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Smith and Williamson

Since our foundation over a century ago, Smith & Williamson has been managing the financial affairs of private clients and their business interests. We are one of the top ten largest firms of accountants* in the UK and our investment management business has over £12 billion of funds under management and advice (as at 30 June 2012).


Our prime aim is to help our clients achieve their financial ambitions, both corporate and personal. Our clients are varied - private individuals, mid-large businesses, professional practices and non-profit organisations.


Our business spans 11 principal offices in the UK and Ireland, with locations in the City of London, Belfast, Bristol, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Guildford, Manchester, Salisbury, Southampton and Worcester, and an international capability in over 100 countries through membership of Nexia International (the 7th largest international accounting and consulting network) and M&A International.


 

All content by Smith and Williamson

Weekly tax update - February 23rd 2015

This tax update reviews recent announcements from the HMRC, including that online registration of interest for marriage allowances is open for married couples and those in civil partnerships and employers will be able to avoid penalties for delays of up to three days when filing PAYE information.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 24 February 2015 | Business Area: PAYE

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Weekly tax update - February 16th 2015

In this issue, Tina Riches, National Tax Partner reviews the Scottish land and building transaction tax set to come into effect on 1 April 2015, the HMRC’s February 2015 employment related securities bulletin and claims for overpaid VAT by non-profit making sports clubs.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 18 February 2015 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

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The local authority insolvency jargon buster

A handy A-Z guide aimed at recovery staff to explain those confusing technical terms often used in the world of insolvency.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 18 February 2015 | Business Area: Business Recovery/Insolvency

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VAT focus - January 2015

A round-up of recent VAT developments, including VAT recovery on pension fund expenses, prompt payment discounts, digital download sales, VAT on donations, FE colleges invited by HMRC to make VAT refund claims, HMRC insolvency services and changes to Intrastat arrival threshold.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 03 February 2015 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

Rating: 7 people found this useful

Weekly tax update - February 2nd 2015

The Tax update provides a round-up and explanation of the latest tax issues. In this issue: Tina Riches, National Tax Partner analyses IR35 admin review; VAT on booking fees for event tickets; extension of allowances for C02 cars; clarity on R&D tax credit for travel and subsistence expenses.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 03 February 2015 | Business Area: PAYE

Rating: 2 people found this useful

Weekly tax update - September 22nd 2014

This tax update provides a round-up and explanation of the latest tax issues. Topics covered: PAYE and employment matters; business tax; VAT; Scotland.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 25 September 2014 | Business Area: Employment Tax

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Tax focus - June 2014

This paper provides a summary of current tax issues for companies. Topics covered: European Commission report on tax and the digital economy; LLP members' employment rights; EU Commission in favour of shift to indirect taxes; HMRC's draft partnership manual.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 14 July 2014 | Business Area: Employment Tax

Tax focus - May 2014

This paper provides a summary of current tax issues for companies. In this issue: intellectual property office report; register of company beneficial ownership; modernisation of corporate debt rules; exemption from stamp duty for growth markets.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 09 June 2014 | Business Area: Stamp and Transfer Duties

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Investment outlook: May 2014

Download Smith and Williamson's monthly round-up of global and local market trends. In this issue: investment review; market highlights; market returns; house view.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 29 May 2014 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

Briefing note: Payments in respect of directorship duties

This briefing note highlights payroll compliance risks associated with payments to directors, a concession permitting gross payment and offers advice on and assistance with contract and tax compliance issues.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 08 May 2014 | Business Area: Employment Tax

Rating: 3 people found this useful

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