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Welcome to…….

Gemma Parnell, our new payroll manager who works alongside Chris and Cath in the department. We have been looking to expand the department for a while and now have the right staff  in the right place to facilitate. Will Barratt, … Continue reading

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Uncertainty and stupidity

No one really enjoys uncertainty and this year farmer’s currently have a surfeit of it. The usual factors of weather, growth, conception and yields are currently joined by some new contenders; Brexit, the effect of WTO tariffs and subsidy withdrawal … Continue reading

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MTD – This is not an April Fools……………

Wef.1st April 2019 the new MTD compliance regime comes into play. If you require help in this connection please let us know and we will do what we can to help. For those clients who have opted for our in-house … Continue reading

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The loss of the American family farm

Please find a link to the Guardian article concerning the above. Scary stuff – but could it happen here too? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/09/american-food-giants-swallow-the-family-farms-iowa  

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Make Tax Digital (MTD) – again……….

It would appear that the most sensible issue surrounding MTD is its implementation date – 1st April 2019. Very ironical. We have tried to keep our solutions easy to understand and as cost effective as possible, so please see the … Continue reading

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New year – New challenges

2019 has already started off with the farce that is Brexit showing no sign of resolution. Only the Brits could get themselves into this sort of pickle, largely through a mixture of disinformation, stubbornness , nostalgia and pride. Clearly, until … Continue reading

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New staff Members

We are pleased to advise that we have two new members of staff: Aaron Taylor – a 1st class Accountancy Graduate from Northampton and Helen Crane – a qualified farm bookeeper to help specifically with the MTD legislation. A warm … Continue reading

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2018 Budget

Please find the 2018 budget in full. Main features: Annual investment allowance to 1 million. Changes to Entrepreneurs relief. Digital services tax to be introduced. Personal Allowances to rise to 12,500 Higher rate taxes to start at 50,000 As per … Continue reading

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Make Tax Digital

The April 1st 2019 deadline is fast approaching. After that date the first stage is for all VAT registered businesses to submit their returns using MTD compliant software. This is not the same as just using online submission as more … Continue reading

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The 2018 Agricultural Bill

Please find details of the Bill below: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/landmark-agriculture-bill-to-deliver-a-green-brexit Please remember that this is a Bill and has yet to go through Parliament. Given the uncertainty around Brexit and how that plays out, it is far from certain in my mind … Continue reading

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