Marslands Deadlines

Every year I let my clients know well in advance what my deadline is for receiving their books so I can guarantee getting their tax return in on time. This year I have decided to have 2! This should help my workflow through the winter months flow better. 30/9/16 for accounts and tax returns 31/10/16…


Happy New Tax Year

This week the new tax year started. Before finishing last tax year we did final dividend planning with clients to ensure they made the most of their allowances before the new 7.5% dividend tax came in. Also the new £5,000 dividend allowance came in and from now on all interest on your bank accounts will…


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…