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Self Employment Income Support Scheme

18-May-2020

Self Employment Income Support Scheme


If you are self employed or part of a partnership and your business has been affected by Coronavirus (Covid-19) then you could be eligible for the Self Employment Income Support Scheme. It will cover 80% of your average monthly trading profits and 3 months will be paid in one lump su...

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Married Couples Allowance - Scam Alert

19-Apr-2020

Married Couples Allowance - Scam Alert


It has come to Bright Browns attention that letters are being sent out that on initial viewing may seem to be from a government department. These letters try to convince the reciever to make contact to claim a Married Couples Allowance - The company in question in fact can take up to 50% ...

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Another Blow for Landlords

08-Nov-2018

Another Blow for Landlords


The 2018 Budget has introduced two changes that will affect landlords that have previously used their rental property as their private residence.   At present the landlord is able to take advantage of some substantial reliefs against the Capital Gains Tax arising whe...

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Making Tax Digital (Updated 12th July 2018)

12-Jul-2018

Making Tax Digital (Updated 12th July 2018)


UPDATED - 12th July 2018 - .... Don't miss out on the discounts we have negotiated! We are currently writing to all our VAT registered clients who will be affected when this comes into force in April 2019.  From this p...

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Employers and their Employees

09-Apr-2018

Employers and their Employees


HMRC’s latest Employer Bulletin includes useful updates for employers as we approach the start on the new tax year on 6 April 2018. The Bulletin includes articles on: End of year reporting for payroll and reporting benefits in kind P9 Notice of Coding and th...

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Year End Tax Planning

23-Mar-2018

Year End Tax Planning


With the end of the tax year looming there is still time to save tax for 2017/18. We have set out some points you may want to consider: Make full use of your ISA allowanceISAs can offer a useful tax free way to save, whether this is for your children's future, a fir...

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