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Starting out with Cloud Accounting

A guest blog from Hannah Ackford the Managing Director of new digital agency “Consume Digital” After taking the leap and starting my company “Consume Digital” in January 2016, I can now take the time to look back over the year and reflect. The journey of building a start-up has been a rollercoaster, with lessons learnt, mistakes… Read more

Albert Goodman raises over £6500 for charity

To celebrate  150 years in business in 2016, Albert Goodman’s Partners and staff have been busy fundraising and volunteering throughout the year. In total, the firm has raised a fantastic £6,859.19 for a selection of deserving charities. The charities were selected by the Albert Goodman staff who each had an opportunity to cast a vote…. Read more

Tax incentives on low emission vehicles

In terms of tax incentives on low emission vehicles, there is currently a 100% first-year allowance (FYA) available to all businesses purchasing ultra-low emission vehicles. This is available for purchases of new, unused vehicles emitting CO2 of 75g/km or less. Previously, the FYA was available to cars emitting CO2 of 95g/km or less but this… Read more

Barn Conversions. The tax implications.

What are the tax implications of converting barns? The tax implications will depend on whether the barn is to be sold with planning permission or developed by the business. If the latter, the intended use of the barn once converted will make a difference to the tax implications. Assuming the barn is to be sold… Read more

5 Common Tax Return mistakes

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s easy to forget that the self-assessment tax return deadline is looming ominously just over the horizon. With many people rushing to complete their returns very close to the January 31st deadline,  small mistakes are common and can prove extremely costly. While our experienced tax team would be delighted… Read more