Extraction of cash by company shareholders- changes to income tax legislation from April 6th

For some years now there has been a huge disparity between the rates of income tax payable when an individual shareholder extracts dividend income from a company (top effective rate currently 30.56%) compared to the rate of capital gains tax (“CGT”) payable when an individual disposes of shares or receives a capital distribution on the […]

Albert Goodman becomes Xero Gold Partner

Albert Goodman- Xero Gold Partner in Somerset Albert Goodman has been awarded the prestigious ‘Gold Partner’ status from Xero – the cloud-based accounting software for small businesses. The first South West business awarded the status, Albert Goodman has signed up more than 100 SME clients to the new platform. Advanced cloud accounting software, Xero gives […]

Albert Goodman Supports Care Focus Awards

We are  delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring the ninth Care Focus Care Awards Gala Evening in partnership with the RCPA, Richard Huish College, and the Somerset County Gazette. The Care Awards 2016 –  will be held on Friday April 22nd at Wellsprings leisure complex in Taunton. The awards are a chance to say thank you to […]

Albert Goodman employees celebrate exam success!

Two Albert Goodman employees are celebrating after some considerable exam success! Director and Head of the Later Life team, Louise Osborne, has become one of the first four Chartered Financial Planners in the UK to complete the STEP Advanced Certificate in Advising Vulnerable Clients. A brand new qualification for solicitors, financial planners and accountants who […]

Autumn Statement 2015 Summary

On Wednesday 25 November the Chancellor George Osborne presented the first Autumn Statement of this Parliament along with the Spending Review. Now, I’ve only ever found 20p down the back of my sofa, but Mr Osborne has managed to find an extra £27bn, which has enabled him to do, what many are describing as, a […]

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