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  • Inheritance Tax, A Voluntary Tax? Leanne Hillock 30th July 2018
    Benjamin Franklin once said “In this world nothing can be certain except Death and Taxes”, while this may be true as we all pay our fair share of tax during our lifetime, we should not have to pay tax on our assets at death.  With careful planning Inheritance Tax (“IHT”) can be mitigated by using all available Exemptions and... Read More »
  • ASM proudly supports QUB prize giving ceremony
    ASM is proud to support the "Best 2nd Year Student" prize for Financial and Management Accounting at Queen's University Belfast. Adrian Patton is pictured with this year's winner Emily Morgan at the QUB prize giving ceremony on 4th July... Read More »
  • Hotel performance reflects the strength of Northern Ireland tourism 2nd July 2018
    ASM Chartered Accountants today released the 2017 edition of its annual hotel industry survey. The study gathers detailed trading information from 3, 4 and 5 star hotel businesses and is considered a bellwether report on the state of the wider tourism industry given the comprehensive insight that it offers. The headline performance figures... Read More »
  • Personal debt levels in Northern Ireland ‘highest in UK’ 21st June 2018
    Take a look at this article on personal debt posted yesterday on BBC News based on a survey performed by the FCA. Some alarming statistics for Northern Ireland, which according to the survey has the highest personal debt levels in UK. Northern Irish attitudes are downbeat with more people feeling they have low financial capacity. Good news on the... Read More »
  • A Creditors guide to Insolvency 6th June 2018
    As Insolvency Practitioners we are constantly dealing with creditors queries in respect of the insolvency process. We came across this excellent guide prepared by R3, particularly useful for small businesses who are unfamiliar with the insolvency process, setting out in plain English how creditors can engage in the insolvency... Read More »
  • Fiona Fearon from ASM Newry provides a practical approach in insolvency 28th May 2018
    Article featured in Business Eye May 2018 by Fiona Fearon, Insolvency Practitioner – Individuals. Typical working day:          As a working mother of three young boys I usually feel like I have completed a day’s work before even arriving at the office!  Due to the nature of my work I can honestly say that no two days are... Read More »
  • ASM features in April Edition of Accountancy Ireland 5th April 2018
    ASM features in Practice Profile in this months edition of Accountancy Ireland.  Click here to read full... Read More »
  • ASM hosts free seminar series 6th November 2017
    ASM Belfast hosted the first in a Finance & Funding seminar series aimed at providing SME's with professional advice on pertinent financial issues in business in uncertain times. The series will travel across the North & South of Ireland over the coming weeks, hosted by Wendy Austin, Inside Business, BBC Northern Ireland. Each venue... Read More »
  • ASM Sponsors Belfast Comedy Festival 2017 13th September 2017
    ASM are proud to sponsor the 2017 Belfast Comedy Festival, taking place from 2nd-8th October. Amanda McMaw from ASM Belfast attended the announcement of the acts on 12th September with Mayor Nuala McAllister in the splendid surroundings of Belfast City Hall. Brian Clerkin, Director at ASM Chartered Accountants comments: “We are thrilled to... Read More »
  • It’s Making Tax Digital, Not Difficult 4th September 2017
    Making Tax Digital or "MTD" is changing the way businesses are required to keep their accounting records. Soon they will be required to maintain digital accounting records, submitting quarterly updates to HMRC and also providing an ‘end of year’ return. To find out more about MTD and how it will affect your business, please read our... Read More »
  • A Landmark Year for the Hotel Sector 23rd August 2017
    ASM Chartered Accountants has released the latest edition of its annual hotel industry survey. The study gathers detailed trading information from hotel businesses in 2016 and is considered a bellwether report on the state of the wider tourism industry given the comprehensive insight that it offers. Commenting on the results Michael... Read More »
  • ASM Appointed Brexit Service Provider with InterTrade Ireland 10th August 2017
    ASM are delighted to announce that we have been appointed "Brexit Service Provider" with InterTrade Ireland.  InterTrade Ireland offer a suite of supports for SMEs, including funding of up to £2000/€2000 towards professional advice in relation to Brexit matters, through their Start to Plan Service. You can also find more information... Read More »
  • ASM Wins Award For ‘Deal Of The Year’ 16th March 2017
    At the recent Insider Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards 2017, ASM won the award for ‘Deal Of The Year (£10m and over)’ in relation to the sale of the Retlan Group to CIMC Group. ASM Accountants are delighted to have helped broker the deal which the judges said represented the largest single investment by a Chinese enterprise to date in the... Read More »

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