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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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Win £100 for your local cause or charity

In our centenary year we have already donated £100s to local causes and charities nominated by our staff. But with New Year being our busiest time and with staff working hard to meet the end of the tax year they simply don’t have time to suggest new causes. So we thought we would let our […]

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Prepare for EU Exit – Government Information Site

As the EU negotiations roll on the uncertainty of what will happen on 29 March 2019 continues to grow. The implications of leaving the EU, either with an agreed deal or no deal, are extensive and diverse. The Government is providing comprehensive information online to help businesses and individuals prepare for the changes ahead. The […]

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Welsh Government takes control of Income Tax rate

In November 2018 HMRC wrote to over two million customers, with their main residence in Wales, telling them about Welsh rates of Income Tax (WRIT) which comes into effect from April 2019.  All people living in Wales who are subject to Income Tax, including individuals who earn below the Income Tax threshold, should have received […]

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Draft Scottish Budget 2019/20 Headlines

With the ongoing and vigorous debate over Brexit at Westminster, it would be all too easy to forget the Scottish Budget which was presented last week. When Finance Secretary Derek Mackay delivered his Budget Statement to the Scottish Parliament on 12 December setting out his plans for tax and spending for the year ahead at […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19: Update 8 April 2020

We continue to get positive feedback in relation to our daily updates regarding the COVID-19 business support measures. It is good to know they are of help. There have been no new announcements in relation to financial interventions. Our teams are working hard accessing any funds or schemes on behalf of clients, as you will […]


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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 […]