Keep up to date with the latest news and information from UHY Hacker Young in Letchworth, Royston and Cambridge.
What is crowdfunding?
August 13, 2014
Banks are now faced with competition, not just amongst themselves, but from a new generation of alternative finance providers. Asset based lenders have been around for a while and continue to grow market share with familiar products such as Hire Purchase and Invoice Discounting, but what’s new, and growing, is the crowdfunding scene.
Good COP, Bad COP
July 11, 2014
John Sheehan explores the ways in which HMRC has recently changed the terms of Code of Practice 9, aka COP 9.
HMRC Loses Scottish Snowball Fight
July 2, 2014
A recent First Tier Tax Tribunal Hearing (FTT) resulted in the decision that Snowballs made by Lees of Scotland Ltd and Thomas Tunnock Ltd were cakes and should be zero-rated. John Sheehan looks at how you can have your cake and eat it!
VATman Flat Erring to Deceive!
June 20, 2014
A recent First-tier Tribunal hearing found HMRC’s Flat Rate Scheme decision was wrong - John Sheehan investigates.
Nudge, Nudge, Wink, Wink
June 13, 2014
John Sheehan takes a view of the new HMRC ‘Nudge’ letters: Monty Python meets Beckett.
Tax Without Design
June 5, 2014
“Tax Without Design: Recent developments in UK Tax Policy” – Graham Boar takes a look at the latest report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies latest report.
Business banking and crowd funding – the latest for SMEs
May 29, 2014
James Price, director, provides insight into a few interesting developments in the world of SME corporate finance this week.
Play Your Cards Right
May 14, 2014
HMRC now has access to credit and debit card processing information - are you prepared to play your cards right?
Suspicious emails from HMRC
March 24, 2014
Following contact from our clients, Lesley Prutton provides advice on suspicious emails from HMRC.