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Stretch Your Business!

November 9th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

“Every business should have targets.” Says Kath Farr of KA Farr Chartered Accountants in Churchtown. So when her own staff achieved their target for the year she set them another one: a high team score at Ten-Pin Bowling! So the entire staff recently decamped from their Botanic Road offices to the Ocean Plaza Bowling Alley. […]

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Are You Using Accounting Software Yet?

November 6th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

As you know from our updates on Making Tax Digital (MTD), soon it will be increasingly difficult to get by with paper based accounting methods. HMRC has made it very clear that they’ll be expecting digital submissions, starting with VAT, so it’s important that all businesses be ready. What’s Coming for Businesses VAT is the […]

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Bean Counters Brew Up a Cuppa Cash!

November 3rd, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

Kath Farr’s accountants in Churchtown opened their doors for a MacMillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning recently and they raised over £300 for the charity. Accounts Assistant Karen Walsh said ‘It’s a good cause as we’ve all been affected by cancer in some way with families and friends.’ Marketing Assistant Elizabeth Corcoran said ‘ Preparing for […]

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What’s The Latest on Making Tax Digital?

October 11th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

The Government’s plans for making tax digital (MTD) have slowed down due to recent political events, including the General Election but the end goal remains the same. In the not too distant future, all tax matters will be reported online and all businesses will be expected to manage their accounting and tax records using some sort […]

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Could the Government’s Rent-A-Room Scheme Work for You?

August 2nd, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

During The Open here in Southport many locals decided to rent out part of their homes to take advantage of the influx of tourists. With that in mind, we thought we’d bring you an article on the rent-a-room scheme currently in place with HMRC, as this covers the legalities that come with renting out a room for such an event, or in general.

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The Tax-Free Childcare Scheme is Now Open

July 28th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

The Government’s long-awaited Tax-Free Childcare scheme – intended to eventually replace Childcare Vouchers – is now in operation, so we thought we’d bring you some information on how it works.

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Across Morecambe Bay with our Accounts Clerk

June 19th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

Accounts Clerk Debbie was off last weekend on a fundraising adventure again!

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What is Tax Enquiry Insurance?

June 15th, 2017 | Categories: Uncategorised

Many of our clients here at K.A. Farr & Co. rely on us to ensure that their tax affairs are always in order so they don’t have to worry about anything going wrong. We’re proud to provide an excellent service in this area, and part of that involves our Tax Enquiry Insurance service.

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Income Tax Bands are Changing

April 26th, 2017 | Categories: Legislation, News

You may have heard the news that the government is implementing some changes to the tax bands for income tax. These changes are likely to affect all individuals paying income tax, so we thought we’d put together a quick article on what these changes will entail.

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Highlights from the Spring Budget 2017

April 7th, 2017 | Categories: Legislation, News

The Spring Budget for 2017 has been and gone now but there are a few changes that we felt our readers could benefit from a better understanding of.

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