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by Alexander Beard Group, on Dec 4, 2020 9:09:22 AM

There’s a chance that many workplaces may never return to the office. Several prominent tech firms have already said that their staff can continue to work from home even after …

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Topics:Financial PlanningTaxCoronavirus

by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 26, 2020 10:05:55 AM

While these points might be most relevant for new business owners, it’s important for all to be rigorous with their taxes. After all, the taxman is someone we should all treat …

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Topics:BusinessTaxVAT

by Alexander Beard Group, on Nov 6, 2020 10:14:46 AM

A freedom of information request from accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young found that HMRC investigated 246 professional footballers during the 2019/20 tax year, up from 87 the previous year. The …

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by Alexander Beard Group, on Sep 30, 2020 10:55:11 AM

In mid-July, Sunak announced a surprise review of capital gains tax (CGT), following a report by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) that highlighted how the growing deficit in government …

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Topics:TaxUK

by Alexander Beard Group, on Aug 26, 2020 9:19:16 AM

Financial independence can seem like the holy grail. We may be striving towards it but feel bombarded by lots of conflicting messages on how best to attain it. These five …

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by Alexander Beard Group, on Aug 10, 2020 12:06:53 PM

Cash has always been king in running a business, especially when SMEs typically only have a 27 day cash buffer, according to JP Morgan. So as businesses struggle to cope …

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Topics:BusinessTaxTips

by Alexander Beard Group, on May 26, 2020 11:51:56 AM

Coronavirus has already had a devastating effect on firms across the globe. As the crisis continues to develop, how businesses respond now is the difference between weathering the storm and …

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Topics:BusinessTaxUKCoronavirus

by Alexander Beard Group, on May 19, 2020 9:29:24 AM

The Chancellor’s coronavirus support package for the self-employed and freelancers has been welcomed. Many in that category were worried that they had been forgotten. Rishi Sunak reassured them, however, that …

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Topics:hmrcTaxCoronavirus

by Alexander Beard Group, on Apr 21, 2020 10:37:23 AM

Financial independence can seem like the holy grail. We may be striving towards it but feel bombarded by lots of conflicting messages on how best to attain it. These five …

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Topics:Financial PlanningTaxTips

by Alexander Beard Group, on Apr 20, 2020 12:38:05 PM

The big issue which has been dominating the accounting world in recent months is IR35. Will businesses be ready when the reforms come in on 6th April? The overwhelming view …

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Topics:Tax

by Alexander Beard Group, on Apr 20, 2020 12:31:25 PM

As Europe faces its greatest public health challenge in recent history, Chancellor Rishi Sunak released his first Budget. As you would expect, much of the Budget focused on mitigating the …

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Topics:PensionsTaxThe Budget

by Alexander Beard Group, on Mar 27, 2020 9:33:58 AM

There has been much talk in the financial press recently of proposed changes to the threshold for the tapered annual allowance from £110,000 to £150,000. The taper was introduced in …

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Topics:PensionsTax