Chartered Tax Advisers & Accountants


M&S Charity Golf Event – 9 Days to Go

Published On: 28/05/2014

With just 9 days to go to the M&S Charity Golf Event in aid of SANDS the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity, with all proceeds going to the Fife branch,, we would like to give thanks to the following who have so kindly given donations already:-

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M&S Back A Winner

Published On: 23/05/2014

With the author of Who’s Who of St Johnstone (Jim Slater) being a partner in the firm and the author of Bristling With Possibilities (Alastair Blair) being a client, M&S had more than a passing interest in the outcome of last Saturday’s Scottish Cup Final.

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Do You Need An Accountant?

Published On: 19/05/2014

Whether you like it or not, managing your finances is a vital part of your business.  The more profit you make, the more you can invest and the better quality of life you can provide for you and your employees.

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HMRC recent challenge on business mileage

Published On: 15/05/2014

A recent Upper Tribunal confirmed the decision of a First Tier Tribunal on a recent tax case (Samadian v RCC) that potentially has significant tax consequences for sole traders who run their businesses from home.

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Upcoming Business Gateway Workshops

Published On: 15/05/2014

To continue with the success of the presented workshops, we are pleased to confirm the following dates for upcoming workshops in partnership with Business Gateway:

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Cloud Accounting – what’s in it for you and me? (Part III)

Published On: 09/05/2014

If you have been with me thus far, you’ll know that I’m starting to use Xero Cloud Accounting via my accountants (M&S in Dunfermline – but you probably guessed that as you’re reading this on their website).

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Are You a Landlord? Do You Use a Letting Agent?

Published On: 08/05/2014

HMRC is writing to letting agents advising that statutory notices seeking details of rents collected on behalf of landlords for the tax year ended 5 April 2013 are imminent.

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Business Gateway Fife: M&S Accountancy and Taxation LLP Workshops

Published On: 05/05/2014

As we move into summer, we also find that M&S Accountancy and Taxation workshops run in partnership with Business Gateway Fife recommence on Wednesday 6th May 2014, and will run throughout the summer and into the autumn.

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Cloud Accounting – what’s in it for you and me? (Part II)

Published On: 01/05/2014

As I explained in Part I, I am a sole trader, selling my (alleged!) professional expertise and experience.  I’ve been self-employed for nearly three and a half years, having previously been an MD in one of the UK’s biggest specialist advertising agencies.  So (I think) I’m reasonably financially astute and computer literate.  Nonetheless, I needed some persuasion to use Cloud Accounting. Although the demo of Xero Cloud Accounting, provided by Steven at M&S (who have been my accountants throughout), was straightforward, it surely couldn’t be that easy, could it?

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