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Year End Tax Planning

As the end of the tax year approaches, now is the time to ensure your business and personal finances are as tax-efficient as possible. To register for our Tax Planning breakfast on 28th February please contact janecampbell@bakertillymm.co.uk or to download a copy of...

Don’t let the New Year be Taxing!

For many, the new year symbolizes the joy of new beginnings, but for the self-employed there’s only one thing on their mind - the much-dreaded tax return.   “But it’s worth remembering that filing your self-assessment is just one hurdle in the first quarter of 2019 to...

Another Compliance Burden for Private Sector Businesses

Does your business have a contract with a company that provides the personal service of an individual worker? Alternatively, do you operate through a vehicle that could be described as a personal service company? If the answer to either of these questions is yes, or...

Podcast – Growing Your Business

This podcast explores the challenges many businesses face when it comes to growing their business, including lack of finances, poor working capital and not having a robust business plan in place.  Consulting Partner John O'Rourke examines how targets can be achieved,...

Protect Your Business From Fraud

Businesses are warned to be extra vigilant of fraud over Christmas.  Last year saw an increase in criminal cyber-attacks on UK businesses, according to the annual report of the National Cyber Security Centre. John O’Rourke, partner at Baker Tilly Mooney Moore and...

Podcast – Landing Change Successfully

Change, particularly transformative change, has become a way of life for many organisations. Leading an organisation through a change programme is a complex undertaking but there are enormous benefits to be gained. Donal Laverty examines how to land change...

Preparing for Making Tax Digital

It seems like a lifetime ago, but back in 2015 the government announced its intentions to make tax return filing digital and, after a few delays, part 1 of the project is very nearly here. The original plans have been watered down and recently HMRC has announced a...

What to Expect From Monday’s Budget

The pre-Brexit Budget will be revealed by the Chancellor Philip Hammond on Monday (29 October) at what is a time of great uncertainty for the future of the UK. Tax Partner Tom Penman offers his predictions on what we are likely to see in this year’s Budget statement,...

The Impact of Management and Leadership on Productivity

Management and Leadership matters. As companies and governments work towards increasing productivity, the impact of management and leadership has come into sharp focus. In this short podcast Andrew Webb looks at the wider issues and considers Northern Ireland’s...

Land Remediation Relief

Land remediation relief (LRR) is quite often overlooked particularly by smaller property developers and investors. It is a valuable relief, and the claiming of it, is actively encouraged by HMRC. By way of background, LRR was introduced in 2001 to address market...

Offshore Property Ownership

Inspired by long sunny days and holidays abroad, attention often turns to buying a bolt-hole in the sun. However, UK tax legislation has “anti-avoidance legislation” which hypothetically traces the income and gain to the ultimate owner. Although offshore ownership...

Time to Consider Furnished Holiday Lettings?

With recent challenges in the Buy to Let market, property owners are looking at alternatives including Furnished Holiday Lettings. Many consider holiday letting as being in a designated holiday region. However, the success of Airbnb has shown that short term...

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