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Website Privacy Policy This Policy governs the use of personal data which you provide to us via our website. Personal data is any or all data relating to a natural person who is identified, or can be identified, from the data.   Marslands Accountants Ltd and Mrs M Marsland T/A Marslands (“we”, “our”, “us”) respects your…


Property landlord jailed

A property landlord who failed to declare Capital Gains Tax from the sale of properties evading £157,725 has been jailed for two years and three months. An investigation by HMRC revealed that between 2006 and 2013, the landlord did not declare profit gained from selling properties. Capital gains tax is an area where HMRC are…

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New HMRC online tax forum

HMRC have just launched a new online tax forum and dedicated web chat service for small businesses and the self-employed. The new forum is a quick and easy way for small businesses to get answers to their tax questions. The forum can also help with; starting a business; support for growing a business; buying and…


Tribunal fees scrapped

The Supreme Court ruled last week that the Government had been acting unlawfully when it introduced tribunal fees four years ago. As a result, the controversial fees have been scrapped meaning that anyone who has been treated illegally or unfairly at work will no longer have to pay to take their employers to court. The…


New Phishing Scam

Be aware of a new phishing scam that is currently going around. If you get an email with the subject ‘Your 2016 Tax Report’ with an attachment, make sure you do not open it.
If you receive an email like this, forward it to phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk and then delete it.


New wage rates

On April 1st 2017 the national minimum wage for different age ranges changed. These changes were: Adults (25+) from £7.20 to £7.50 Adults (21-24) from £6.95 to £7.05 18-20 Year olds from £5.55 to £5.60 Under 18s from £4.00 to £4.05 Apprentice rate from £3.40 to £3.50 Don’t forget to make sure that salaried staff…

Champagne winner

We have a winner!

Congratulations to our competition winner Beckie Dyer who I presented with the bottle of Lanson champagne at the weekend. Beckie’s guess was the closest with just under 2000 self assessment tax returns been submitted on Christmas Day -this was a shock result as the number has actually gone down for the first time that I…