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VAT threshold and liability - Ebook sales via Amazon
on 25/08/2016 17:35, by Duckling

I'd be interested/grateful for anyone's take on this. 1) Ebook sales are made via Amazon's self-publishing platform (KDP) 2) Amazon handles all sales to the consumer (sales, returns, payments, VAT charges where applicable. They set the terms and conditions of ... Continue Reading

IHT and Life Policy in Trust
on 25/08/2016 15:00, by nick2016

in 2001 a Trust was set up by a father holding a life policy on his life. He pays the annual premiums under the policy. The present beneficiary of the Trust is his daughter. However she predeceases her father. In the daughters Estate would the Trust be valued by ... Continue Reading

on 25/08/2016 14:16, by jjjjjjjjjj

My mother (65) recently (>1 year) inherited 600k from her mother. My father is deceased. There is potentially another £300k coming her way in <15 years We would like to buy a holiday home £300k with part of the money. I own a property, my mother happily ... Continue Reading

Credit Note raised in foreign currency
on 25/08/2016 14:14, by Dave-A

Hi Folks, We raised a credit note in Euros which identically matched the original Eur invoice, albeit it was done several months after the invoice. The invoice included VAT, & so did the credit. We accounted for VAT on the invoice at the HMRC VAT rate for ... Continue Reading

estate planning issues
on 25/08/2016 13:12, by vole2

We are three children. One lives in Bulgaria, one in the Czech Republic and on in the UK. Our father died in 2015 and left everything to our mother (currently 72 years old and in good health). It's her wish to pass everything to the children with minimal taxes ... Continue Reading

Gifts to children in US IHT implications
on 24/08/2016 16:46, by blobby

Hi: I am married to a US citizen, living in the US, and am now a US citizen myself. My mother still lives in the UK, and is concerned about IHT. My question is, could she set up a recurring gift to my children (or me) for, say, college funds, and transfer the money ... Continue Reading

Dormant Company Qualification
on 24/08/2016 15:18, by enfopaul

Hi I'm looking for some general guidance around the following: I currently own and let out 2 properties as an investment (not buying, renovating and selling on - just long term rental). These are held personally by both me and my wife. Owing to the change in ... Continue Reading

Startup PAYE/NIC etc
on 24/08/2016 12:52, by SpartanFD

Hi I'm starting a new business which will have 2 salaried employees and 1 salaried director (all S1100L tax code). The salaried director and myself plan to take dividends through ordinary A shares, with one of the employees getting dividends through non-voting ... Continue Reading

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