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Identity fraud - could it happen to you?

Tips    24/10/14

Identity fraud - could it happen to you?

One of Richardson Swift's own directors, Derek Swift, has recently been a victim of identity fraud. Read how easily it happened and how it was sorted.

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Keep Current with your Tax Affairs!

Tips    14/10/14

Keep Current with your Tax Affairs!

Before you know it we are half way through another tax year and important personal tax deadlines are approaching. Read our summary of what you need to be aware of.

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Thinking of Moving Profits Between Companies?

Tips    03/09/14

Thinking of Moving Profits Between Companies?

HMRC has tightened up on moving profits between certain companies where the main motive is to save tax

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HMRC have upped their game...Have you?

Tips    29/08/14

HMRC have upped their game...Have you?

HM Revenue and Customs are clamping down on tax evasion and tax avoidance and seeking extra powers. They are under significant pressure from government to increase the amount of tax that they collect, resulting in an increasingly aggressive attitude being taken which many taxpayers will feel the effect of in the future.

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Top Ten Ways To Save You Money!

Tips    15/07/14

Top Ten Ways To Save You Money!

How can you be confident your accountant is doing everything they can to save you money? Read our top ten list to make sure you're getting the best advice.

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Are you ready for FRS102?

Tips    25/06/14

Are you ready for FRS102?

Are you prepared for FRS102? For accounting years beginning on or after 1 January 2015, a new accounting standard, FRS102, will apply. Plan now and you'll make the transition easier. We explain FRS102 in more detail and advise you on what steps you should be taking now.

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Land & Property Tax - Are You Minimising Leakages?

Tips    11/03/14

Land & Property Tax - Are You Minimising Leakages?

If you are reading this article, you may already own one property and whilst that may not require specialist tax advice, if you own more than one property, then it is very likely that you will have to consider tax at some point. This article gives an overview of some of the issues that we come across and have advised on.

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Are you one of the new 1.4m higher rate taxpayers?

Tips    12/02/14

Are you one of the new 1.4m higher rate taxpayers?

Figures from HMRC have revealed that an extra 1.4m Britons have become higher rate taxpayers since the current government came to power so planning in the last quarter of the current tax year has greater relevance to more individuals. If this affects you, what should you consider?

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Audit - a necessary evil? We don't think so!

Tips    13/01/14

Audit - a necessary evil? We don't think so!

Do you see having your business audited as purely a compliance issue? As accountants we are regularly asked why it is important for businesses to have their accounts audited. We believe that there are benefits from having an audit whether required by law, some other body or the shareholders.

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Keep Your House in Order!

Tips    14/10/13

Keep Your House in Order!

In the constantly evolving tax landscape and with the regular commentary in the media on tax issues you may have questioned whether your business tax affairs are properly in order, making the most of legitimate tax breaks and maximising your current and successors’ wealth.

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Why every Cloud has a Silver Lining

Tips    13/06/13

Why every Cloud has a Silver Lining

In recent years, there has been a huge change in the market for cloud based software solutions, leading to a difference in the way accountants interact and work with their clients. Even the smallest of businesses can access accurate management information on a timely basis and receive input from their accountant throughout the year.

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Sign up for our FREE business 'health check'

Tips    18/01/70

Sign up for our FREE business 'health check'

Ever wondered if you could improve your business, or just want peace of mind that it’s running as well as possible. Well now you can find out free of charge with our free business health check.

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