Accountants in Clapham

Different Classes of Ordinary Shares

Posted by on September 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Majority of the companies have just the ordinary shares. They carry one vote per share, are entitled to participate equally in dividends and, if the company is wound up, the ordinary shareholders will share the proceeds of the company’s assets after paying all the debts However, there are some instances where companies create different classes of ordinary shares, e.g. […]

Legitimate Income Shifting

Posted by on March 20, 2013 at 10:49 am

Losing your job is a financial disaster for anyone. If it has happened to you or your spouse, how can you use the tax system to soften the blow? If your partner loses their job, they may also lose the benefit of their tax-free personal allowance, which currently stands at £8,105. But there are ways […]

Autumn Statement; Key Points to Take for Businesses

Posted by on December 7, 2012 at 6:31 pm

The autumn statement delivered by the chancellor is not the most looked forward autumn statements in the recent history. Following are some highlights from his speech. Fuel The 3p-a-litre increase in fuel duty, planned for next January, is cancelled

Inheritance Tax Relief When Property Prices Go Down

Posted by on July 27, 2012 at 10:00 am

Selling a house on someone else’s behalf in a shrinking market can lead you to a huge inheritance tax bill. But what are the options available for you to reduce the inheritance tax payable?

Real Time Information on PAYE

Posted by on July 20, 2012 at 10:30 am

Real Time Information on PAYE will be available from April next year, but employers have the chance to use it earlier according to HMRC. RTI is a system that is intended to make life simpler for employers. In reality, its function is to clamp down on businesses that fail to make PAYE payments on time. […]

Are you Paying Too Much VAT on Fuel?

Posted by on June 8, 2012 at 10:30 am

The application of VAT law has been done incorrectly by HMRC. The law states that how much VAT is payable where businesses pay for fuel used for private mileage.

Is There a Tax Advantage to a Sale and Leaseback?

Posted by on May 14, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Recent statistics show that despite all the propaganda by the government and by the banks, the lending to businesses in 2011 compared to 2010 had been low. This lending squeeze has meant more and more businesses are looking for alternatives measures to bank loans, such as raising capital from the assets they already own. This […]

Budget 2012; What Does it Mean to You

Posted by on March 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm

For individuals The income tax personal allowance is set to rise again, not just as scheduled in April 2012, but next year too. It will go up further in April 2013 to £9025.00. This is a step forward towards raising it up to £10000.00. On the otherhand, the 50p tax rate is to be brought […]