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Tim Collerton

Tim has over 30 years’ experience in accountancy, having trained in commerce before moving to a practice environment. He joined Wilkins Kennedy in 1999 and become a partner of the firm in 2004. Tim has a diverse client portfolio, supporting owner managed businesses, SMEs, larger companies, and groups with a range of services from audit, compliance, tax planning and business advice.

Changes to ATED – are you now liable for a tax bill?

Tim Collerton

03 March 2017

The season for ATED returns is nearly upon us and if this applies to you then no doubt you will soon be busy with preparations. It might also be a good time to familiarise yourself with some recent updates in … Read More >>

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Thank goodness for tax – otherwise there may have been no Christmas

Tim Collerton

01 December 2016

There are plenty of things that us accountants are useful for, but planning for and saving taxes makes up a large majority of what we do. If we didn’t then individuals and businesses wouldn’t be able to function properly, nor … Read More >>

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Buy to let investment may have just got more taxing

Tim Collerton

26 September 2016

We’ve all heard the news. The Government is acting on its pledge to encourage more first time buyers to market by making it more difficult – or at least more expensive – for buy to let investors. What you may … Read More >>

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SDLT: More concrete conclusions required

Tim Collerton

11 July 2016

As part of the initiative to enable more people to own their own homes, the Government recently put up Stamp Duty on second properties and is trying to encourage more house building. If the Stamp Duty increase was intended to … Read More >>

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SDLT: Are you exempt?

Tim Collerton

21 April 2016

According to a recent article in the Telegraph it looks as though some second property owners are flouting the new Stamp Duty Land Tax rules – with certain conditions of course. Ramping up stamp duty New rules relating to Stamp … Read More >>

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Government’s new housebuilding plans start with the small

Tim Collerton

22 March 2016

It is well known that the housebuilding sector has been enjoying a sabbatical following many years in the recession’s grip. Recently, the larger players such as Bovis Homes and Taylor Wimpey have reported sales highs and record operating profits, which … Read More >>

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Landlords’ new obligations for border force

Tim Collerton

08 March 2016

From 1st February 2016 the Government introduced new obligations for managing agencies and landlords to check that their tenants are legally eligible to live in their rented properties. At the moment, the law only applies to property in England, but … Read More >>

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Building in changes to CIS

Tim Collerton

25 February 2016

The Government has just announced new mandatory online filing of Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) returns and verifications that will mean contractors and authorised agents will need to submit their forms using an online service, bringing an end to paper filing. … Read More >>

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Will there be any room at the inn or will Buy-To-Let Landlords be left out in the cold?

Tim Collerton

16 December 2015

Buy-to-let landlords will find Christmas cheer in short supply this year. As they look back on 2015 and plan for the future, there will be some serious head scratching and number-crunching going on. The gloom comes about as a result … Read More >>

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House price growth hits the roof

Tim Collerton

30 November 2015

According to the latest figures from Halifax, the future is bright for the housing market. Annual house prices are continuing to grow steadily, but what will a buoyant housing market mean for buyers of the future? The House Price Index, … Read More >>

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