Category: blog

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Sep2017
HM Williams Accountants have now moved into grade A, purpose built offices at Sandy Court on the Langage Business Park, Plympton, in a lease deal agreed by Ashleigh Phillips of Bruton Knowles. Plymouth-based Monk & Partners acted on behalf ... Read More

03

May2016
On Sunday 10th April the Sunday Times published their first supplement listing the Top 200 Accountants in the UK based on reviews on the independent consumer ratings website VouchedFor.co.uk. We are proud, but not at all surprised, to say that Ashley Smith was featured. To be included Ashley was highly recommended ... Read More

21

Nov2015

Business record checks

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You may, or may not, have heard of HMRC's business record checks.  These were introduced in 2011 with the view of helping businesses identify their shortcomings in their bookkeeping.  However, these came under fire from the accountancy and taxation professions as it was seen as a backdoor way for HMRC ... Read More

16

Nov2015

HMRC changing banks again!!!!!

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HMRC is moving its banking arrangements to Barclays from February 2016.  If you pay using a payslip then make sure that it shows the correct bank details before you make the payment.  Payments that go to the wrong account will result in delays in being allocated against your tax bill. If ... Read More

11

Nov2015
As the buy-to-let market continues to grow you may have decided to get in on the action, but needed to borrow to buy a property.  The trouble is the new rules introduced by HMRC will restrict tax relief on loan interest and finance costs for higher and additional rate taxpayers ... Read More

11

Nov2015

End of wear and tear

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In the 2015 Summer budget George Osborne declared that the Wear and Tear deduction would be scrapped from April 2016.  HMRC put forward an alternative, which is ironically virtually identical to one it pushed the government to abolish in 2013.  The proposal is for a renewals allowance which will allow ... Read More

06

Nov2015

Good news for VW drivers

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As many of you will know VW have been in a bit of hot water lately due to the 'defeat device' that had been fitted to a number of vehicles to cheat the American nitrous oxide emissions test.  This device changes the way the engine runs during official testing, meaning ... Read More

23

Jul2015

Kashflow Videos

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Check out the videos for Kashflow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k2gtFGvfew https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iYYQg0HLlg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAjvSMM0Z18 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLFW5QPfI6U  

06

May2015
The Pensions Regulator made 192 ‘fixed penalty’ notices of £400 in the first quarter of 2015, up 120% from the previous quarter, according to Creative Auto Enrolment, a pension adviser. Fines on employers for not complying with new workplace pension duties increased sharply in the first four months of 2015. In April ... Read More

06

May2015
Britain's construction industry experienced a sharp slowdown in activity last month, with output and new orders growing at their slowest rates since June 2013.  The Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI dropped to 54.2 in April, down from 57.8 in March and below the projected figure of 57.4.