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Private golf clubs attacked over tax affairs

Private golf clubs attacked over tax affairs 9

🕔10:23, 1.Mar 2012

A proprietary golf club has joined forces with a former women’s Open champion and launched an attack on a number of UK private members’ golf clubs over their tax arrangements.

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RTI will be compulsory for all employers by October 2013

RTI will be compulsory for all employers by October 2013 0

🕔18:23, 15.Jan 2012

I am obliged to GCMA Auditors PW John and Co for the following useful tips: Is your payroll information ‘clean’? The taxman is asking all employers to spring-clean their payroll data to prepare for RTI. What does RTI stand for? It

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Should your members pay subscriptions monthly by direct debit?

Should your members pay subscriptions monthly by direct debit? 1

🕔14:05, 8.Jan 2012

In the recent case of Esporta, the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) looked at the VAT treatment of certain membership fees. Esporta is a chain of health and fitness clubs. Whilst some of its members paid in advance for either

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Can private members’ golf clubs claim back VAT on non-members’ green fees?

Can private members’ golf clubs claim back VAT on non-members’ green fees? 0

🕔16:21, 30.Dec 2011

In the 2011 case of Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club, the First Tier Tax Tribunal held that green fees paid by non-members at non-proprietary golf clubs should be exempt from VAT. Previously, such fees had been subject to VAT.

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Profile: Sanyhills Golf Club’s David Berry

Profile: Sanyhills Golf Club’s David Berry 0

🕔13:04, 26.Dec 2011

It’s probably true to say that one of the reasons for the success of the golf club in recent years is that there aren’t many clubs like Sandyhills and there aren’t many people like David Berry. Following a successful banking

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Don’t be hit by the new VAT penalty regime at HMRC

Don’t be hit by the new VAT penalty regime at HMRC 0

🕔12:00, 26.Dec 2011

An interesting VAT case – one of the first dealing with the new penalty regime that came into force in 2009 – has now been decided. At the time the new regime was introduced, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) said

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How to secure a bank loan

How to secure a bank loan 0

🕔11:51, 26.Dec 2011

Learn the bank’s language Unless you’re lucky enough to have a long-standing relationship with an experienced bank manager, getting a loan for, for example, renovating the clubhouse, can be a fairly formulaic exercise. There’s no point telling your bank how

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Adrian Houstoun: Do not break your loan covenant

Adrian Houstoun: Do not break your loan covenant 0

🕔16:10, 1.Dec 2011

  Not surprisingly in this economic climate, there have been some high-profile problems in the leisure and hospitality industry. Loan covenants took centre stage when accounts filed by Gordon Ramsay Holdings showed that the group had breached covenants on its

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Petition to cut VAT rate for playing golf

Petition to cut VAT rate for playing golf 2

🕔14:37, 12.Sep 2011

A GCMA member and former British Women’s Open champion has launched an e-petition to reduce the rate of VAT for playing and watching sport from 20 to five per cent. Vivien Saunders OBE, who has campaigned against VAT being applied

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