As Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 this week, UK business groups are calling for a constructive negotiation and a practical, pro-business Brexit deal. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has promised the Government it will provide “constructive” support during Brexit negotiations. FSB national chairman Mike Cherry said: “FSB will continue to be a
LOTS OF SMOKE, BUT NO FIRE! Anyone who knows me well will attest to the fact that technology and I have a dubious relationship. However, something happened this last week that gave me cause to respect it more than usual. It was a chimney fire. No, I haven’t lost the technological plot, stick with me
Here is a scary story direct from Gov.uk ! https://taxagents.blog.gov.uk/2017/04/01/dont-take-the-bait-be-cyber-aware/
WELCOME TO OUR BUDGET NEWSLETTER We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter and find it useful ATTACK ON SELF-EMPLOYED IN BUDGET In his first Budget on 8th March the new Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that he would level the playing field between employees and the self-employed by increasing Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NICs)
HMRC have published their latest list of excuses given by taxpayers who failed to complete their self assessment tax return on time. These include: 1. “My tax return was on my yacht…which caught fire.” 2. “A wasp in my car caused me to have an accident and my tax return, which was inside, was destroyed”
Making Tax Digital – latest from HMRC HMRC have published their responses to the consultation process which was completed in November. Unsurprisingly they have largely ignored the almost unanimously expressed concerns of the accountancy profession and are sticking to their original timetable. The main objective is to create a single online tax account where taxpayers
INCENSED OF WELLS … OFFERING PROTECTION FROM THE TAX MAN It has become something of a standing joke in these parts, that with increasing – well, we shall call it maturity – Mr Bowe, the Head Honcho, has developed a tendency to a certain, and indeed justifiable (or so he tells us), ‘curmudgeonliness’. It seems
Over the last few months we have been advertising in The Mendip Times. We’re proud to show these off and we hope you like them. Do you have a favourite?
Counting the Benefits of Old Age You may well know already, but if you don’t, I’m here to tell you, that Wells is now a dementia friendly city! As a company based within the city, we decided to invite Claire Chettoe, who works with the Alzheimer’s Society, to train the staff to be “dementia friends”.
Welcome to the special Autumn Statement 2016. We hope you enjoy reading this tax newsletter and find it useful. tax-newsletter-autumn-statement-2016