Category Archives: Steve Wood’s blog

March 21, 2013

Isn’t it ironic, don’t you think…

Senior Partner’s (b)log – Star-Date 21 March 2013 Dear reader  write this Blog after having heard the Chancellor’s Budget speech and after having digested some of the detailed that has been published by HM Treasury and HM Revenue & Customs.
February 27, 2013

Case study: incorporation of an unincorporated property business

Senior Partner’s (b)log – Star-Date 27 February 2013 Hello again, dear reader.  I have neglected you, for which I apologise.  I have been persuaded to return to print to reveal some of the interesting matters that have been occupying my time of late.
November 22, 2011

The Aaronson Report on GAAR

I was at a conference hosted by Pump Court Tax Chambers at the end of last week.  Graham Aaronson QC was supposed to speak about his GAAR report, but as its publication had been delayed, his speech was somewhat truncated.
June 20, 2011

Capital taxes, VAT, income tax & pension….

Hello again, dear reader.  I have neglected you, for which I apologise.  My animals and vegetables (but not my minerals) have been occupying too much of my time, but I have managed to do some tax work between feeding pigs and hoeing carrots.  Here are a few examples of what I have been up to.
April 26, 2011

Case studies are back!

Hello again, dear reader.  Life has been hectic and I am sorry for neglecting you.  However, the warm Spring weather has turned my mind to, er, blogging, so here are a few case studies to give you an idea of what matters I have been dealing with in the last couple of months.
January 19, 2011

5 case studies to kick off 2011!

Hello again, dear reader.  I fear I have been neglecting you, but I hope you had a very merry Christmas and that 2011 will be a good year for both of us.  It has certainly started in a hectic and positive manner, as some of the case studies mentioned below will hopefully demonstrate.
November 05, 2010

More issues, more solutions….

Hello again, dear reader.  Life continues to be busy at Barnes Roffe; here is a sample of some of the matters that have been dealt with:- Case 1 A client has an external consultant, who operates via a personal service company.
October 18, 2010

A potential disaster!

I fear I have been neglecting you dear reader.  I have had a busy time since I last wrote to you, as I have had international and assorted UK conferences to attend.
September 17, 2010

A case study a day, keeps the taxman at bay

Another busy week, dear reader.  Here is a taster of some the things that have been occurring in my world:- Case 1 A complex reorganisation of a client company, coupled with the proposed acquisition of large and expensive commercial property continues to make (albeit slow) progress.
September 10, 2010

I’m back… with more case studies

It is a couple of weeks since I last wrote, dear reader, and I apologise for neglecting you.  Here is a taster of the many things that have been occurring in my world:- Case 1 A good deal of time has had to be spent dealing with a contentious matter being litigated by HMRC.
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