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Sian Kelly

Macaroon Wars… Inform Accounting crowned winners!

November 21, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Last Wednesday the Inform Accounting team (under the incredibly inventive name ‘Cooking by Numbers’) took the macaroon world by storm and showed their piping prowess, winning top spot in the Macaroon Wars put on by Miss Macaroon in the Great Western Arcade, Birmingham.

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What's the benefit of an electric company car?

November 14, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Despite rising tax charges year on year, many people still enjoy the convenience offered by a company car. The benefit in kind tax rules reward those who choose cheaper, lower emission cars with a lower tax bill.

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Inform Accounting acquires Sutton Coldfield-based Jowett & Co.

November 14, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Exciting times here at Inform - we’ve just completed the acquisition of fellow Sutton Coldfield accountants Jowett & Co.

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Is there a Minimum Period of Occupation Needed for Main Residence?

November 07, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Main residence relief (private residence relief) protects homeowners from any gains arising on their only or main home. However, there are conditions to be met for the relief to be available.

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Letting out your holiday home

November 07, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

If you have a holiday home and decide to let it out, you may be able to benefit from the slightly more generous tax rules that apply to furnished holiday lettings as compared to other types of let, such as a residential let.

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Calculating your dividend tax bill

October 23, 2017 | by Sian Kelly | No comments

Dividends are a special case when it comes to tax and have their own rates and rules. The taxation of dividends was radically reformed from 6 April 2016 and the rules outlined below apply to a dividend paid on or after that date.

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