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Taxation Services

Our core Taxation Services consist of...

Contractors and IR35

Please contact us if you would like a free consultation to discuss the tax advantages of contracting in more detail and the different possible scenarios.

We offer all inclusive services for contractors including...

  • Company formation;
  • Annual Accounts;
  • Company tax returns;
  • Personal Tax Returns;
  • Company secretarial service;
  • Book-keeping;
  • VAT Returns;
  • PAYE Returns;
  • Tax computations;
  • Review of contracts for IR35 status;
  • Provision of anti IR35 draft contracts;
  • Dealing with IR35 disputes.

IR35

For more information, see our IR35 and contractors helpsheet.

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Employee Remuneration Planning

Good remuneration packages are important in attracting and keep the right quality staff.

We offer comprehensive advice on all employment tax issues including...

  • Tax efficient remuneration strategies;
  • Planning for retirement;
  • Termination payments;
  • Inducement payments;
  • Company car and van strategies;
  • Benefits planning;
  • Expenses dispensations.

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Employment Status

The question as to whether someone is employed or self employed is not as straightforward as it might at first appear. Many people assume they are free to choose, but this is not the case.

Although there is no clear-cut answer as to how you decide if you are self-employed or not, the following should be on your checklist

Fundamental factors to consider:

  • Control;
  • The right to get a substitute or helper to do the job;
  • Mutuality of obligations.

Other factors to consider:

  • Provision of equipment;
  • Financial Risk;
  • Basis of Payment
  • Opportunity to profit from sound management;
  • Part and parcel of the organisation;
  • Right of dismissal;
  • Employee benefits;
  • Intention of the parties;
  • Length of engagement.

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Inheritance Tax Planning

Tailored wealth succession planning enables a smooth transition to the next generation as well as minimising tax liabilities.

We can advise...

  • Individuals whose estate planning is close to the nil rate band or many times larger;
  • On both lifetime transfers and wills.

For more information see our ...

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Payroll, PAYE Returns and RTI

Let us take the strain away from you and let you get on with running and growing the business. Payroll is complicated and has to be done on time and you as the employer are responsible for the mistakes.

We run payrolls on time and can provide a tailor made service for your business including...

  • Employee payslips;
  • Monthly summaries;
  • Departmental reports;
  • Dealing with leavers and starters;
  • Provision of analysis of staff costs;
  • Real Time Information (RTI) PAYE returns for the Revenue;
  • Assistance with automated payment set-up to your employees;
  • CIS returns completed by us.

And the related tax planning advice...

Beyond the payroll compliance service, we offer comprehensive advice on all employment tax issues including...

  • Tax efficient remuneration strategies;
  • Planning for retirement;
  • Termination payments;
  • Inducement payments;
  • Company car and van strategies;
  • Benefits planning.

For more information see our ...

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Personal Tax

Personal tax services are available both for business owners and private individuals including...

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Property Tax

We can advise you on issues such as...

  • Tax reduction strategies for rental income;
  • What is a repair and tax deductible and what is capital and not;
  • When to use a Limited Company to save tax;
  • Trading income versus Capital Gain considerations and advice;
  • Capital Gains rollover and holdover considerations;
  • Stamp Duty planning;
  • Tax efficient mortgage structures;
  • VAT considerations of property deals;
  • Making the most of the Principal Private Residence election;
  • Tax issues on the sale of part of your residence;
  • Second homes;
  • Inheritance Tax considerations.

For more information see our helpsheets on ...

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Tax Disputes

HMRC are at liberty to enquire into a tax payers affairs and we are able to assist you in dealing with their enquiries and investigations.

Disputes can arise in all sorts of areas including...

  • Employment status disputes;
  • Repairs v capital disputes;
  • Private usage adjustments;
  • Capital allowances - is it plant or property?
  • Settlements legislation - the classic husband and wife company scenario;
  • IR35;
  • Valuations for tax purposes;
  • Is it a trading activity?
  • VAT segregation of businesses to avoid registration;
  • Employee benefit disputes.

We have the specialist tax knowledge to assist with a wide range of tax disputes.

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Tax Planning

We can help with tax planning in relation to...

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Tax Returns and Self Assessment

Tax Returns can be completed for...

  • Individuals and sole traders;
  • Partnerships;
  • Limited Companies.

The self-assessment regime is full of penalties and HMRC enquiry powers are extensive. It's important that...

  • Returns are correctly completed;
  • They are filed on time;
  • All backup records are retained for the appropriate period of time.

As well as the completion of your return we can assist with...

  • Advice on your tax liabilities;
  • Negotiating with the Collector if necessary;
  • Identifying suitable tax planning opportunities;
  • Completing all the necessary tax computations;
  • Dealing with all correspondence from HMRC.

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Trusts

We can deal with all trust accounting and tax matters on your behalf.

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VAT Registration

For VAT registration we can assist with...

  • Advising if you need to or if it would be beneficial to register;
  • Completion of the VAT registration forms and formalities;
  • Advising on the best VAT schemes to use suitable to your business.

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VAT Returns

Compliance with VAT is complex.

There are three methods we can use to assist in completion of VAT returns...

  1. Let us do your book-keeping and we complete the return from there;
  2. Give us your books and we'll complete the return for you;
  3. Provide training on how to complete your return.

We complete VAT returns in good time to ensure you avoid any penalties.

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Next Step:

Please contact us if you need further advice, have any questions about our services, would like a free consultation or a fixed fee quote.

Call us on 01296 715 000

  • Arrange a meeting
  • No-obligation quote

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