Starting up or growing a business is an exciting and busy time. Your focus is on developing sales, recruiting the right people and creating the right infrastructure.Time is a precious resource which you need to spend wisely.

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Corporate Finance

Whether you are starting a business, expanding through organic growth or an acquisition or selling your company, our corporate finance accountants are here to advise and assist you.

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Tax affects all of us and knowing what to pay and when is not always straight forward, Alexander & Co’s tax accountants are here to guide you through the process. Paying less tax and maximising the wealth you have created is important when you work as hard as you do.

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Late Tax Return Excuses: HMRC’s Top 10

Dog with torn up papers - Late Tax Return Excuses

So every year HMRC publish a list of the best/worst reasons for our and their own amusement. And this time round there are some hackneyed excuses that can be applied to nearly all situations and others that are a tad more unbelievable. We have to admit that the prospect of becoming a father or mother…

Shock Horror! HMRC Helplines Found Lacking by Which?

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If you’ve ever had grounds for calling HMRC’s helplines, it probably won’t come as much surprise that they’ve not got a reputation for being particularly helpful. But it’s always nice to see confirmation of a fact you’ve long suspected true. HMRC’s tax helplines have labelled a ‘lottery’ in a recent survey because nearly a third of…