Budget 2018 Winners and Losers

2018 Budget
Nov
1
Posted 2018 by Chris Davies

With Brexit looming no-one was really expecting any earth shattering news but better than expected tax receipts allowed the chancellor to make some welcome tax cuts whilst taking the opportunity to tighten up some perceived… Read More

Pole Dancer’s Duality of Purpose

Pole dancer Taxes
Sep
30
Posted 2018 by Chris Davies

At the very heart of direct taxation for the self-employed is the concept of “wholly and exclusively for the purposes of the trade”. In order for an expense to be tax deductible the sole purpose… Read More

Will I get a Basic State Pension

Basic state pension forecast from National insurance contributions
Sep
11
Posted 2018 by Chris Davies

Many of our director/shareholders quite legitimately take their remuneration in the form of a small salary and the remainder in dividends. In most cases this avoids expensive National insurance charges which can be 12% for… Read More

Worrying Times for Contractors

Personal service company IR35
Jul
4
Posted 2018 by Chris Davies

These are worrying times for anyone providing their services through a Personal service Company (PSC) and potentially affected by IR35. Deciding whether a contract falls within or outside of IR35 can be very difficult as… Read More

Ross Brooke announce opening of Abingdon office

Ross Brooke Accountants in Abingdon
Jun
13
Posted 2018 by Chris Davies

Ross Brooke Chartered Accountants is strengthening its position in the Thames Valley with the opening of an Abingdon office.  Ross Brooke currently works with a wide-ranging client base across most industries, offering accountancy, taxation and business… Read More

EMI Schemes – Urgent Update!

EMI, Enterprise Management Incentive,
Apr
9
Posted 2018 by Chris Davies

On 4 April 2018, HMRC announced that EU State Aid approval for the tax reliefs associated with a grant of EMI options was due to expire on 6 April 2018, leaving little or no time… Read More