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Scam Warning: Protect you and your loved ones from fraud

Ring-Fencing is a new legislation affecting some of the UK’s largest banking groups. This new legislation may mean that for some customers and banks sort codes and account numbers may change. As a result, there is a concern that this could potentially open the door to fraudsters using the new legislation as an opportunity to target […]

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Antrams Accountants – Autumn 2017 Tax Briefing

Our latest Tax Briefing outlines the latest tax changes and updates, in our Autumn 2017 edition: Backdated tax law Inheriting holiday cottages Making tax digital Online filing of tax returns Myths about letting Selling your UK home Why your tax code may be wrong Why your P800 many be wrong Reclaim overseas VAT Read Antrams Accountants Autumn 2017 Tax […]

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Antrams Accountants – Summer 2017 Tax Briefing

It’s the beginning of summer and with it comes our latest Tax Briefing outlining the latest tax changes and updates, in this edition: What’s on the scrap heap Tax reporting is going digital Tax free childcare PAYE penalties Paper tax return Simple assessment Reclaiming SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) supplement Inheritance tax residential nil rate […]

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Don’t fall foul of the fraudsters

The value of fraud committed in the UK last year topped £1bn for the first time since 2011, the increase in cyber crime and the risk of more large-scale scams will continue to be a problem as the economy comes under pressure. Ensuring that you conduct your financial transactions securely and protecting your personal details can help […]

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Have you fully utilised your annual 2016/2017 Individual Savings Account (ISA) allowance?

As we approach the end of the 2016/17 tax year, have you fully utilised your annual Individual Savings Account (ISA) allowance? The ISA limit for 2016/17 is £15,240, rising to £20,000 in 2017/18. Anyone wishing to utilise their allowance should do so before the deadline at midnight on Wednesday 5 April 2017. The date marks the […]

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UPDATE – U-Turn On Self Employed Class 4 NIC Increases, Spring Budget 2017 round up

The Chancellor announced on 15 March that he would not be going ahead with his Budget proposal to increase the National Insurance Contribution rates for self-employed people. In the Budget of 8 March 2017, he announced that Class 4 NIC rate for the self-employed would rise by 1% to 10% in 2018/19 and by a further […]

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The Chancellor’s first – and last – Spring Budget

The 2017 Spring Budget will be the last of its type. Probably. The publication of the Finance Bill in the spring/summer of this year will presage a change in Parliamentary proceedings. A second Budget in autumn 2017 followed by a Spring Statement in 2018 marks the start of a process enabling Parliament to scrutinise tax […]

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Antrams Accountants – Spring 2017 Tax Briefing

Spring is in the air, and with it comes a number of tax updates, here’s a taster of whats in our Spring 2017 newsletter: Making Tax Digital Long term implications of Child Benefit Paying the ATED (Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings) charge How to de-register for VAT Claim VAT on pre-registration costs VAT flat-rate changes read […]

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HM Treasury – The Lifetime ISA explained

HM Treasury have published an interesting factsheet on the Lifetime ISA, it’s worth a read if your planning for retirement or buying your first home. Source: HM treasury 

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Are YOU an enthusiastic friendly go getting IFA looking for a fresh start in 2017?

Antrams Financial Services LLP one of the South Coast’s largest IFA practices are expanding our team in Worthing West Sussex, and are looking for a confident forward thinking IFA who wants to work in a fantastic modern working environment in our new offices in Richmond Road, Worthing. This position is for a driven individual who […]

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