Tracey Watts


Employment Allowance and Connected Companies

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) are advising employers to act quickly where they may have inadvertently fallen foul of the rules for connected companies and charities, by claiming multiple Employment Allowances against their national insurance contributions (NIC). Most employers can reduce the NICs they pay by up to £2,000 per tax year, by claiming… Read more


Budget 2016 Summary

Budget 2015 Summary

Here is the Budget 2015 summary in full. Our summary focuses on the issues likely to affect you, your family and your business. To help you decipher what was announced we have included our own comments. Towards the end of 2014, the government issued many proposed clauses to Finance Bill 2015, together with updates on… Read more


Budget 2016 Summary

Highlights from the Budget 2015

“Britain, the Come Back Country” was how Mr Osborne described Britain in his last Budget before the General Election on 7 May.  Despite the Chancellor saying there would be no tax giveaways today, it’s fair to say that there were a “few rabbits being pulled out of the hat”, not least the announced death of… Read more


Tax Newsletter – February/March 2015

Welcome to this month’s Tax eNews. With the end of another tax year fast approaching, we take a look at some tax planning measures you may like to consider before 5 April. Click here to download the February/March 2015 Tax News If you have any concerns over your own tax position, please do get in… Read more


Budget 2016 Summary

Tax Newsletter – January/February 2015

Welcome to this month’s Tax Newsletter. Budget 2015 will be delivered on 18 March 2015 and will be George Osborne’s last chance to win votes for his party ahead of the General Election on 7 May. As with the Autumn Statement, the Government is seeking the views of groups, individuals and representative bodies for consideration… Read more