The Great HMRC Stitch Up

It is a trite and well-trodden path of recent societal commentary that trust in public services, and in general trust in those in public life, is at an all-time low.  Recent statistics show us that Brexit, a poorly considered election, the rise of populism and the... read more

SDLT is childs play with the right advice

Stamp Duty Land Tax was created by Finance Act 2003. It was meant to bring simplicity to an area which had become stuffed with reliefs, exemptions and different treatments. Initially it worked but in the following 15 years the situation has become muddied once more.... read more

Claiming Embedded Capital Allowances

There are 2 main reasons why people do not make use of the Capital Allowances embedded within their commercial property. They haven’t been told that they can claim They see the process as complicated and difficult. With Rufus & George – Tax &... read more

Do you think R&D Tax Credits aren’t for you?

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain People in White Coats Most business owners will swear blind that Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits... read more

Have you paid too much Stamp Duty?

In December 2012, Mr. H entered into a property transaction between himself and his Limited Company as a means to incorporate a commercial property.  At that time, he was advised to pay £72,000 in Stamp Duty Land Tax and duly paid it. In December 2015, his accountant... read more