May 12, 2017

Personal tax planning

November 1, 2016

Starting a business
Things to consider when starting a business. 

Last year 608,110 businesses were incorporated according to data from Companies House. This is a year-on-year increase of 26,937 on the 581,173 businesses started in 2014. 

However, figures from the Offi...

October 14, 2016

I am pleased to announce that due to the continued expansion of the business we are looking to add a Semi-Senior Accountant to join our team. 

You can find more information about the role and apply via our advert on Reed. See

July 22, 2016

A guide to tax-efficient profit extraction for business owners.

Owning and running your business is a tough proposition but it is vitally important that people continue to do it. As well as the rewards that come from hard work and determination, there are also monetary...

June 7, 2016

Capital gains tax planning

Selling something you own for more than you originally bought it for is the basis of doing ‘good business’ in terms of both personal and business finance.


Depending on the profit that an individual or organisation makes on the sale of th...

May 2, 2016

Personal tax planning

This article takes a look at some of the factors to take account of when planning to reduce your personal tax liabilities.


The overriding aim of all personal tax planning is to legally reduce the amount of tax paid on an individual’s income.



November 22, 2015

What’s the issue?

The Annual Investment Allowance (“AIA”) allows businesses relief for qualifying capital assets in the year they are purchased up to the AIA limit.


After many years of tinkering with the AIA limit we have finally been promised a permanent rate of £200,0...

October 6, 2015


The tax year has ended, the P11Ds are done, tax credits have been updated. Now is a good time to get a head start on the forthcoming tax return payment and submission deadline on 31 January 2016.


Income and gains for the period 6 April 2014 to 5 April 2015 must be rep...

September 1, 2015


Remember, from 1 October 2015 the National Minimum Wage will be increasing as follows:


  • £6.70 for workers aged 21 and over

  • £5.30 for workers aged 18-20 years

  • £3.87 for workers aged 16-17 years above school leaving age but under 18

  • £3.30 for apprentic...

August 24, 2015

HMRC are still operating the Let Property Campaign which allows individuals with undeclared income from property to make a disclosure on favourable penalty terms.


The campaign has been running for some time and Parkers Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers confirmed...

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