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The Chancellor Philip Hammond presented his budget today (22 November 2017). The main announcements are as follows: From today stamp duty is to be abolished for first time buyers purchasing a home valued at under […]
A new grant scheme has been announced by DEFRA to assist with improving efficiency within farming practices, details can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/658195/Improving_Farm_Productivity_handbook_v2.pdf If you require assistance with planning your new project please speak to […]
From 15 December 2017 the Post Office will no longer be able to accept payments to HM Revenue and Customs. HM Revenue and Customs are encouraging all payments to be made electronically as this is […]
HMRC have introduced Simple Assessments which will replace the requirement to complete a Self Assessment tax return for some individuals. These new assessments are aimed at reducing the number of individuals with simple tax affairs […]
Applications are invited for the following positions in our office in Cockermouth. Chartered Accountant / Certified Accountant Recently qualified the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering services for a diverse portfolio of corporate clients, […]
Three million of the smallest businesses and landlords will be able to move to the new digital system for keeping tax records at a pace that is right for them, Ministers announced today as they […]
One of our clients has received the email shown below today, it has reminded us of the constant need to be wary of the increasing use of electronic fraud. There are a few obvious mistakes […]
From 6 April 2017 your main residence starts to attract relief from Inheritance Tax. The relief applies to a home that you own outright or your share of your home, that you pass to your […]
In an earlier blog I discussed the launch of HM Revenue & Custom’s consultation documents on their Making Tax Digital (MTD) proposals. Broadly speaking HM Revenue & Customs are committed to moving the UK tax […]
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