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Why now is the time to spend (with caution!) on Plant and Equipment...

The Chancellor George Osborne announced in his Autumn Statement on 5th December 2012 that the annual investment allowance (AIA) would be increased to £250,000 from 1st January 2013 for 2 years. This means that businesses investing in qualifying equipment ...

Xmas Video 2012 - Merry Christmas! From all the Partners and Staff at Mitchell Charlesworth

This year, as well as helping our clients, in our spare time, we have also been helping Santa with all of his preparations for the big day, proving once again that we are not just your accountants... ...

MC Vanguard Corporate Finance see further consolidation in technology sectors

In this blog article, MC Vanguard Corporate Finance Partner, Brian McCann, looks ahead at 2013 and in particular, at the expected growth of the technology sector. ...

Christmas Shopping - The VAT Rules That Apply When Shopping Online

With last minute Christmas Shopping upon us, Mitchell Charlesworth's VAT Expert, Gemma Gower, outlines the VAT rules that could apply when buying goods online. ...

Having An Office Christmas Party? Here are the tax rules that apply:

At this time of year, many of you will be holding your Christmas party. We have recently received a few enquiries about what is a taxable benefit and what is not in relation to staff events. This short post by our tax experts helps to explain the main rules:...

The Autumn Statement - Expert Guides & Analysis

This week, the Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement 2012, during which he outlined the state of the UK economy and various measures the Government believes will kick-start growth in 2013 and beyond. ...

The High Income Child Benefit Charge - Your Questions Answered

From 7th January 2013, the High Income Child Benefit Charge will be introduced. You may recently have received a letter from HMRC informing you of these Child Benefit changes and you must act on this now depending on your decision and circumstances. ...

Expert Commentary: Business Record Checks Re-Start - Firms urged to review their records

In this commentary, one of Mitchell Charlesworth's specialist Tax Partners, Tim Adcock, suggests that small firms should review their accounting records after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced plans to relaunch its Business Records Checks (BRC) programme:...

Social Housing Conference 2012 Proves That Those Who Dare - Will Win

In this expert commentary, Mitchell Charlesworth's Social Housing Partner, Paul Wainwright, looks back at the annual Social Housing Conference that took place in Liverpool on the 16th November, organised by Mitchell Charlesworth. Paul argues that the housing s...

MC Staff Charity Bake Off In Aid of BBC Children in Need

On Monday 19th November, members of staff in Mitchell Charlesworth's Liverpool office took part in a charity bake-off in aid of BBC Children in Need. The theme was Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. Many thanks to all that took part and...

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