Personal Savings Allowance

Good news for many savers – Starting from 6 April 2016 the Personal Savings Allowance grants every basic-rate taxpayer £1,000 of savings income free from tax, with higher-rate taxpayers receiving a £500 allowance. Additional-rate taxpayers on the top 45% rate however won’t receive an allowance at all. Meanwhile, if your taxable income is less than…


Celebrating 10 Years in Business

In January, Michele Marsland, owner of Marslands Accountants Ltd in Plympton celebrated 10 years in business. Marslands Accountants Ltd started off from a desk in Michele’s front room in 2006. Two years ago she purchased premises in Branson Court, Plympton to help with her expansion plans.   Last year Marslands expanded further with the addition…


HMRC Marriage Allowance

Thousands of married couples and civil partners are missing out on the chance to pay less tax! Almost 185,000 eligible couples can still apply for Marriage Allowance, where couples can save £212 on their tax bill every year to help with bills or pay for a Valentine’s Day treat. Couples can apply online with HMRC…


Plymouth Property Show

Sunday 8th November at Boringdon Park Golf club Marslands will be exhibiting on stand 24. Michele will also be running a seminar on Avoiding HMRC Tax enquiries from 12.30-1pm. There will be lots of interesting people to talk to if you are a landlord or are thinking of becoming one, or just want to build…


School holidays

Well now the school holidays are over things get back to normal. Emails arrive daily with queries on and are replied to. Books are arriving daily from clients for the 2015 tax return so I can get them in for the January (or December) deadline. All back to normal for now until the Christmas Closedown!!