Happy New Year!11th January 2019
It's tax return time!
It's tax return time!
Less than two weeks to go
Be aware of a number of scams relating to HMRC!
The Chancellor delivered his Autumn Budget yesterday.
The 31 October is the deadline for filing paper returns
The school holidays are almost finished and now it is time to start thinking about forthcoming deadlines
Don't forget to let us have your tax return information by 30 September!
A client informed us of a dubious looking email regarding a supposed refund of tax
We have a new team member on board!
School holidays have started for many but there's still time to get your tax return done before the end of July
HMRC alerts to a scam which targets taxpayers and seems to be aimed at the elderly in particular.
Fraudsters are sending scam emails and SMS-messages that promise tax rebates to trick people into disclosing their account and personal details.
You can get up to £1,000 each tax year in tax-free allowances for property or trading income from 6 April 2017. If you have both types of income, you’ll get a £1,000 allowance for each.
The 2017/18 tax year has just finished
With the GDPR applying from 25 May 2018, employers must now re-think their approach to consent clauses in employment contracts. Getting it right is crucial as the potential consequence of non-compliance is a fine of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover.
The minimum contributions that you and your staff pay into your automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme are increasing. This is also sometimes known as phasing.
It is your responsibility to make sure these increases are implemented.
Don't forget to utilise your tax free dividend allowance before 6 April 2018
Last week we looked at use of home claims for company directors. Sole traders (the ‘self employed’), on the other hand, can claim a proportion of almost all household expenses against tax – if you run your business from home.
HM Revenue & Customs guidance relating to making claims for use of home as office in company accounts
The 2016/17 tax year is coming to a close...
Changes to the VAT flat rate scheme from 6 April 2017
The restriction for mortgage interest tax relief starts on 6 April 2017.
A few measures that affect a lot of our clients came out of the budget yesterday, plus other measures previously announced that will start from April 2017.
Festive period office opening hours
Share Purchase V Asset Purchase
Avonhurst hits 200 clients in just over 4 years.....
Maximising your claim for pre-registration VAT.....
Automatic enrolment duties dont apply....
Avonhurst can now provide the personal accounting services many require in the Stroud, Brimscombe and surrounding areas...
Big changes to small entities
This April, some employers may need to pay their employees and report their PAYE on a different date than usual.
The following tax changes come into effect today (Wednesday 1 April 2015):
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has introduced penalties for employers who report their payroll information late.
Register your interest in the new Marriage Allowance from 6 April 2015
The Self-Assessment deadline is nearly upon us!
Haven't we been having some lovely weather!
On a more mundane note...
The custodians of North Yorkshire stately home Castle Howard have won a tribunal battle to avoid paying tax on the £9.4m sale of a painting, after a judge ruled it a piece of “plant or machinery” integral to attracting visitors.
It's been a lovely summer so far, even though the weather this week is a bit changeable...
Are you affected by the changes to Child Benefit?
PAYE is changing from 6 April 2013 to Real Time Information (RTI)...
Having looked into the pros and cons for specific clients over the last week or so with regards to the Flat Rate Scheme.....
Having welcomed around 30 new clients to our existing client base since September....
Ascent of Snowdon on 15th September
The sun is still shining...
Following the completion of our brand new website I am very excited to be sat here writing our first news feed....