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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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Budget Report – March 2015

Contents For quick navigation through this post, please click on the links below. Introduction Budget Highlights Business Tax & Investment Incentives Capital Taxes Duties National Minimum Wage Income Tax & Personal Savings Value Added Tax Tax & Travel National Insurance Other Measures Announced 2015/16 Tax Calendar Introduction This Report, which was written immediately after the…

Tax Rate Centre March 2015

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

Tax News Roundup: February 2015

HMRC logo on tax return

After the publication of our regular Square Circular, which gives an overview of the tax landscape and some helpful tax advice, we thought we’d update you on some recent tax cases and tax news from February. From footballers feeling the squeeze of Accelerated Payment Notices to a bit of leniency from HMRC regarding PAYE fines,…

KMPG “Doomed To Fail”, according to Accountancy Age

KPMG: A Scary Bunch

If you don’t take an interest in the accountancy world, you might not have heard KPMG’s recent announcement that they’re attempting to corner the SME market. Disruptive Move It’s been labelled a disruptive move by industry commentators; the Big Four firm claimed, in what some have interpreted as supreme hubris, that they will offer the…