Financial Update

Pearson May Financial Update: Residential property and Capital Gains Tax

January 15, 2020
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Pearson May Financial Update: Residential property and Capital Gains Tax

If you’re a landlord or second-home owner, it can feel like the tax rules and regulations that apply to you are constantly in flux, writes Pearson May partner Jacqui Bowden.   In the past few years, we’ve seen changes to mortgage interest relief, the introduction of a stamp duty surcharge, a ban on letting fees,...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

January 13, 2020
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Each week Bath accountancy firm Pearson May and Bath Business News team up to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . Rising living wage set to drive up employer costs Tax cuts could help businesses absorb costs. Click here for more information Residence nil-rate band set...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

December 19, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . Expected tax changes in 2020 What are likely to be the personal and business changes for the 2020/21 tax year? Click here for more information Is the...

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Pearson May Financial Update: Corporation Tax planning tips

December 19, 2019
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Pearson May Financial Update: Corporation Tax planning tips

Corporation Tax certainly made the headlines before the General Election, with Boris Johnson announcing the planned 2% cut rate would not now go ahead in April 2020 – which is anticipated to save the Treasury £6bn in 2020/21, writes Pearson May partner Matthew Rutter. Around 2m trading companies in the UK will be familiar...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

December 5, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . Tax policies of the major parties What are the key General Election tax considerations by the main parties Click here to find out more How to avoid...

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Pearson May Financial Update: How the taxman can help you be generous with your staff Christmas party and gifts

November 12, 2019
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Pearson May Financial Update: How the taxman can help you be generous with your staff Christmas party and gifts

It won’t be long before your attention is drawn – if it hasn’t been already – to the annual staff Christmas party. But have you considered the tax and National Insurance implications of laying this on for your team? And what about giving gifts to your staff? After all, there’s nothing more festive than...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

November 7, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . Corporation tax-planning tips Trends to reduce your company's tax liability in 2019/20. Click here to learn more Auto-enrolment: do you know your duties? 17% of micro-employers aren’t...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

October 24, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we look at  . . . HMRC set to launch enhanced CEST tool  The Revenue targets release before the end of 2019. Click here to find out more Proposed probate fee system scrapped...

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Pearson May Financial Update: The tax benefits of making pension contributions

October 17, 2019
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Pearson May Financial Update: The tax benefits of making pension contributions

The tax benefits of making pension contributions can be significant and although there have not been any major changes in this area in recent years, it is always useful to recap the main tax benefits, writes Pearson May partner Jacqui Bowden.  Personal pension contributions As a reminder, personal pension contributions made by individuals are...

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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

October 10, 2019
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Pearson May weekly financial round-up

Bath accountancy firm Pearson May joins Bath Business News each week to bring you the top national finance stories. This week we ask  . . . Is your Christmas party exempt from tax?  Qualifying conditions for a tax break on staff annual events. Click here to find out more Could inheritance tax be in...

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