IR35 and Public Sector

14/03/2017

We have recently been advising a Public Sector body on the impact of the new rules on IR35 applicable to payments from a Public body (“the Client”) to an intermediary between the Client and the worker. It seems that the impact of this could be significant. At one level little appears to have changed. HMRC required…

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websters new Histon office

22/02/2017
websters new Histon office

websters now has an extra office in Histon. We are delighted that Anderson & Co a firm of Chartered Accountants who have been based in Histon for over 20 years have decided to become part of websters. Their existing office and 11 people will become our Histon office from 31 March. This increases the client…

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Autumn Statement 2016

24/11/2016
Autumn Statement 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Autumn Statement and we’ve pulled together the key points and our initial response. Abolishing the March Budget There will now be an annual autumn Budget from 2017 and only a statement in the Spring from 2018, which will be a response to latest OBR forecasts and not a major fiscal…

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Tax changes for landlords

13/10/2016
Tax changes for landlords

The previous Chancellor George Osborne decided that buy-to-let landlords were distorting the property market, making it more difficult for first time buyers. Therefore he introduced several changes to make buy-to-lets less attractive. We thought it would be useful to clients to share some of the ways in which we are advising. A recent legal challenge…

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Budget 2016

16/03/2016

These are the key announcements from the budget as they affect our clients: PERSONAL TAXATION The tax-free personal allowance is being raised to £11,500. The higher rate threshold will rise from £42,385 to £45,000 from April next year. The abolition of Class 2 National Insurance contributions, saving £130 for self-employed workers from 2018. CAPITAL GAINS…

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New Dividend Tax in Budget

08/07/2015
New Dividend Tax in Budget

On 8 July the Chancellor delivered the first Conservative Budget for 19 years. The news commentary is likely to focus on the cuts in benefits. However for a large number of our clients who operate consultancy companies the biggest change will be the new rules on dividends. Currently dividends are effectively tax free if you…

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