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Tax

Tax rates and allowances are constantly changing. Tax planning opportunities are also wide ranging and changing, which is why it is important to make sure your plans are up-to-date.

Corporate Tax planning

Corporation tax represents a substantial part of your trading costs. Moreover, the increased reporting obligations, robust investigation policies on the part of the tax authorities, and harsher penalties for non-compliance mean that an undue amount of your time and resources can be taken up collecting revenue for the Government.

Personal Tax planning

With tax regimes becoming more complex with more emphasis put on taxpayers' individual responsibilities, everyone who is subject to taxation needs professional advice and support.

Estate planning

With legislation that governs passing on your estate to your chosen beneficiaries requires you to plan well in advance. Since none of us knows when we shall die, this means making the necessary provisions in good time.

Retirement strategies

Everyone hopes to maintain the same standard of living in retirement as they presently enjoy while working; to achieve this requires considerable forward planning. Here are some important questions you need to ask yourself:

Self-assessment

The term 'self-assessment' is proving to be one of the great misnomers of all time. Many taxpayers struggle to understand the complex tax returns and complete them correctly. In the first year of the regime alone, 775,000 taxpayers received £100 penalties for failing to submit their returns on time, and some 400,000 incurred further penalties because their returns were still outstanding six months later!

Value Added Tax

The Value added tax is one of the most complex and onerous tax regimes imposed on business - so complex that many businesses inadvertently overpay or underpay VAT. The ever widening scope of VAT, the constant stream of detailed changes to the regulations, and the ever growing demands of Customs and Excise call for a trained professional eye to ensure that you do not fall foul of the regulations and do not pay the Exchequer more than you need to! We provide an efficient cost effective VAT service, which includes:

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