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End of ‘amateur’ landlord era as 2019 marks year when private rented sector changes

14 January 2019

End of ‘amateur’ landlord era as 2019 marks yea...


The era of the ‘amateur’ landlord may be at an end according to Scottish accountants and business ad…

Partnership tax filing - lessons from the tax tribunal

11 January 2019

Partnership tax filing - lessons from the tax t...

If you’re in a partnership, who is responsible for filing the partnership tax return? A recent First…

French Duncan appointed as Aberdeen’s Highland Hotel closes with loss of 20 jobs

09 January 2019

French Duncan appointed as Aberdeen’s Highland...


The Highland Hotel in Aberdeen has closed with the loss of 20 jobs, according to accountants and bus…

Accountants urge Scots to get tax returns in to avoid penalties

07 January 2019

Accountants urge Scots to get tax returns in to...


Accountants and financial advisers French Duncan are urging Scots to get their tax returns in early …

More than 30 Scots will go bankrupt every day, firm warns

02 January 2019

More than 30 Scots will go bankrupt every day,...


More than 30 Scots will go bankrupt every day in 2019, according to forecasts by an accountancy firm…

VAT's Christmas!

19 December 2018

VAT's Christmas!

As 2018 draws to an end and the New Year approaches, it seems like a good time to consider what is h…

The gift of giving may not be tax free

11 December 2018

The gift of giving may not be tax free

Stephen Oates, tax director at French Duncan, warns that business owners should take care that they …

Scottish businesses could save tax and encourage employee ownership

05 December 2018

Scottish businesses could save tax and encourag...

Scottish business owners are missing out on tax savings and encouraging employee ownership, accordin…

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