Don’t miss the Self Assessment tax return deadline

19th December, 2022

In all the Christmas festivities, it can be easy to forget that the 31 January deadline for submitting your Self Assessment tax return is just around the corner. Clayton & Brewill explains why you must ensure your submission is correct and on time so you can avoid any unnecessary penalties. Who must send a tax… View Article

Working at Clayton & Brewill: what is a career in accountancy like?

18th November, 2022

November is national career development month and to mark the occasion, we interviewed our audits and account manager, Adam Rostance, to reflect on how his career has developed at Clayton & Brewill since he joined the firm 10 years ago.  Hi Adam! Can you tell us a bit about what drew you to a career… View Article

Key takeaways from the Autumn Statement 2022

17th November, 2022

From tax increases to tighter public spending, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has unveiled his plan for the UK to “weather the economic storm” in his Autumn Statement. The chancellor outlined the government’s medium term fiscal plan to put public spending on a sustainable footing, get debt falling and restore stability. He began by acknowledging that the… View Article

What travel expenses can I claim?

7th November, 2022

When it comes to travel expenses incurred by directors and other employees, the tax rules can be difficult to follow. But inadvertent errors can have expensive consequences, both for the business and for the employee. Here, Clayton & Brewill discusses the taxation of travel expenses and explains where relief is allowed. Are all travel expenses… View Article

Which mini-budget tax cuts have been reversed?

17th October, 2022

Having been appointed as chancellor last week following Kwasi Kwarteng’s resignation, Jeremy Hunt has dismantled many of the policies announced in the former chancellor’s September mini budget in a major U-turn for Liz Truss’s government. The new chancellor, who brought forward his fiscal statement by two weeks in a bid to stabilise financial markets, made… View Article

Mini budget 2022: the chancellor unveils plan for growth

23rd September, 2022

From income tax to stamp duty and national insurance, Kwasi Kwarteng’s first announcement as chancellor proved to be far from the ‘mini’ budget that had been expected. Clayton & Brewill provides an overview of the mini budget 2022 and what it means for businesses. UPDATE 17th October 2022: please read our update to this article… View Article

Trust Registration – act now for 1 September deadline

8th August, 2022

UK express trusts, and some non-UK trusts in existence on or after 6 October 2020, must be registered with the UK Trust Registration Service (TRS) by 1st September 2022. The Trust Registration Service (TRS) is an online register of the beneficial ownership of trusts. It was set up in 2017 as part of an EU… View Article

The benefits of cloud accounting systems for small businesses

13th June, 2018

With the digital revolution and digital tax initiatives looming on the horizon, many small businesses are anxious about ensuring that they are compliant with the forthcoming requirements. One option to consider is investing in a cloud accounting system that complies with requirements. In this article, chartered accountants Clayton & Brewill explain the benefits of cloud… View Article

Multiple Dwellings Relief – advice for buy-to-let landlords

20th September, 2016

There hasn’t been much good news for buy-to-let landlords since the former Chancellor implemented the 3% stamp duty surcharge in April 2016. But the Multiple Dwellings Relief offers a chink of light, as Jack Moore explains. George Osborne first announced a 3% stamp duty surcharge on second homes and buy-to-let properties in the 2015 Autumn… View Article

Thinking of starting a new business?

14th July, 2016

You’ve done the market research and established that your business idea has legs, so now it’s time to start thinking about the legal and financial aspects that will help you get off onto the best possible footing. At Clayton & Brewill we’ve helped hundreds of people to get started in business, preparing business plans, taking… View Article

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