1376Finance and Accountancy Briefings

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.


 

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Weekly tax update - April 7th 2014

Smith Williamson's update provides a round-up of recent tax issues. Topics covered: PAYE and employment matters; private client; business tax; VAT.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 09 April 2014 | Business Area: PAYE

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Tax focus: A summary of current tax issues for companies

Tax Focus provides a summary of current tax issues for companies. This issue covers: artificial use of dual contracts by non-domiciles; claiming capital allowances on property; HMRC guidance on FRS102; OECD base erosion and profit shifting action plan.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 17 March 2014 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Weekly tax update - March 10th 2014

The tax update provides a round-up and explanation of the latest tax issues. Topics covered: private client, general news, PAYE, employment matters, business tax and VAT.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 13 March 2014 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

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Weekly tax update - February 17th 2014

The Tax update provides a round-up and explanation of the latest tax issues. This week's update covers: double tax agreements; private client; PAYE and employment matters; business tax; VAT and general news.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 17 February 2014 | Business Area: PAYE

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VAT Focus

This document contains a round-up of recent UK VAT related developments. There are two main changes to the treatment of cross-border transactions which come into effect from 1 January 2015.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 04 February 2014 | Business Area: VAT and Sales Tax

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Investment outlook: November 2013

This paper provides a monthly round-up of global markets and trends. In this issue: investment review - the liquidity tap stays on; market highlights - equities, bonds and currencies; market returns - asset class by asset class; emerging markets.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 18 November 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

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Briefing note: IHT - How to avoid investigation

HMRC has increased its yield from IHT investigations. This note considers how to reduce the prospect of HMRC successfully challenging an IHT return.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 30 October 2013 | Business Area: Inheritance Tax

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Enterprise Index - October 2013

The latest Smith & Williamson Enterprise Index has revealed that confidence in the economy is on the up. With a benchmark 100 on 1 January 2013, the second quarter saw the index score drop to 90.1. However, in the third quarter, recorded July 2013, it has risen to 103.3; above its initial benchmark.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 30 October 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

The FRS102 revolution: A marathon, not a sprint

FRS102, the Financial Reporting Standard applicable to the UK and Republic of Ireland, is the single accounting standard that will replace UK and Irish GAAP for accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2012. However, many businesses are failing to appreciate its impact and plan ahead.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 20 June 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Weekly tax update - June 17th 2013

The Tax update provides a round-up and explanation of the latest tax issues. This week's update covers: double tax agreements; private client; PAYE and employment matters; business tax; VAT and general news.

Company: Smith and Williamson | Published: 20 June 2013 | Business Area: Corporation Tax

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