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07 Jun 2021

US Tax - Biden Administration Tax Update

Ed Rieu, our US Tax Specialist, discusses the recent US tax announcements: 'I write here to update that on 28 May 2021 the Biden administration issued an explanation of the tax provisions to its budget for fiscal year 2022.

23 Mar 2021

Emma Cottrell to Judge the Citywealth IFC Awards 2022

We are excited to announce that our Associate Director Emma Cottrell has been chosen to judge the Citywealth IFC Awards 2022. These awards for International Finance Centres focus on the talent of advisers and managers in the private wealth sector.

08 Mar 2021

Sue Doran Wins Bronze in CityWealth Powerwomen Awards

Congratulations to our Associate Director Sue Doran, who has won bronze in the 2021 Citywealth Powerwomen Awards in the category: Woman of the Year – Business Growth – Mid Size. 

26 Jan 2021

Insurance - Supreme Court Business Interruption Ruling

On 15th January, the Supreme Court delivered its judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Business Interruption test case. The court substantially allowed the FCA’s appeal on behalf of policyholders. The judgment ends legal argument under fourteen types of policy issued by six insurers and a substantial number of similar policies in the wider market, which will now lead to claims being successful. 

02 Dec 2020

Airbnb Hosts Should Review Tax Affairs Following Data Share with HMRC

Earlier this year Airbnb notified its hosts that Airbnb was sharing data with HMRC. The online home rental platform has been obliged to share its hosts’ transaction history between 2017 and 2019.

30 Nov 2020

Game Over?

Whilst the UK government has provided a substantial amount of financial support for businesses and individuals during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the question of how they intend to recoup some of this funding is never far away, with an increase in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) rates predicted by many as one of the planned avenues of attack. 

10 Nov 2020

US Tax - How Biden's Presidential Win Could Affect Taxes

Following on from his previous blog about Biden's proposed tax plans, here Ed Rieu, US Tax Specialist, discusses the US presidential election results and the difficulty of predicting tax change until after the Senate is decided.

09 Nov 2020

Are UK Taxes Likely to Go Up?

Two questions we get asked a lot nowadays are (1) will taxes go up after Coronavirus – and (2) if so, is there anything we can do about it? The answer to part one of this question must be a categoric ‘yes’. The answer to part two however, is less straight forward. Indeed, if the recent reports are correct, the country may have a deficit of some £335 billion to clear as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic.

27 Oct 2020

Sopher + Co recognised as one of the 2020 eprivateclient Top Accountancy Firms

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been recognised as one of the 2020 eprivateclient Top Accountancy Firms. 

05 Oct 2020

Sopher + Co is proud to be a Xero Platinum Partner

We are proud to announce that Sopher + Co has recently achieved the highest partner status with Xero, platinum partner.  Being a Xero platinum partner allows for continued cloud-based accounting advantages for our clients. We are very pleased to be able to offer these additional services, with ongoing advice and care.

09 Sep 2020

Daniel Sopher Listed in 2020 Top Tax & Trust Advisers

Congratulations to our Senior Partner Daniel Sopher, who has once again been included in the Top Recommended Tax & Trust Advisers in the Spear's Magazine Indices.

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