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Making Tax Digital – A ‘surprise’ announcement

Published On: 14/07/2017

It took the Government a while but they eventually listened to the professional bodies and tax experts that the public is not ready for Making Tax Digital (MTD). 

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Fore Grand

Published On: 30/06/2017

Well, every year we say the same thing.  Our annual golf day was even better than the last one.  This year, we’re pleased to say, was no different!

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Making tax digital means using cloud accounting. But which software should you choose?

Published On: 27/06/2017

If you’ve been following my blogs for M&S, you’ll know that I’ve been part of the pilot organised by HMRC to road-test software, the use of which will become essential for the majority of businesses once MTD kicks in.

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My Making Tax Digital Blog, Part VII, will three or four tax payments a year become the norm?

Published On: 15/06/2017

If you read my last blog, you’ll recall that I was waxing lyrical about the fact that the government, tied to its manifesto commitment not to increase specific taxes, will have to resort to a range of stealth taxes if it wants (as it assuredly must) to increase the overall tax take to fund all its spending plans and pay for Brexit. 

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Silent Auction

Published On: 01/06/2017

We are delighted to say that we have 76 people due to play in our charity golf day tomorrow so a huge thanks to everyone who is participating and those who have already donated prizes or provided sponsorship.

 

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My Making Tax Digital Blog, Part VI, in which we wonder what will happen next…

Published On: 31/05/2017

Over the last few months, we’ve seen a Conservative government clobbering not just small businesses in general but also, I suspect, many of its natural supporters amongst the self-employed - not just with MTD but also with the (quickly abandoned) NIC hike and, most disastrously for many (yes, including me), the increase in the amount to be paid under the flat-rate VAT scheme.

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Will The Sun Shine?

Published On: 26/05/2017

With just one week to go until our fourth annual charity golf event, we are hoping the weather will be as superb as it is today, particularly as the weather gods were not so kind last year.

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Two Weeks To Go

Published On: 19/05/2017

This time in two weeks, our fourth annual charity golf event in aid of Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide (SOBS) and Prevention of Young Suicide (Papyrus) will be in full swing!  Will anyone have claimed the hole-in-one prize of a brand new car?

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My Making Tax Digital, Blog Part V, it’s going to cost you…!

Published On: 16/05/2017

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is underway now, with the pilot up and running, albeit the government have admitted they are being too hasty and have knocked everything back a year.  But how much is it going to cost you, as a small (or SME) self-employed businessperson not currently using some form of acceptable software?

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Promotion News

Published On: 08/05/2017

We are delighted to announce that our Tax Manager, Wendy Cheung, has been promoted to Senior Tax Manager.

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