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8 Reasons To Have a Shareholders’ Agreement

PURPOSE Even though there is no legal requirement to have a formal shareholders agreement, every company with more than one shareholder is well advise... Read More >>
Involving children in your business

Whilst it is possible to involve your children in your business, this is a strategy that should be approached with caution. Giving shares in your comp... Read More >>
Organising a trading name for your company

We are often asked to register a trading name for an existing company. Usually, this is done so an incorporated business can develop a new brand with ... Read More >>
Saving to pay tax

If you are employed, or receive a pension from a non-State provider, any tax you should pay is probably deducted before payment under the PAYE rules. ... Read More >>
Dying without a Will, bad idea

Many people die without making a Will. In legal terms, this means they die “intestate”. When this happens, the estate must be shared out a... Read More >>
Minimum Wage legislation

No-one is going to complain if you pay more than the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage rates – which ever applies. However, there ar... Read More >>
Tax Diary August/September 2017

1 August 2017 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 October 2016. 19 August 2017 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for mont... Read More >>
Making Tax Digital E common sense prevails

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is the government’s latest attempt to fully digitise the process of collecting data from taxpayers so they can speed up... Read More >>
Director minimum salary levels 2017-18

Many director shareholders take a minimum salary and any balance of remuneration as dividends. This tends to reduce National Insurance Contributions, ... Read More >>
Rangers tax scheme kicked into touch

There has been a long running tax case rumbling through the lower courts on the use of a device called an Employee Benefit Trust (EBT) by Glasgow Rang... Read More >>
Possible changes to tax rules for companies

There is a government department, the Office for Tax Simplification (OTS), that has been charged with investigating ways that the UK’s tax rules... Read More >>

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