Keepers Accountancy's Blog

The Budget 2013 Is Tomorrow... What Are You Expecting?

Posted by Ben Williams on Mar 19, 2013 3:02:00 PM

Around midday tomorrow (20th March 2013), the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne will make his Budget 2013 statement to Parliament, outlining their plans with regard to how much tax the Government will collect, how much the Government will borrow, and how much the Government will spend. 

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Topics: Tax, Government, Budget 2013, Budget Statement 2013, Government Finances, Budget News

Limited Companies - 3 Simple Tax Tips To Pay Less Tax

Posted by Ben Williams on Dec 11, 2012 9:41:00 AM

So it's Christmas time, and the purse strings are getting tighter and tighter with each present you buy. 

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Topics: Tax, Limited Company, VAT Flat Rate Scheme, Limited Company Tax Tips, Company Tax Tips, Tax Efficient Salary

Tax Changes & Thresholds 2012 – 13 – How will the changes affect me?

Posted by Ben Williams on Mar 22, 2012 1:57:00 PM

The Government have announced changes to the way your income is taxed. At the moment (2011-12), there is a personal allowance of £7,475 that can’t be taxed. The Chancellor today announced that the personal allowance 2012 – 13 will rise to £8,105.

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Topics: Tax, How Will Tax Changes Affect Me, 40% Tax Threshold, Tax Thresholds 2012, Higher Rate Tax Threshold 2012, income tax rates 2012 - 13, tax changes 2012, tax changes 2013

Happy New Year! What Are Your Business Goals For 2012?

Posted by Ben Williams on Jan 6, 2012 2:21:00 PM

We have now entered a new year, full of many opportunities, and of course it's another chance to start a-fresh after a hectic Christmas period, but the question is -  

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Topics: Tax, Business Development, Self Assessment Tax Return 2012, Happy New Year, Accountant in Brighton

(Investments) Understanding Premium Bonds

Posted by Ben Williams on Aug 23, 2011 10:30:00 AM

Did you know that if you invest in a premium bond, you get your winnings completely tax-free? 

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Topics: Tax, Premium Bonds, Investments

Enterprise Management Incentive - Motivate Your Staff!

Posted by Ben Williams on Jul 28, 2011 11:29:00 AM

You can use the Enterprise Management Incentive, a type of share option scheme, to provide tax-efficient, targeted incentives to your key employees, or employee groups. Your employee is given the right to purchase shares in your company (the employing company) in the future (an option) at a price set at the date of grant (the exercise price). Your employee then gains when the value of the shares rises above the exercise price. The Enterprise Management Incentive is designed for use by smaller companies. 

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Topics: Finance, Business, Tax, Enterprise Management Incentive, Motivate your staff

Tax Thresholds 2011/12 - How Will The Changes Affect Me?

Posted by Ben Williams on Feb 28, 2011 10:40:00 AM

The Government have announced changes to the way your income is taxed. At the moment (2010-11), there is a personal allowance of £6,475 that can’t be taxed.

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Topics: Tax, Tax Thresholds 2011, income tax rates 2011/12, 40% Tax Threshold, Higher Rate Tax Threshold 2011

How To Reduce Your Tax Liability - Deductible Business Expenses

Posted by Ben Williams on Feb 15, 2011 11:45:00 AM

Expenses is a very large area of tax, and one of the most challenging as well, which is why we’ve written this blog post; to try and give you an idea of some of the expenses that you can claim.

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Topics: Tax, business expenses, Tax Liability

Reducing Your Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Liability

Posted by Ben Williams on Feb 15, 2011 10:11:00 AM

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) applies when chargeable assets are disposed of and is applicable to individuals and trustees but not to limited companies, although Limited Companies do pay Corporation Tax on the gains that they make.

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Topics: Reduce Your Tax Liability, Save Money, Tax, Capital Gains Tax, CGT

Businesses Showing Signs Of Financial Stress

Posted by Ben Williams on Jan 31, 2011 1:28:00 PM

UK businesses were experiencing an increase in financial pressure during the final quarter of last year.

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Topics: Finance, Business, Professional, Tax, last quarter 2010