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Solicitor Fine by Regulator for Not Disclosing Use of SDLT Tax Avoidance Scheme

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has rebuked a solicitor in Gwent for acting for clients using a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) tax avoidance scheme. It was found, by agreement with the solicitor, that they had not disclosed to lender … Continue reading

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New 2015 FRSSE for Small Business

With all the talk about tax and the implications of the transition to New UK GAAP, FRS 101 vs. 102 and so on, the small enterprise can sometimes be overlooked. So a reminder that the new, July 2013 edition, Financial … Continue reading

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CIMA Lose in High Court Over a Single Email

CIMA last month lost the High Court judicial review of the Margaret May disciplinary case. CIMA had argued that a single email, sent internally by Mrs May in her role on the CIMA governing council, was supposedly confidential. But that … Continue reading

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ICAEW posts loss as disciplinary funding bites

“A £3m SWING in funding the profession’s disciplinary watchdog has seen the ICAEW post a loss. The institute faced a net charge of £1.8m in its contribution to the Accounting and Actuarial Discipline Board, an arm of the Financial Reporting … Continue reading

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£150,000 tax fraud accountant faces jail

“A raid of his premises in October 2012 uncovered documents showing that for seven years Moncrieff had overstated his expenses and understated his sales to reduce his tax liability.” Still waiting to see a statement from the Institute for this … Continue reading

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Birmingham accountant jailed in £1m tax fraud

“Muhammad Butt, proprietor of accountancy firm ABMG Business Services, was asked by HMRC to provide documents he held for two businesses that were under investigation. But despite receiving a court order in March 2010 he refused to hand over the … Continue reading

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Margaret May V CIMA, Revised High Court Judgment Date

The revised date for the High Court judgment in the judicial review of Margaret May and CIMA is now expected to be delivered in early June. This is a high-profile case and it is hoped the High Court ruling might … Continue reading

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