1. Cancer Plays Dirty But So Do We!

    • 22 Mar 2019
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    On Sunday 14th July ten of our female Workington employees will take part in the Race for Life Pretty Muddy at Carlisle. The Gibbons Girls will tackle a muddy obstacle course over 5 Kilometres and […]

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  2. Escape Rooms

    • 11 Mar 2019
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    The evenings of the 20th & 27th of February saw the staff and partners of Gibbons take on the Lakes Escape Rooms for an evening of team building and problem solving. The staff from across […]

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  3. Charity Night

    • 08 Mar 2019
    • By David Harper

    Partners from Gibbon’s were delighted to attend the Wild West night hosted by Lake District Hotels Ltd at Lodore Falls Hotel, and support their charity fundraising efforts. They were entertained by a line dancing demonstration […]

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  4. DON’T BE LATE IN PAYING YOUR PERSONAL TAX BILL

    • 25 Jan 2019
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    Individual’s 2017/18 income tax, CGT, class 2 and 4 NIC liabilities should be paid by 31 January 2019. Note that if the balance is still unpaid at the end of February 2019 a 5% surcharge penalty […]

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  5. Christmas Opening Hours

    • 11 Dec 2018
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    Our offices close on Friday 21 December 2018 at 12pm and will re-open on Wednesday 2 January 2019. We wish you all a Merry Christmas.

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  6. Christmas Is The Time For Giving

    • 10 Dec 2018
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    Those thinking about making gifts at Christmas should take advantage of the various inheritance tax (IHT) exemptions and reliefs available to them. Note that certain gifts can also have capital gains tax (CGT) implications. THE […]

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  7. Selling Your Home – Private Residence Relief Slashed

    • 27 Nov 2018
    • By David O’Donnell

    In two stealthy moves, the Chancellor used the 2018 Budget to raise some extra capital gains tax from certain individuals when they sell their home. Could this include you? Selling tax free As you probably […]

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  8. Proposals To Reform Probate Fees

    The Government has recently announced plans to increase fees payable for an application for a grant of probate with effect from 1 April 2019, which they expect to raise an additional £145 million a year […]

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  9. Penalties for Tax Return Errors Increase

    • 18 Oct 2018
    • By Philip Holdsworth

    HMRC has stepped up their hunt for extra revenue by increasing the number of penalties imposed on taxpayers for ‘deliberate’ errors on tax returns by 46% in the last 12 months up to 6,125 in […]

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  10. HMRC – Tax Free Childcare

    • 05 Oct 2018
    • By David O’Donnell

    Problems with HMRC’s new Tax-Free Childcare continue to crop up. You’re thinking of using the scheme, but you’re not sure whether it will leave you better off. How should you decide?  After long delays Tax-Free […]

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