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New VAT Flat Rate Scheme changes

The anti-avoidance measures for the VAT Flat Rate Scheme of 16.5% come into force from 1 April for businesses with limited costs. The change was announced in the Autumn statement to tackle ‘aggressive abuse’ and the HMRC estimates that it will affect 123,000 out of 411,000 scheme users. From April, FRS businesses will need to decide whether they are a limited cost trader, defined as one whose VAT inclusive expenditure on goods is either: Less than 2% of their VAT inclusive turnover in a prescribed accounting period Greate...

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Savings Allowance

A new savings allowance is available to basic and higher rate taxpayers for 2016/17. The amount available depends on the individual's circumstances: · If any of the individual's income for the year is additional rate income then the individual's savings allowance for the year will be nil. · If any of the individual's income for the year is higher-rate income and none of the individual's income for the year is additional rate income, t...

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Year End Tax Strategies 2016/2017

Rothmans advise on sensible strategies to keep your tax liabilities to a minimum, leaving you with more money for yourself and your family, and more to invest in your business. Download the attachment and see what ideas are applicable to you.

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Interview with Keith Reilly Managing Director Alfatronix

MAKING THE BIG DECISIONS A major report commissioned by Rothmans will consider how owner-managed companies can best move forward, how it’s possible to balance being "in the company" with finding the time to be "on the business”. Where is future growth coming from, and will it be the consequence of setting and following strategy or unexpected opportunity? The report will also identify the most likely stumbling blocks (assessing risk, controlling IT, working capital, team development for example) an...

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Interview with Max Toti Managing Director Captec

MAKING THE BIG DECISIONS A major report commissioned by Rothmans will consider how owner-managed companies can best move forward, how it’s possible to balance being "in the company" with finding the time to be "on the business”. Where is future growth coming from, and will it be the consequence of setting and following strategy or unexpected opportunity? The report will also identify the most likely stumbling blocks (assessing risk, controlling IT, working capital, team development for example) an...

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Interview with Nathan Dartmouth Managing Director Dartmouth General Contractors

MAKING THE BIG DECISIONS A major report commissioned by Rothmans will consider how owner-managed companies can best move forward, how it’s possible to balance being "in the company" with finding the time to be "on the business”. Where is future growth coming from, and will it be the consequence of setting and following strategy or unexpected opportunity? The report will also identify the most likely stumbling blocks (assessing risk, controlling IT, working capital, team development for example) an...

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