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July 2021

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Capital Gains Tax returns – what do I need to know?

Selling a property can be stressful at the best of times. To add to the complexities, you might then need to deal with your Capital Gains Tax (CGT) obligations immediately following completion.  This article lists some frequently asked questions which may assist you in determining your obligations.

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Is Cloud Accounting Safe?

We use cloud-based solutions in our everyday lives without giving it much thought and so it makes sense to use the cloud for our business too. Cloud accounting is simply the practice of using an accounting system that’s accessed through the internet. In this article we have addressed six of the most common concerns about cloud accounting.

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Looking to purchase a new vehicle – considering electric?

If you are looking to purchase a new vehicle and are considering going electric, the government are offering a grant of up to £2,500 giving an automatic discount against the cost of the vehicle.

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Exiting your Business – and beyond…

In this article we are exploring some of the options available to you when you decide to exit your business. You have created a business and lifestyle that is a going concern, but it is time for you to pass on the reins, sell the business, retire, or just do something else. There is much to consider, let’s take a look at the options…

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How to put your audit out to tender for the best results

There are several important steps you should take to ensure you have the right audit firm, doing the right level of work, at the right time, for the right fee.

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VAT: IOSS isn’t that simple for small parcels?

The Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) aims to simplify cross-border VAT for consumers. The scheme goes live on 1 July 2021, but already some GB based taxpayers are finding some unexpected complications.

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Growing Your Business – how far will you take yours?

Now your business is off the ground and established, it is time to take a look at what the everyday challenges and obligations are from a finance perspective – to ensure that your business remains healthy and successful. This article outlines what these challenges are and is a useful reference guide to ensure you have all bases covered.

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SDLT – Penalties for claiming incorrect relief

When a corporate entity purchases a residential property costing more than £500,000 there is an additional SDLT corporate surcharge of 15% applied to the transaction.    One exemption from the 15% surcharge is based on the property not being occupied by a shareholder, Director, or other such persons. 

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What are the key areas you need to consider when starting a business?

Whether you are a complete novice or returning to business, make sure you are ready by reading through our key areas to consider.

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Covid-19 Finance Update 23 April 2021

This news post highlights the latest developments on SEISS Fourth Grant Application Dates and Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – read on to see if you are affected

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Events > 16.09.2021

St Albans Golf Challenge 16th September 2021

Thursday 16th September 2021 sees the return of the Rayner Essex Golf Challenge taking place at Verulam Golf Club. Book your place now!