Archive | 2012

Harnett Accountants Kingston – Stamp Duty Loophole Closed by HMRC

Harnett Accountants Kingston brings you this article from Accountancy Age, reporting that the taxman has won a major victory by shutting down a stamp duty tax loophole. “The Taxman has claimed a significant victory in a tribunal in its continued fight against tax avoidance schemes. Durham-based property company Vardy Property took advantage of a regulation […]

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Harnett Accountants Wimbledon – Tax Evasion Cases Fall by 25%

Harnett Accountants Wimbledon brings you this article from Accountancy Age, revealing that serious tax evasion cases have fallen by nearly 25% over the last year. “Serious tax evasion cases identified by HM Revenue & Customs has dropped nearly a quarter over the last 12 months. In 2011/12, there were 3,456 suspected cases, the lowest number […]

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Harnett Accountants Chiswick – Tax Crackdown On Track

Harnett Accountants Chiswick brings you this article from the BBC Business News website, reporting that the government is on track for its target to raise £4bn in the crackdown on tax avoidance. “The government is “on track” to raise £4bn this year via schemes to crack down on tax dodgers, Chief Secretary to the Treasury […]

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Harnett Accountants Wimbledon – Anti Avoidance Bill Brought Foward

Harnett Accountants Wimbledon bring you this report from the Accountancy Age website, detailing a new proposal for an anti avoidance bill to be brought before the house of commons. “A GENERAL ANTI-AVOIDANCE BILL is to be tabled tomorrow at the House of Commons by Labour MP Michael Meacher. Should the bill be passed, it will […]

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Harnett Accountants West London Car Tax advice

Many of our clients in West London ask us for advice on Company Cars and the tax implications. Our accountants in Wimbledon have had several such enquiries lately, so we asked Damien to say a few words. We hope this is of help.  

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Harnett Accountants Kingston – Taxman Must Steer Clear Of Advisory Board

Harnett Accountants Kingston brings you this report from the Accountancy Age website, warning that the taxman must not be allowed on the advisory panel which will look at tax schemes. “THE TAXMAN MUST STAY CLEAR of an advisory panel proposed to determine whether tax schemes are abusive, according to the CIoT and ATT. In response […]

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Harnett Accountants Chiswick – Business Bank Will Need £40bn

Harnett Accountants Chiswick brings you this report from the BBC Business News website, claiming that the government’s business bank idea could take up to £40bn to work. “The government-backed “business bank” planned by Business Secretary Vince Cable will need £40bn to successfully boost lending to UK firms, says the think tank IPPR. It says the […]

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Harnett Accountants West London – Company Cars

Harnett Accountants West London are pleased to present the first in a new series of video tax tips, designed to help improve your business and lower your tax bills. Today’s tip covers the topic of buying or leasing company cars, and what the various tax disadvantages might be.   If you need advice about the […]

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Harnett Accountants Kingston – Minister Says Cash in Hand is Morally Wrong

Harnett Accountants Kingston brings you this report from the BBC Business News website: “Treasury minister David Gauke has said it is “morally wrong” to pay tradesmen such as plumbers, builders and cleaners in cash in the hope of avoiding tax. He argued the practice came at “a big cost” to the Treasury and meant other […]

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Harnett Accountants Fulham – Business Bank Could Take Decades

Harnett Accountants Fulham brings you this report from the Accountancy Age website, revealing new criticisms of the governments Business Bank. “A BUSINESS BANK designed to provide help to SMEs under the umbrella of one organisation could “take decades” to get right, according to ACCA. The institute emphasised the need to establish a bank that will […]

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