Tax Simplification – There’s a long way to go!

See the latest edition of UK tax legislation on my desk. It runs to over 21,000 pages –  this does not include the recently published Finance Act 2010! So if your tax advisor ever says “….well, its not quite that simple….” in response your straightforward question or otherwise perfectly logical suggestion, hopefully this well help … Read moreTax Simplification – There’s a long way to go!

2010 Year End Tax Planning Tips for UK Entrepreneurs

Given that the 5 April 2010 UK tax year end is imminent, we are busy advising our UK entrepreneurial clients on ways in which they can arrange their tax affairs to pay the right amount of tax – and not a penny more! Here are just some of the issues we’re discussing – remember, you … Read more2010 Year End Tax Planning Tips for UK Entrepreneurs

Tax holiday for business start-ups in Ireland

Welcome news if you’re a start-up business in Ireland is that a tax holiday is now granted for the first 3 years of trading. This tax exemption is only available for start-ups that commenced trading on or after 1 January 2009. The only restriction is that the tax liability otherwise due for each year must … Read moreTax holiday for business start-ups in Ireland

Professionals serving clients via The Cloud

As a practising chartered accountant and tax advisor, I am finding that the ability to reach out and service clients via The Cloud is getting easier (and even more fun).  Two recent examples from the past week: Sat at my Mac when I was pinged via Skype by one of my contacts “Steve, do you … Read moreProfessionals serving clients via The Cloud