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Making Tax Digital (MTD) – Ensure you register with HMRC

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have recently released further guidance which details the requirement for businesses to register to submit their returns under the new Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT regime. If you are using MTD compatible software we want to make sure you are aware of the additional requirement to register with […]

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New Payslip Rules

It is worth reminding all employers that new payslip rules come into force from 6 April 2019. The main change will mean that the payslip for all workers paid on an hourly basis – including permanent, casual and zero hours – must show the number of hours that have been worked. The aim is to […]

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Be Prepared for a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

HMRC have issued further guidance on measures businesses should be taking in preparation for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. The information was contained in letters sent to VAT-registered businesses which trade only with the EU.  The letters provided important information explaining changes to customs, excise and VAT in the ‘unlikely event’ – to use HMRC’s description – […]

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Greaves West & Ayre Charity Donations

For a number of years Greaves West & Ayre have contributed £50 to local causes, including clubs, charities and associations, nominated by our employees. For this our Centenary year, we have increased the value of the donations to £100. The range of causes we have been able to support so far have included sports clubs, […]

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Winter Staff News

We are delighted to welcome a number of new faces to the Greaves West & Ayre team. Xin Zhang joins the Practice as an Accountant, Jacqueline Bates becomes the latest member of our busy Bookkeeping and VAT team and Tim Porteous joins us in our Accounting team. We also welcome Kenneth Morton to our IT […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 7 April 2020

Although no new business support has been announced overnight, we are continuing to receive further clarity on existing measures. Some positive news we have received from a number of clients is that they have applied for and already received funding via the Small Business Grant Fund and Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund.  If you […]


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Avoid the Cost of HMRC Investigation

Tax investigations by HMRC have been on the rise for a number of years. Anyone can be selected for an investigation by HMRC, whether you are a business, a director or an individual taxpayer. What does an investigation involve and why does it happen? Put simply, a tax investigation is when HMRC decides to take […]