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What Are The Best Universities for Accounting in 2015?

Every year the Complete University Guide publishes its guide to the best universities for accounting and finance. For those considering a career in accountancy, it’s a handy overview of the best options for study in the UK. Each institution is judged  on its entry standards, research assessment, student satisfaction, and graduate prospects, the latter two…

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Excel Skills Wannabee Accountants Need To Know

Using the 1e6 shorthand for 1000000

Excel is an amazingly powerful tool for accountants and it’s taken us many years’ of practice to get truly proficient. And we thought, “why not pass on some of that knowledge?” If you’re a newly-qualified accountant, just about to begin an accountancy degree or just a small business owner who’d like to manage their finances better,…

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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…

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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…

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