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Budget 2015 Summary

Personal Tax Income Tax Personal Allowance The personal allowance will increase to £10,800 for 2016/2017 and £11,000 in 2017/2018. The basic rate limit will be increased to £31,900 for 2016/2017 and £32,300 for 2017/2018. As a result, the higher rate … Continue reading

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Capital allowances made easy

Are you aware of the allowances you can claim when purchasing business assets? Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) You can deduct the full cost of an item that qualifies for annual investment allowance from your profits before tax. You can claim … Continue reading

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Building your business – the art of letting go

Like many business owners, my plan is to actively grow my business. Of course, it is not just about getting more clients – lots of other things come into play. I thought I would share my experiences in a series … Continue reading

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The 7-point Victoria Beckham guide to getting things done

Victoria Beckham has been named Management Today’s “Entrepreneur of the Year”. Over the past five years, her business has grown from £1m turnover to £30m, with the size of her team increasing from three to 100 people. So, how does … Continue reading

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Budget Special

Welcome to our Budget Summary … … or ”Take care of the pennies and the pounds will become 12-sided!” George Osborne claimed that yesterday’s Budget would boost “makers, doers and savers”.  He emphasised that economic recovery was happening faster than anticipated. … Continue reading

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Turning up the volume

I have been planning to write a series of business articles for quite a while. A lot of my business experiences come from a place of being a business owner and not necessarily an accountant.  These are the stories I … Continue reading

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New year, new strategy?

We are well into 2014 and January is almost over!  Did you set your goals and define your strategy before the New Year or are you still chasing your tail? It’s important to take time out of the daily routine and think … Continue reading

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Four-star excellence and a clear road ahead for Ealing accountancy firm

Ealing-based Daniels Accountancy has just been awarded a prestigious 4-star rating in the national AVNExcellence scheme. AVNExcellence was created by AVN, an innovative national association of accountants whose members are passionate about helping their clients enjoy and build more successful … Continue reading

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How to make work fun

This article was written for the friends of Daniels Accountancy by one of the UK’s leading change experts, David Firth, whose books include “Smart things to know about change” and “How to make work fun”. David has a unique and … Continue reading

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Christmas Parties and HMRC

Yes, it’s almost time to start planning the annual Christmas party!  The great news is that the cost of a staff party or other annual entertainment is allowed as a deduction for tax purposes. Your limited company can pay for an … Continue reading

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