Publications

The Accidental Landlord

When the financial crisis led to a collapse in the housing and jobs markets, many home owners who had to find work either abroad or in a new city discovered […]

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Getting Around Gift Tax

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes   Luckily, when it comes to taxes Benjamin Franklin’s statement is not always true.  And it’s […]

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Get a Better Grip on Tax Payments

Most business-owners will face significant tax costs throughout the tax year.   These costs can include income tax, employers’ PAYE and VAT.  Unless tax costs such as these are planned and […]

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To Fix or to Gamble

It is fair to say that interest rates have remained lower for longer than we might have expected. With the next major move in interest rates likely to see finance […]

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Income Tax Return Advice

A Survival Guide for Sub-Contractors

The ripples from the collapse of Carillion, the UK construction group, have already spread to Ireland.  Carillion had been part of the consortium building schools and an education centre in […]

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Tax Calculator

Repairs v Capital Expenses

When is a Repair Tax-Deductible? Business owners and investors often think that if an expense is made wholly and exclusively for the purpose of their business it is deductible in […]

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