Changes in Dividend Allowances

Posted on March 28, 2018

From 6 April 2018 there are significant changes to the tax free Dividend Allowances. Currently the tax free Dividend allowance is £5,000 in the 18/19 tax year, ie from...

Problems with Childcare?

Posted on August 10, 2017

Childcare is now an expensive business with the average cost of a full time UK nursery place being over £11,000 for a child under 2. Childcare now takes up a...

I am a contractor do I need a pension scheme?

Posted on July 25, 2017

This is a question we often get asked, I am a contractor am I required to set up a pension scheme? It is now a legal requirement for all employees to have a workplace...

Introducing stopwatch timers on FreeAgent Mobile

Posted on March 20, 2017

FreeAgent has introduced stopwatch timers on its iOS and Android mobile apps to allow you to track your time more accurately than ever on the go. When you create a...

Making Tax Digital

Posted on January 18, 2017

The Making Tax Digital consultation generated more than 1000 responses and ministers are expected to respond later this month with legislation to implement the...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted on December 29, 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Sherwin Currid Accountancy. Our offices will remain open throughout the festivities (apart from the bank holidays).

24 Hour working people

Posted on November 14, 2016

Perhaps our greatest economist, John Maynard Keynes, in an essay he wrote in the 1930’s, ‘Economic possibilities for our Grandchildren’ wrote his...

Taxation of the new economy

Posted on September 15, 2016

The office of tax simplification, is an independent office of HM Treasury to provide advice to Government on ways of simplifying the tax system int he UK. They gather...

Autumn Statement 23 November 2016

Posted on September 13, 2016

Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer, will be delivering the Autumn Statement on the 23rd November 2016. It is expected to be an interesting one, and include...

What is the future of buy to let?

Posted on June 18, 2016

Some things just get you thinking, this week it was a radio advertisement for new build flats in Maidenhead, a buy to let hotspot with Crossrail on the way. The...