IR35 Reform for Public Sector Workers

IR35 Reform for Public Sector Workers

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Lynne Gowers
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It is proposed that, from April 2017, public sector workers operating their own limited company (also termed Personal Service Company or PSC), will no longer be responsible for determining the IR35 status of their contract.

Tax facts – UK residents with homes abroad

Tax facts – UK residents with homes abroad

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Lynne Gowers
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Ever watch “A Place in the Sun” with a twinge of envy? Most of us dream about having a bolt hole in sunnier climes to escape to. But for those lucky enough to be in position to make it a reality – what are the tax implications?

Awesome Career Opportunities at Boox

Awesome Career Opportunities at Boox

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Lynne Gowers
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Looking to further your accountancy career in a fast-paced, dynamic environment? We are currently looking for a talented Client Accountant to join our existing team in Portsmouth.

Coming soon! Upcoming features of the Boox app

Coming soon! Upcoming features of the Boox app

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Lynne Gowers
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We’re excited to announce the latest release of the Boox app coming next month. Our tech wizards have added some great new features, which we are confident will add even more value to your user experience.

Could your online profile be costing you jobs?

Could your online profile be costing you jobs?

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Lee Woodman
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69% of recruiters have rejected a candidate because of something they have seen on their social media.
A simple Google search before or after an interview can yield favourable…and not so favourable results.

Contractor Loan Schemes – too good to be true?

Contractor Loan Schemes – too good to be true?

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Lynne Gowers
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Benjamin Franklin famously said “Nothing is certain, except death and taxes”. It’s human nature to want to put both these off as far as possible!

It goes without saying that advertised schemes offering contractors the opportunity to hold on to up to 90% of their income are going to be tempting.

New dividend tax – passing the basic rate threshold

New dividend tax – passing the basic rate threshold

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Lynne Gowers
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Back in April, we talked at length about the government’s new rules on dividend tax which came in to force at the start of the current tax year.
Now that we are 3 months in, we have been getting some calls from clients as they start to see the first effects of the new rules and pass into the threshold where they owe some personal tax on the dividends they take.

Worst ever excuses for late tax returns

Worst ever excuses for late tax returns

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Lynne Gowers
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Now that we are approaching the end of the first quarter of the new tax year, it’s time to start thinking about your tax return for the 2015/2016 year.
It’s not panic stations yet, so here’s a light-hearted look at the worst ever excuses people have given HMRC for filing their tax returns late.