Tax Avoidance IS legal and Should NOT be Made a Moral Issue!

Tax Avoidance IS legal and Should NOT be Made a Moral Issue!

Over the last 2 years, there has been a lot written in the press regarding tax avoidance and indeed a great deal spoken too. It strikes me that most of the discussion and arguments have been based on a moral standing which, as those who know me will tell you, has...
February 2015 Tax Newsletter

February 2015 Tax Newsletter

Our February 2015 Tax Newsletter is now available to download and contains lots of useful information for small businesses. Contents include: • VAT rules changing for prompt payment discount • State pension changes • End of year PAYE return • CGT entrepreneurs’...

Vote Winning Hot Air or Real Promises?

David Cameron has recently set out an “economic, moral and practical” case for lower taxes. It appears that the PM finally concedes that tax collected is people’s money and not government’s money and as such we, the people, should be left with as much to spend...

Did you know that the government is even-handed?

That’s right; the government gives with one hand and takes back with the other, how else would you define even handed? On the plus side there are some good initiatives coming from the government at the moment for the benefits of smaller businesses: The first is that...

New tax break for couples

This new tax allowance for couples was announced in the 2013 Autumn Statement and comes in to effect from 6 April 2015 (2015/2016 tax year). The allowance is designed to help where one spouse does not earn enough to fully utilise their personal allowances of £10,500...

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