A budget for business

2015 Summer Budget

Delivering the first Conservative-only Budget in nearly 20 years, Chancellor George Osborne announced a series of bold measures affecting business, tax and welfare in his 2015 Summer Budget. Heralding the Second Budget as a ‘big Budget for a country with big ambitions’, the Chancellor unveiled his announcements with the stated aim of moving from a ‘low wage, high tax, high welfare economy to a higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare country’. Business Tax and Investment incentives Corporation tax rates are as follows:...

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New Rothmans Fareham address 2015

Change of address for Rothmans Segensworth and Fareham

Martin, Daren and the Team at Rothmans Segensworth, and Charles, James and the Team at Rothmans Fareham have moved into a new office at: Fareham House 69 High Street Fareham PO16 7BB Telephone: 44 (0)1329 280221 Email addresses will remain the same.

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Change of address for Rothmans Sutton

Graham, Andy and the Team at Rothmans Sutton have moved from Old Inn House to just a short distance away at: Trinity Court 34 West Street Sutton Surrey SM1 1SH Telephone, fax and email addresses will remain the same.

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End of year tax planning

Dividend Tax

One of the announcements made in the Summer Budget in July was a major change in the taxation of dividends, which will take effect from April 2016. The legislation itself will be finalised later this autumn and we will include a full article on the changes in the next PIN. However, we include below a summary of the proposed changes: From April 2016 the Dividend Tax Credit will be replaced by a new tax-free Dividend Allowance. The Dividend Allowance means that the first £5,000 of your dividend income is tax fre...

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John Poulter

John Poulter celebrates 50 years at Rothmans

John Poulter, Partner at the Winchester office of Rothmans Chartered Accountants, celebrated his 50th year at the firm in August which is an outstanding achievement. John has the same passion for his work since the first day he started in 1965 and still relishes assisting businesses with their tax planning and helping business owners achieve their ambitions. John is a general practitioner dealing mainly with Owner-Managed Businesses, corporation tax and personal taxation planning, including inheritance tax, VAT...

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Save the Date - Annual Economic Update Seminar with HSBC

Annual economic update seminar and networking event with HSBC: presented by Liz Martins, HSBC Senior Economist Date: Tuesday 20th October from 7.30am Venue: Robin Smith Suite, The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, SO30 3XH Rothmans are pleased to announce their 2015 joint economic update seminar and networking event with HSBC. Guest speaker, Liz Martins, from HSBC’s Global and European Economics team, will provide business owners with valuable insight into the current economic situation both here and internationally, and the prospects for bu...

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