Will the Budget deliver a review of Agricultural Property Relief?

Rick Schofield

22 October 2018

With the Budget now less than a week away, many of us are wondering what the Chancellor has in store for the country. As a firm, we are interested to see how any changes to taxes can impact our clients, … Read More >>

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Charity: Keeping it local

Ken Young

03 October 2018

Everyone has a charity close to their hearts. It can be for personal reasons, or, people can choose to support charities they believe have an extra special cause. Whatever the reason, charity funding is extremely important in keeping these organisations … Read More >>

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Inherited property? Watch out for SDLT sting later on

Tom Lacey

19 September 2018

If you inherit property, there is usually no Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), unless the beneficiary is paying money into the estate or paying other beneficiaries. However, there are an increasing number of people getting caught up in an SDLT … Read More >>

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It’s National Payroll Week

Alison Moore

06 September 2018

This week is National Payroll Week, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to run through a few need-to-knows if you are entering the world of payroll for the first time. If you have taken our quiz, you will find … Read More >>

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Child care vouchers vs tax free child care: which is the winner?

Victoria Chambers

05 September 2018

The Government’s child care voucher scheme is coming to an end. Applicants can only apply up until 4 October 2018, after which time new entrants will not be allowed. However, the Government launched a new scheme in 2017 called tax … Read More >>

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Test your knowledge – the National Payroll Week Quiz

Alison Moore

04 September 2018

Take our National Payroll Week Quiz and see if you are up to speed. All answers will be revealed later in the week – tweet us your answers @wilkinskennedy What percentage of the population have admitted to not having a … Read More >>

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Itemised payslips will mean changes for employers

Becky Cornell

03 September 2018

If you hire any staff, and you issue them with a payslip, you might want to familiarise yourself with an important update in legislation, effective from April 2019. Back in February, the Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) … Read More >>

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House of Fraser and what the pre-pack entails

David Tann

24 August 2018

House of Fraser’s sale to Sports Direct has brought pre-pack sales back into the spotlight. The process associated with the pre-pack is often criticised, but is also often misunderstood. Why was the sale of House of Fraser managed this way, … Read More >>

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Inheritance tax: it’s time to give some thought to giving

Alison Turner

03 August 2018

Economia published this article online on 1 August 2018,reporting how inheritance tax receipts are at an all-time high. The following was originally published in Thinking Business, the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce magazine, about why now is more important than ever … Read More >>

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Online traders to review tax obligations following US court ruling

Geoff Collis

26 July 2018

Businesses operating via online platforms to sell goods into the US could now face new taxation laws, regardless of whether or not they are based there. Until recently, companies selling goods to customers in the US did not have to … Read More >>

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