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Budget 2020 – A few points by Howard Gross, our chairman

Loan Charge The government has confirmed that it will implement all but one of the recommendations made by Sir Amyas Morse in his review of the loan charge rules. The legislation will have effect retrospectively to 5 April 2019, which is the relevant date for the...

The Budget 2020 and Insolvency

BUDGET 2020 –CROWN PREFERENCE, PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR CORPORATE TAX DEBTS AND THE PRESCRIBED PART The Budget & Insolvency The two key Budget stories for the insolvency and restructuring profession are announcements on HMRC’s planned return to preferential status...

Data Protection Warning – latest development

Financial Conduct Authority-authorised firms and insolvency practitioners have been warned to be responsible when dealing with personal data, in a joint statement by the FCA and the Information Commissioner's Office.   The warning comes after some firms and...

February bulletin

Hi Everyone Happy February 1st New Year to all of you who file tax returns. Please forgive me (for obvious reasons) for not sending any real time info. in January. Many of you will have been affected by the heavy rain and gale force winds with storm Dennis the menace...

Cyber Crime

Our Professional Indemnity Insurer’s preferred broker Arlington have sent me some helpful information as follows: The threat of being exposed to cyber-crime or a data security issue is an acknowledged risk to all sizes of businesses. Many Cyber security experts state...

Construction sector faces reverse charge on VAT from October

Businesses reporting under CIS and VAT registered will have to pay VAT directly to HMRC instead of to the supplier when paying invoices for services provided across the construction and building sector when the reverse charge comes into force this autumn The reverse...

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