27 March 2017
Responding to Scotland Food and Drink’s 2030 vision, Stuart McCallum, RSM’s head of food and drink team in Scotland, said: ‘Scotland Food and Drink’s new strategic plan for the sector builds on the momentum of the previous framework.
15 December 2016
The recent growth in adult colouring-in and ‘dot-to-dot’ books has potentially led to another VAT anomaly akin to the famous debate as to the VAT liability of Jaffa Cakes depending on whether it’s classed as a cake or a biscuit.
13 October 2016
A survey carried out by RSM amongst Scottish business leaders has revealed that the majority (81 per cent) believe that a second independence referendum (Indyref2) would have a negative impact on business in Scotland.
25 February 2016
RSM is advising businesses to pay their VAT on time after a Tax Tribunal ruled that a six figure fine imposed for missing a VAT payment by one day was ‘proportionate’.
17 July 2015
For the second time in a matter of weeks, the European Court has dealt another blow to the UK's administration of VAT, casting doubt on HMRC's policy on VAT recovery by holding companies.
Jim is RSM’s head of VAT and indirect taxes practice in Scotland. Jim is based in RSM’s Edinburgh office.