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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Celebrities and Their Accountants


Following on from Rihanna’s controversial new video, where she kidnaps and tortures the wife of her accountant, we thought we’d take a look at some less shocking, but equally unsuccessful, relationships between celebrities and their accountants. Rihanna and Berdon Rihanna’s video for Bitch Better Have My Money has its roots in a real-life scenario: she famously…

Business Growth and Employment in Manchester

Over the past few years Manchester has expanded at an astonishing rate, especially with the number of new businesses. More and more companies are looking at the North West for a place to make their home, choosing Greater Manchester over the capital and providing more job opportunities for talented individuals from across the region. This…

Tax Rates 2015/16

Contents For quick navigation through this post, please click on the links below. Introduction Income Tax Capital Gains Tax Corporation Tax Value Added Tax Inheritance Tax Vehicle Benefits Mileage Allowances National Insurance Contributions Key Dates and Deadlines Pension Premiums and Withdrawals Charitable Giving Savings and Investments Some Useful Rates Stamp Taxes Land and Buildings Transaction…