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  • eNews – July 2017

    Enews – July 2017 In this month’s eNews we report on the Queen’s speech and the legislative process. We also include articles on recommendations to simplify corporation tax, the extended deadline for returns for employment related securities, the introduction of Land Transaction Tax in Wales and the latest fines and guidance issued by the Information […]

  • Sheepish Activities – July 17

    Finally the shearers arrived! All the sheep were herded into the barn for 8am. Lsd’s sheep and the rams went last after the main flock. It was noisy!  But I’m sure they were all relieved to be rid of their fleeces. With Amy away, Teresa was drafted in to help.  The sheep needed to be […]

  • Has there been a better time to remortgage?

    Has there been a better time to remortgage? Mortgage rates have never been lower, but it can be a very complicated process to obtain a mortgage these days, particularly if you are self employed, or a director of a limited company. Lenders have become stricter with their criteria, and the need for a specialist has […]

  • Sheepish Activities – June 2017

    The sheep are still in the orchard.  That is Audrey at the front yelling through the bars of the gate.  Her bleat is by far the loudest. Most of them have had a bit of a haircut … to keep them a bit cooler until the shearers come at the end of the month.  They […]

  • eNews – June 2017

    In this month’s eNews we report on the roll out of tax free childcare and the guidance available for parents on the choices and support available, the latest advisory fuel rates and labour market statistics. With guidance on cyber security, the latest report from the Pensions Regulator and what the Small Business Taskforce wants following […]

  • Sheepish Activities – May 2017

      The barn has been converted into a maternity ward and lambing is well underway.  In fact last night, there were only 11 ewes left to lamb. The new Mums get their own pen for the first day or so.  Then the family moves into a slightly bigger pen with one or two other ewes […]

  • eNews – May 2017

    In this month’s eNews we report on the short Finance Act which has been rushed through Parliament in advance of the General Election. We also include details of changes to the off payroll working rules that exclude some businesses from being unintentionally caught by the provisions. We also consider changes to the timing of issuing […]

  • PLANNING AHEAD – ELECTRIC CARS 2020/21

    RECAP: BASIC RULES The current regime for taxing the benefit of a company car is by reference to a combination of its list price (ie when new!) and CO2 emissions level. This has been around since 2002. The cash equivalent value of a company car, i.e. the value on which the benefit is taxed, is found […]