Cowper Kreston to sell Auction Atrium web and bidding platform

Accountants James Cowper Kreston, following the appointment of partners Peter Whalley and Sandra Mundy as liquidators to Auction Atrium, are seeking a buyer for its state-of-the-ar...

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Thursday 23 February 2012

Nick Butler promoted JC Payroll Services’ Managing Director

JC Payroll Services is delighted to announce that Nick Butler has been promoted to Managing Director. The promotion took effect from 1 February 2012.

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Tuesday 21 February 2012

James Cowper Kreston strengthens Corporate Finance team with new Head of Transaction Services

Accountants and business advisers James Cowper Kreston has strengthened its Corporate Finance team with the appointment of Graham Carr as Head of Transaction Services.

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Tuesday 21 February 2012

Modest March budget on the cards, says accountants James Cowper Kreston

George Osborne has limited scope for manoeuvre when the budget is given on 21 March as the economy has not grown as the Government had hoped, warns Stephen Barratt, Private Client ...

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Tuesday 21 February 2012

HMRC ‘appy’ with smart phones

HMRC yesterday (20 February) declared itself ‘appy’ that smartphones are the same as mobile phones, potentially paving the way for thousands of employees to reclaim ove...

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Wednesday 15 February 2012

Solar remains attractive proposition for rural businesses, says James Cowper Kreston

The Government last week (9 February) announced changes to the renewable energy Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme designed to bring greater predictability and transparency to investors.

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Tuesday 14 February 2012

UK tax regime failing entrepreneurs

It?s an emotive subject tax. Pay too little and accusations fly, yet very few of us (aside George Soros) want to pay more. It is a powerful tool: governments around the world tin...

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Monday 13 February 2012

Ding dong HMRC calling

Avon ladies and other direct sellers could see their takings slip out the door as they have moved to the top of the taxman’s targeted campaign list, warns accountants and bus...

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Friday 10 February 2012

HMRC turns the screw on builders

Builders could see their bank balances subside as they have moved to the top of the taxman’s targeted campaign list.

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Tuesday 7 February 2012

James Cowper Kreston help City & County Healthcare top Sunday Times league table

Thames Valley and South Coast accountants James Cowper Kreston client, City & County Healthcare has been named as one of The Sunday Times’ fastest growing private equity-back...

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Monday 6 February 2012

The art of giving

In these times of austerity and belt-tightening, it is reassuring to know that individuals are still, perhaps increasingly following the record set in the recent Children In Need c...

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Friday 3 February 2012

Auction Atrium to go into liquidation

Thames Valley and South Coast accountants James Cowper Kreston has been engaged by the directors of Auction Atrium, the London-based online fine arts auction house, to move the com...

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Saturday 21 January 2012

New VAT risk to employee benefits

Businesses that fail to review their employee benefit packages or don’t look at the VAT implications for new benefits do so at their peril following a new approach introduced...

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Wednesday 18 January 2012

Nick Clegg's John Lewis economy flawed, say accountants James Cowper Kreston

Nick Clegg has today called for companies to offer shares to their employees to create what has been called a 'John Lewis economy'. The Deputy Prime Minister, who is also calling ...

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