The 2017 Finance Bill
The Government has published the 2017 Finance Bill, together with explanatory notes. The Bill is 762 pages long, and the explanatory notes 447 pages.
End of tax year planning ideas
We have compiled a number of personal tax planning tips for you to consider before the tax year ends on 5 April 2017:
R&D tax credits in the spotlight
As highlighted in the recent 2017 Budget announcement, the Government places great importance on their support for innovation in the UK.
Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry and political pressures
Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, as recorded in our latest Shipping Confidence Survey.
Strength amidst uncertainty in 2017: the technology sector view
Our survey finds continued uncertainty amongst owner managed businesses. This view is shared in the tech sector where businesses have less confidence this year, reflecting political and economic uncertainties in the UK and internationally.
Moore Stephens to investigate the London Stadium
After a competitive procurement process, Moore Stephens is delighted to announce its appointment as the forensic accountant to the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) review of the London Stadium.
Brexit and the management of exchange rate fluctuations
One of the biggest challenges arising from Brexit is the management of exchange rate fluctuations. For many owner managed businesses (OMBs) this can be something that they are not entirely comfortable with.
VAT framework agreed by GCC
All Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have now signed the Unified Value Added Tax (VAT) Agreement. The framework will form the basis for the national legislation which will be introduced in each GCC country. The framework will be made public shortly.
Recent developments to the taxation of non-domiciled individuals in the UK
There have been recent updates on the treatment of offshore trusts going forward under the new non-dom regime in the UK which will apply as of 6 April 2017, which we referred to in our previous update. Although much of the movement has been positive, there remain areas of uncertainty.
Moore Stephens to launch Governance, Risk & Assurance Training Services in the GCC
Moore Stephens is a key partner to the UAE Internal Audit Chapter. We are proud sponsors of the 2017 conference on ‘Auditing @ hyperloop speed’ to be held from 18-20 April in Abu Dhabi. At the conference we will be showcasing our relevant and topical services, as well as our Governance, Risk & Assurance training solutions for the GCC countries.