Simpkins Edwards: reaction to Autumn Budget 2018

Published on 30th October 2018

Mark Simic, partner at Simpkins Edwards LLP, commented: “Many listening to the Chancellor’s Budget will have let out a sigh […]

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Budget 2018

Published on 30th October 2018

The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his second Autumn Budget on Monday 29 October 2018. In his speech he stated that […]

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Who owns the farm property?

Published on 11th October 2018

Many UK farms are owned jointly which can cause issues with the question of succession or sale. For example, in […]

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AAT states inheritance tax is ‘unnecessarily complicated’

Published on 3rd October 2018

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) has stated that inheritance tax (IHT) is ‘unnecessarily complicated’ and ‘widely misunderstood’. Responding to […]

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Farmers make room for the let property changes

Published on 3rd October 2018

Many farmers are landlords, whether it be on a tenanted farm with various let cottages or following investment after very […]

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OTS Publishes review into simplifying the taxation of savings income

Published on 2nd October 2018

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) recently published a detailed review into the taxation of savings income. The OTS’s stated […]

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Funding your business’s needs

Published on 20th September 2018

If your business is performing well and making a healthy profit, you may be looking at funding options for growth […]

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Crossing Borders: new rules for UK property transactions

Published on 20th September 2018

Following significant changes to the property tax regime, there are new rules which affect the cross-border purchase of property. It’s […]

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Taxpayer beware: HMRC warns over tax refund scams

Published on 18th September 2018

HMRC has issued a warning that fraudsters are currently using emails and SMS messages to target individuals by promising them […]

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Making Tax Digital: where are we now?

Published on 12th September 2018

The government’s landmark Making Tax Digital (MTD) for business initiative is set to take effect from 1 April 2019, beginning […]

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