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New anti-money laundering regulations take effect

New anti-money laundering regulations take effect Newsletter issue – September 2017. The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Pay) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/692) took effect from 26 June 2017 and replace the previous 2007 Regulations with new statutory requirements for systems and procedures. Broadly, the regulations require firms undertaking certain[…] Read more »

The Spurling Cannon Community Fund (SCCF) – April 2017 Update

The Spurling Cannon Community Fund (SCCF) April 2017 Update Every year, The Spurling Cannon Community Fund (SCCF) supports a local charity close to our hearts. Although we aim to raise funds for the chosen charity through events such as our annual golf day, and sponsored bike ride, we also donate our time to help where[…] Read more »

PAYING EXPENSES TO EMPLOYEES – What to report?

  PAYING EXPENSES TO EMPLOYEES – What to report? As an Employer, what do I have to report to HM Revenue & Customs, when paying expenses to employees, or reimbursing them for costs incurred on behalf of the business?   And do I have to deduct tax and National Insurance? The rules in this respect[…] Read more »

Salary vs Dividend

Salary vs Dividend Newsletter issue – March 2017. The questions surrounding the issue of how best to extract profits from a company in a tax-efficient manner remain as popular as ever. Despite the introduction of the dividend allowance, and the personal savings allowance, extraction by remuneration and by way of dividend remain the two most[…] Read more »

Changes to the VAT flat rate scheme

Changes to VAT FRS

Changes to the VAT flat rate scheme Newsletter issue – January 2017. In a surprise announcement in the 2016 Autumn Statement, the Chancellor announced that changes are to be made to the existing flat rate scheme for VAT (FRS) in order to tackle perceived ‘aggressive abuse’. The changes, which will take effect from 1 April 2017,[…] Read more »

The Abolition of Class 2 NICs

National Insurance Notification Letter

The Abolition of Class 2 NICs Newsletter issue – January 2017. Originally announced at Budget 2016, the 2016 Autumn Statement confirmed that Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) will be abolished from April 2018, hopefully achieving the desired effect of simplifying National Insurance for the self-employed and making the system fairer for employed and self-employed[…] Read more »

Company cars: ultra-low emissions vehicles (ULEVs)

Company cars: ultra-low emissions vehicles Newsletter issue – January 2017. At Budget 2016, the government said it would consult over the Summer on changes to the ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) bands for taxing company cars to ‘focus incentives on the very cleanest cars’. As a result of the consultation, HMRC have now published details of eleven[…] Read more »

Disguised remuneration and the self-employed

Disguised remuneration and the self-employed Newsletter issue – January 2017. Following the announcement in the Autumn Statement, HMRC have published the details of a measure designed to tackle the future use of avoidance schemes currently being used by some self-employed people to avoid paying income tax and NICs on their income. The measure will also[…] Read more »

Clothing Sponsors Spurling Cannon visit the Appeti Tennis School.

The blog post below was originally posted by Jonny Ace on the Appeti website. We are pleased to support the Appeti Tennis School. More information can be found on the link below the article. Clothing Sponsors Spurling Cannon visit the Appeti Tennis School. 17 NOVEMBER 2016 on sponsors, 2016 Jon Spurling, from Spurling Cannon Chartered[…] Read more »

Spread a little Christmas Cheer (and why not extend it to the rest of the year too)

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Spread a little Christmas Cheer (and why not extend it to the rest of the year too) I know what you’re thinking. ‘It’s only October – can we pleeeeease not talk about Christmas already’. But a successful and happy family Christmas doesn’t just happen. It takes work and planning. Like running a business. You can’t[…] Read more »


 

 

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