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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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Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies

05-Mar-2018

Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies


Bitcoin is one of the best known digital currencies to emerge in recent years and as we now have a number of clients that are using Bitcoins either by investing or mining on a personal level, or accepting them as payment for business services.  We thought this would be a good opportunity to ...

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Paying HMRC? Not at the Post Office or by Credit Card

17-Jan-2018

Paying HMRC? Not at the Post Office or by Credit Card


With many individuals having tax payments to make at the end of this month it is important to be aware that HMRC have announced that they will no longer accept payments made at the Post Office or by credit card. HMRC have announced that with effect from 15 December 2017 it will no longer ...

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