Read our latest Practice News as well as sector specific and accountancy updates from across the UK.

Inheritance tax: passing on wealth to the children

With the question of long-term care cost high on the agenda, early consideration of inheritance tax (lHT) and succession planning is now more important than ever. In general people are living longer and many will require care at some stage of their life. Consequently the family home and other assets may become vulnerable to being […]

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Selling a UK Rental Property

If you have a buy-to-let property, a second home or have ever let out your home you may have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) when you sell the property. You pay a higher rate of CGT on gains from residential property than on gains from other assets. How much you pay will depend on […]

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Autumn Staff News

Our congratulations and best wishes go to Alisdair Hamilton and his wife Helen who got married on 8th July and also to Ryan Wedderburn who married Kara on 18th August. We also congratulate Neil Morton and his wife Lynn on the birth of their first child Zac and Graeme Hyland and his wife Davina on […]

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Dynamic tax coding

From 2 July 2017 HMRC has made the move into real time tax coding. With greater use of third party information from banks and building societies, plus RTI employer data, in-year adjustments have arrived. The aim is that PAYE tax deductions will become more accurate, reducing year-end underpayments or overpayments of tax and subsequent adjustments. […]

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Two Awards for Community Support

Greaves West & Ayre is delighted to have been recently presented with two awards: Each year the Berwick-upon-Tweed Rotary Club gives awards to local businesses they believe have made particular contributions to the Berwick area. This year GWA received the accolade of Large Business of the Year “in recognition of the outstanding commitment and enterprise […]

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