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Saffery Champness

We are a firm of chartered accountants whose concept of service is to solve problems, exploit opportunities and turn advice into action. Our style is personal and our outlook progressive. We continually strive to create value for our clients. Established in 1855, we have become one of the UK's top twenty accountancy practices and lead the field in the provision of advice to private clients and business owners. We have nine offices in the United Kingdom and offices in Guernsey and Geneva. In addition we have worldwide associations in more than 100 countries through member firms of Nexia International. Our network of UK offices ensures that we can provide a local service backed by the expertise of a major national practice. We are committed to developing a close relationship with our clients and meet regularly to keep them informed and develop our knowledge of their affairs. Our considerable depth of in-house expertise and our hands-on approach enable us to understand and work with our clients in dealing with the many challenges and opportunities they face today. , London WC1R 4GB 020 7841 4000

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Year end tax planner 2014-15

As the end of the financial year approaches, taxpayers should review their financial, business and tax arrangements. Our Year End Tax Planner provides useful planning suggestions.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 25 February 2015 | Business Area: Planning

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FRS 102 bitesize: Dividends and distributable profits

This Financial Reporting Brief looks more closely at the impact of FRS 102 on profits available for distribution by private limited companies, with a particular focus on the transition period.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 23 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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FRS 102 bitesize: Goodwill

This Financial Reporting Brief looks more closely at goodwill, whether arising on consolidation or as purchased goodwill in a standalone entity. Goodwill is covered in FRS 102 Section 19 Business Combinations and Goodwill.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 12 February 2015 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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VAT Update: January 2015

In the January issue of VAT Update, we take a closer look at two topics, prompt payment discounts and sporting services supplied by clubs to non-members.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 09 February 2015 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

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Inheritance tax and the deductibility of debts

Measures introduced last year limit the deductions which can be made in certain circumstances when calculating the chargeable value of an individual’s estate for inheritance tax (IHT) purposes. This article studies the implications.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 14 July 2014 | Business Area: Inheritance Tax

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Ten tax tips for rural businesses

The future is brighter, the economy is picking up, the farming year is well underway, and there are a number of steps that farmers and land owners can take now to put their tax affairs in better order for the future.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 12 June 2014 | Business Area: Income Tax

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VAT Update: April 2014

In our April 2014 VAT Update we look at some of the most recent VAT news and legal developments. Topics covered: VAT and digital downloads; compound interest; VAT and insolvent businesses; supply of services onboard ships; default surcharges and 'reasonable' excuses.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 29 April 2014 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

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Year end reporting for employers 2014

In this briefing we outline the key reporting deadlines for employers in 2014. Plus final FPS submissions, RTI changes for 2014/15 and monthly filing penalties per PAYE scheme by company size.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 10 April 2014 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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VAT Update: March 2014

In this VAT Update we look at some of the most recent VAT decisions, many of which will have a bearing on similar firms grappling with the same complex VAT issues.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 10 April 2014 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

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The taxation of partnerships: A summary of proposals

This briefing considers the various measures affecting the taxation of partnerships contained in the draft legislation that has recently been issued and which is to be included in the Finance Bill 2014. The draft legislation on all of these measures is subject to consultation until 4 February 2014.

Company: Saffery Champness | Published: 04 February 2014 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

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