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Autumn Statement 2016

Monday, February 06, 2017

As the new chancellor delivered his first Autumn Statement there were a few items that caught our eye as potentially affecting our clients.

INCOME…

Posted by Albert Bostock
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Auto-enrolment information

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Is your company required to have an auto enrolment pension scheme?

We are writing to you to make you aware of the potential need for your company to…

Posted by Albert Bostock
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New taxation changes to dividends

Friday, March 04, 2016

As you may be aware, dividend taxation rates are changing from 6th April 2016. In order to help with your tax planning, we have set out below how…

Posted by Albert Bostock
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Christmas Party - The Rules

Monday, December 21, 2015

It’s that time of year again, the festive season is upon us and the Christmas parties are about to get into full swing!

For further…

Posted by Albert Bostock
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The Summer Budget 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

Along with the expected political rhetoric, there was a mixed bag of announcements in yesterday’s budget, many of which are particularly relevant for small businesses and freelance contractors.

Posted by Jordan Bostock
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Pension reform? What does it mean for contractors?

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Pension reform it’s been a popular topic this year in the budget, the Queen’s speech and across the media. But how does pension reform affect contractors and what…

Posted by Webmaster
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Self Assessment

Monday, April 28, 2014

Have you received a Notice for Self-Assessment? Do you even need to Self-Assess?

This is the time of the year that HMRC send out…

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Budget 2014

Friday, April 04, 2014

Did freelancers and contractors win or lose?  We weigh up the pros and cons of the Budget 2014.

So the dust has settled, the red box has…

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Are you in HMRC’s sights?

Thursday, February 27, 2014

I expect we’ve all seen the HMRC ads that have just started appearing in the national newspapers and magazines?

Scary is one word for them. The dramatic adverts…

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The Advantages of Going Limited

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

It’s the freelancer’s perennial quandary – should I form my own Limited Company? Chris Tsirpi mulls it over.

At Clear we get asked this a lot.…

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