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Is it time to go electric? Zero charge for zero emissions car!

Zero charge for zero emission cars From 6 April 2020, the way in which carbon dioxide emissions for cars are measured is changing – moving from the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) (used for cars registered prior to 6 April 2020) to the Worldwide Light Testing Procedure...

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Have you heard of ‘bed and breakfasting’ a director’s loan?

Directors’ loans – Beware of ‘bed and breakfasting’ It can make sense financially for directors of personal and family companies to borrow money, in the form of a director's loan, from the company, rather than from a commercial lender. Depending on when in the fina...

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Wondering what chattels are and how they relate to Capital gains tax? Wonder no more!

Capital gains tax and chattels (an item of tangible movable property) For capital gains tax purposes, not all chattels are equal. In some cases, it is possible to realise a profit on the disposal of a chattel and enjoy that profit tax free, whereas in other cases, capital ...

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Worthless assets and negligible value claims

Worthless assets and negligible value claims Where an asset has been lost or destroyed or the value of the asset has become negligible, it may be possible to take advantage of an allowable loss for capital gains tax purposes. It should be noted, however, that the loss will...

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Dying without making a will – who gets what

Dying without making a will – who gets what   The best way to ensure that your estate is passed on in accordance with your wishes is to make a will. However, even with the best of intentions, it may happen that someone dies without making a will, particularly whe...

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Does your business trade with the EU? You’ll need an EORI number after Brexit.

What is an EORI number and who needs one? An Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number will be needed for UK businesses to be able to continue to trade with the EU after the UK leaves the EU. If there is a no-deal Brexit In...

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Tax Savings – when is a car a pool car?

Tax Savings - when is a car a pool car? Rather than allocating specific cars to particular employees, some employers find it preferable to operate a carpool and have several cars available for use by employees when they need to undertake a business journey. From a tax pe...

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Julie McDowell

Julie McDowell It is with extremely heavy hearts that we have to inform you of the passing of our wonderful friend and colleague Julie McDowell. Julie was our insolvency manager and had been a valued member of our team at Arthur Boyd & Company for over 7 years. J...

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Don’t assume HMRC is right – check your tax calculation

Check your tax calculation Each year HMRC undertake a PAYE reconciliation for employed individuals who are not required to submit a tax return to check that the correct amount of tax has been paid. Where it has not, HMRC will send out either a P800 tax calculation or a PA3...

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Directors’ loan accounts – avoiding the risks

Directors’ loan accounts – avoiding the risks HMRC produce a series of toolkits which set out common errors that they find in returns. The hope is that by being familiar with the mistakes that are routinely made, you can take the necessary steps to...

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