Moore Kingston Smith Financial Advisers: Autumn 2019 Bulletin

18.10.19 / Insight posted in Articles

With the Brexit deadline looming, the European Union has agreed to enter into talks with Britain to try and break the deadlock over Brexit, the effect of which has lifted the financial markets with a sign that a deal could be done before 31 October deadline. While in times of uncertainty, it is very easy…

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Recovery Matters – Autumn 2019: UK high street reaches new low

01.10.19 / Insight posted in

Ian Robert, partner at Moore Kingston Smith Licensed Insolvency Practitioners, welcomes you to the autumn edition of Recovery Matters. The story of the ailing UK high street is not an old one. High-profile store closures such as Debenhams, House of Fraser and very recently Thomas Cook have hit the headlines on a regular basis, highlighting…

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Tax Facts 2019/20

01.10.19 / Insight posted in

Your online guide to UK tax rates for 2019/20  

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Gift Aid Reporting

30.09.19 / Insight posted in

The administration of Gift Aid can be complex but is rarely reviewed within a charity. The ever-changing landscape of tax legislation can result in many charities being unaware that they have serious issues. Long-standing and often innocent mistakes can create significant problems.

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Managing your VAT

27.09.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

VAT is a significant cost to the charity sector. It is also regularly changing due to evolving rules in both the EU and the UK. This can affect how your charity generates its funding and carries out it various activities. Regularly reviewing your VAT affairs ensures risks are managed and all available opportunities are identified…

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Mergers and acquisitions in the marketing and media sectors – a review of Q2 2019

15.09.19 / Insight posted in Articles

The reduced M&A activity level at the start of 2019 has continued into the second quarter, matching trends seen in previous years – Moore Kingston Smith intelligence shows that activity traditionally drops off in Q2 before recovering in Q3. This quarter has seen a 32% drop in M&A for the marketing and media sectors, with…

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About Moore Kingston Smith Licensed Insolvency Practitioners

12.09.19 / Insight posted in

Moore Kingston Smith Licensed Insolvency Practitioners is the business recovery and restructuring arm of Moore Kingston Smith LLP.

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Business investment relief

09.09.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

Most UK taxpayers are liable to pay UK income tax and capital gains tax on all of their worldwide income and gains as they arise. However, individuals who are resident but not domiciled in the UK can make a claim to be taxed on the remittance basis instead. This means they are taxed on all…

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Branch profits exemption

09.09.19 / Insight posted in Practical Guides

The basic rule of UK corporation tax is that a UK resident company is taxed on its worldwide profits wherever arising, including those of any foreign branches. Credit relief is then given against the UK corporation tax for the foreign tax paid on the profits of foreign branches.

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Employment tax review

06.09.19 / Insight posted in

The issues surrounding the operation of PAYE and the treatment of expenses and benefits can often be confusing. It can be a hidden time bomb for charities and other not for profit organisations if problems are allowed to persist from year to year.

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