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Jan 29

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax and First-Time Buyer Relief

The Scottish government announced that they will introduce a new Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) relief for first-time buyers of properties up to £175,000. The relief will raise the zero tax threshold for first-time buyers from £145,000 to £175,000, and according to the Scottish government 80% of first-time buyers in Scotland will pay no […]

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Jan 25

Welsh Land Transaction Tax

The Welsh Parliament have announced changes to proposed rates and bands for Welsh Land Transaction Tax which is to be introduced in Wales from 1 April 2017. The rates and bands will be confirmed in January 2018 but details of the proposed rates and bands are included in the following statement. Internet links: GOV.WALES land-transaction-tax GOV.WALES […]

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Nov 20

Welsh Land Transaction Tax

The Welsh Assembly has announced the proposed rates and bands for Welsh land transaction tax (LTT) which is to be introduced for land and property in Wales on 1 April 2018, replacing Stamp Duty Land Tax. Under the new rates for LTT, Wales will have the highest starting threshold for the property tax in the […]

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Aug 03

Proud Sponsors of the Denbigh and Flint Agricultural Show 2017 Stand E18

Sage & Co Chartered Accountants are proud sponsors of the Denbigh and Flint Agricultural Show again this year.  With agricultural accounting being at the forefront of our specialities, we have developed well-established links with other professional practices strongly associated with the rural community. As such, we pride ourselves on our strong connections with the local rural community and are […]

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Jul 27

Employment Related Securities return deadline

HMRC are advising that there have been technical issues with their Employment Related Securities (ERS) annual returns online service. Employers have to complete returns for any schemes that have been registered on the ERS online service, such as Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI), a non-tax advantaged scheme or award, Company Share Option Plan, Save As You […]

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Jul 19

Land Transaction Tax

From April 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Wales.  Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) already applies in Scotland. Like SDLT (and LBTT), LTT will generally be payable on the purchase or lease of a building or land. The new tax may, therefore, be relevant to house buyers and […]

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Jun 02

Investment Bond launched

National Savings and Investments (NS&I) has recently launched a government-backed Investment Bond. The main details of the Bond are as follows: minimum deposit of £100 balances on the account must be between £100 – £3000 applications can only be made online and up to April 2018 applicants must be aged 16+ years fixed interest rate of […]

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May 29

VAT fuel scale charges

HMRC have issued details of the updated VAT fuel scale charges which apply from the beginning of the next prescribed VAT accounting period starting on or after 1 May 2017. VAT registered businesses use the fuel scale charges to account for VAT on private use of road fuel purchased by the business. Please do get […]

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Dividend Reduction

Apr 24

Reduction in the Dividend Allowance

It was announced in the Budget that the Dividend Allowance will be reduced from £5,000 to £2,000 from April 2018. Dividends received by an individual are subject to special tax rates. The first £5,000 of dividends are charged to tax at 0% (the Dividend Allowance). Dividends received above the allowance are taxed at the following […]

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VAT Flat Rate

Apr 19

VAT Flat Rate Scheme – Limited cost trader

Changes are being made to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) which take effect from 1 April 2017. These changes may mean that the FRS is less attractive to some businesses and this may result in these businesses deciding to no longer operate under the FRS. In some cases where a trader has voluntarily registered […]

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Jul 19

Proud Sponsors of the Denbigh & Flint Agricultural Show

Sage & Co Chartered Accountants are proud sponsors of the Denbigh & Flint Agricultural Show again this year.  With agricultural accounting being at the forefront of our specialisms, we have developed well-established links with other professional practices strongly associated to the rural community. As such, we pride ourselves on our strong connections with the local rural […]

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