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Understanding your Cash Flow and Tax Payments

What is cash flow and tax planning, and why is it important for farming businesses to understand?

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Boris’s Proposed Brexit Deal: Customs, VAT and the Irish Border

“So the Government has finally published Boris Johnson’s detailed proposals to deal with the vexed question of the Irish border, the fundamental issue which must be resolved if the UK is to leave the EU with a deal on 31 October, or possibly indeed if we are to leave on that date at all.

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Considering selling your business?

Selling your business can be daunting especially knowing how to make it an attractive proposition whilst optimising shareholder value - Armstrong Watson’s corporate finance and tax teams are here to help.

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New ‘Off Payroll Working Rules’ and HMRC responsibilities

IR35 is a piece of legislation originally introduced in 2000 to ensure those individuals hired by a business, who would ordinarily be deemed ‘employees’ - if they had been engaged directly - broadly pay the same amount of tax and National Insurance as employees.  Businesses for many years have al

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Armstrong Watson's Chartered Financial Planning Team

Chartered Financial Planning team with a wealth of knowledge and experience

Armstrong Watson Financial Planning and Wealth Management are one of  a very select number of firms who hold the coveted Chartered status showing a mark of trust, capability and professionalism.

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UK Tax Implications post Brexit

Jim Meakin discusses the tax implications for UK businesses following Brexit on 31st October 2019.

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IR35 Reforms or Changes to Off Payroll Working Rules Coming into Play from April 2020

Changes to IR35 Off Payroll Working Rules for the private sector come into force from April 2020.

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Deal or No Deal - Brexit VAT Guidance

The Government yesterday offered clarification to UK businesses that supply and receive goods to or from other jurisdictions, applicable to the (increasingly likely?) position where the UK leaves the EU in a "no deal" scenario.

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Simon Turner Audit Partner

Simon Turner promoted to Partner at Northallerton Office

We are pleased to announce that Simon Turner, Audit Director, has been promoted to the role of Partner. Based at Armstrong Watson’s Northallerton office, Simon has played an integral part in the development of the firm’s audit practice across North Yorkshire and the North East.

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Protection of payment by credit card in light of Thomas Cook collapse

I was very sad to hear last week the news of the liquidation of Thomas Cook with the mammoth loss of thousands of jobs and the continuing disruption, cancellation and upset to hundreds of thousands of holiday goers.

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Time to Pay Arrangements – A Time to Reflect?

Whenever there is uncertainty, a lack of customer confidence is never far behind.

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Protecting the value of your money

The rate of inflation is important as it can impact your investments and to avoid losing value your savings and investments, inflation needs to grow at the same rate as prices are rising.