Don’t get caught out by stamp duty change - 27th April 2016

Can you remember any of the measures announced in George Osborne’s last Autumn Statement?How about the topic of this blog – the three per cent stamp duty surcharge? Introduced on April 1st, the new surcharge relates to purchases...[more]


Don't be fooled by account switch scam - 21st April 2016

Reading that more than 5,000 people in the UK were conned into sending planned payments to fraudsters' bank accounts last year is rarely the best way to start the day - but as the familiar phrase goes 'it's easy done'.Here at...[more]


TAX CREDIT RENEWAL CUTOFF EXTENDED

Tax credits are benefits that give extra money to people responsible for children, disabled workers and some other workers on lower incomes. Some people receive child tax credits, some get working tax credits and some receive...[more]


THE THREAT OF TAX INVESTIGATIONS

Since April 2009, HMRC have been able to visit any business premises (or private residence if part of it is set aside for business) to inspect records relating to taxes including PAYE, VAT, National Insurance and Capital Gains...[more]


NISAs EXPLAINED

Many people think NISAs are confusing but they are, in reality, a very simple way to save money without having to pay tax on the interest received.  They used to be called ISA (Individual Saving Account) and over 20,000,000...[more]


FLEXIBLE WORKING

As part of Children and Families Act, which became law in March 2014, the right to request flexible working was extended to all employees from 30th June 2014.  Up until this date flexible working could only be requested by...[more]


INHERITANCE TAX PLANNING

In 1789 Benjamin Franklin said “Nothing is certain except death and taxes” and Inheritance Tax combines both. The UK and Ireland have the highest rates of Inheritance Tax of the world’s major economies where on average death...[more]


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Worcester Warriors Visit us - 21st March 2013

Worcester Warriors joined the charity bake-off challenge in March and here at SW&A Accountants we had to get involved too... not only do (most) we support Worcester Warriors on the pitch but when the boys get involved with something like this we were more than happy to be involved here too...

Jake Abbott, Errie Claassens, Jonny Arr, Matt Mullan and Josh Matavesi baked and decorated some BEAUTIFUL cupcakes which they brought to us on Thursday 21st - not only did they look as good as they do in the picture but they tasted AMAZING!!

We understand that 12 premiership teams that has so far raised over £5,000 for good causes - which is excellent news and we were really pleased to be a part of this...

Big Thankyou to Jake Abbott and Jonny Arr who made the trip out to see us - thanx guys!

Our Team Happy to see the Worcester Warriors...

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SW&A Accountants launches it's new website in March 2013 - it's been a long time in the making and has had a lot of input from the owners Neil and Andrew - Andrew says " the website was designed to showcase our services in a lively and informative manner " ...

Our company intends to ensure that our new website become not only a hub of activity but also somewhere as a useful source of information for our current and prospective clients. Neil stated '"it is my intention to use the website as a tool to communicate with out clients; this is something we will grow over the coming years to incorporate our informative blogs, news and social media work."

Keep checking back to find out more..