Moore Kingston Smith named one of eprivateclient’s 2021 Top Accountancy Firms

07.10.21

eprivateclient has again named Moore Kingston Smith as one of their top accountancy firms for 2021. The Private Client Services team, led by tax partner Lynne Rowland, is delighted with this accolade which demonstrates the degree of expertise the firm offers clients across all levels of personal tax, including advising entrepreneurs as well as tax planning and compliance. The…

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First-time buyer relief and the Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday

27.05.21

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) first-time buyer relief became available in November 2017 for qualifying buyers paying up to £500,000 for a dwelling in England and Northern Ireland. Where the relief applies, no SDLT is paid on the first £300,000 of the purchase price. Any amount in excess of £300,000 then attracts SDLT at the standard rate…

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Tax Day 2021

23.03.21

23 March 2021 marked the UK’s first Tax Day, as the government published consultation documents, calls for evidence, and other documents relating to the future shape of the UK tax regime. We were not quite clear in advance what to expect from Tax Day, and speculation had been mounting that some significant reforms would be…

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