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Primus Accountancy Recognised as One of the UK’s Top Firms

Handpicked Accountants Primus Accountancy Recognised as One of the UK’s Top Firms Handpicked Accountants is a service which aims to connect small business owners and company directors with reliable and trustworthy accountants in their local area. Approximately 1,000 firms currently feature on Handpicked Accountants and they have been individually selected based on their pedigree and […]

The 2015 Budget, round two – headlines and summary.

In this, his second budget of 2015, the Chancellor delivered a mixed bag of cuts, rises and changes to tax rates alongside a raft of welfare benefit reforms. Here, we present a summary of the main points. ECONOMIC PROJECTIONS The Office for Budget Responsibility has reduced its economic growth forecast for 2015 from 2.5% to […]

Primus breathe life back into local landmark

Primus is Moving After a successful three years, Primus Accountancy LLP was in need of bigger premises. The company has relocated from its previous home on Parkside Business Park to a larger dedicated office at The Old Police Station, 82 High Street, Golborne, WA3 3DA which they have fully renovated inside and out. David Holt, […]

IR35 – HMRC’s Latest Risk Assessment Tests

IR35 – HMRC’s latest Risk Assessment Tests HMRC has now unveiled its latest attempt to provide more clarity over IR35 and a number of internet sites are already portraying the new risk assessment tests as an updated indicator of whether or not a contractor is likely to be subject to IR35. This is not the […]

ESC C16 Deadline 1st March 2012

Directors of small businesses who want to wind-up their company and distribute surplus funds to shareholders have just over two weeks to take advantage of a tax break. Further to our earlier article on the proposed changes we can now confirm the following changes. The ESC C16 tax concession – whereby money from a wound-up company […]

Time is running out on the tax amnesty for plumbers, gas fitters and heating engineers

The clock is ticking on a Tax Amnesty offered by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to plumbers, gas fitters and heating engineers who have previously not reported all of their trading receipts. Plumbers and heating engineers were offered a special plan with set penalties to put right their tax affairs this March, which expired at […]

HMRC Unnecessary Demands and Threats to Collect PAYE Liabilities

HMRC Unnecessary Demands and Threats to Collect Payment Nobody likes to receive letters from HMRC demanding money – particularly when none is due!  However that is exactly what can happen if you do not notify HMRC that there is no PAYE liability for a period. HMRC PAYE Payments (Income Tax and National Insurance) It is […]