Sir Clive Woodward announced as speaker for Business Leaders Lecture
Rugby World Cup winning coach and businessman, Sir Clive Woodward OBE, has been announced as the keynote speaker at this year’s Business Leaders Lecture at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, on 20th September 2017, hosted by Rothmans Accountants. Sir Clive’s legendary leadership skills and visionary approach to winning led the England rugby union team to World Cup glory in 2003 and his tenure as Director of Sport for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games saw the home nation record its greatest ever overall performance....Read article
Petersfield businesses get together for Rothmans Accountants charity quiz night
Do you know which Hampshire town was founded in the 12th century by the Earl of Gloucester?! … Rothmans Accountants organised a fun-filled charity quiz night at Petersfield Golf Club to support the fantastic Kings Arms Youth Project recently. The highly successful night, packed with teams of people from across Petersfield, raised more than £500.00 for the charity. During the evening, participants won raffle prizes which were kindly donated by a variety of local businesses, including MacDonald Oates, Picketts and Pursers, Anni...Read article
Local accountancy firm backs Dementia Friends
A tax associate with Petersfield-based Rothmans Accountants has become a Dementia Friend, an Alzheimer’s Society initiative. Kelly Duncan, who has been with the firm for six years, attended the scheme’s training session. She said, “As a local business, we believe it’s important to assist those in the community who find it difficult to access certain services or communicate their wishes. “The course was invaluable in raising my awareness of what it’s like to live with dementia and how we can support thos...Read article
‘Making Tax Digital’: What does it mean and how will digitalisation affect you?
From April 2018, small-businesses and landlords will be required to maintain digital records, such as invoices, receipts and other expenditures, and to submit this information to HMRC website on a quarterly basis. This information will populate each taxpayer’s digital tax account, alongside the information HMRC already receive from banks and other sources. For self-employed taxpayers, from April 2018 your accounting periods will change each year and you will no longer need to distinguish between capital and revenue when using cash basi...Read article
Budget Report 2017
This Report, which was written immediately after the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his Budget Speech, is intended to provide an overview of the latest announcements and recent measures most likely to affect you or your business. Throughout this guide we have included tips and ideas to assist you with effective tax and financial planning. However, it is important to understand that planning is an ongoing, year-round process. We can help to ensure that your financial plans remain effective, even as your personal and busi...Read article
Are you missing out on your marriage allowance?
Around 3 million couples are failing to claim hundreds of pounds a year in free marriage allowance, according to a new HMRC report. Since it was set up in April 2015, just over a quarter of the eligible 4.2 million married and civil partner couples have taken up the £432 marriage allowance. This tax break allows couples to transfer a proportion of their personal allowance (the amount you earn tax-free each tax year) between them, as long as one of you is a non-taxpayer, and the other is a basic 20% rate taxpayer. The allowance co...Read article