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CHANGING YOUR COMPANY CAR – WHAT ABOUT A HYBRID NEXT
The next Finance Bill will include legislation to reduce significantly the taxable benefit on the provision of low CO2 emission…READ MORE
Remember that from 6 April 2016, benefits are exempt from tax and NICs if all the following conditions are satisfied:
· the cost of providing the benefit does not…READ MORE
REPORTING EXPENSES AND BENEFITS PROVIDED TO EMPLOYEES
HMRC have recently updated their toolkit dealing with the reporting of expenses and benefits provided to employees and directors in the light of…READ MORE
REPORTING VAT ONLINE
REPORTING VAT ONLINE – AREN’T WE DOING THAT ALREADY?
Last month we reported…READ MORE
IS YOUR COMPANY CARRYING OUT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
IS YOUR COMPANY CARRYING…READ MORE
WORKING IN THE GIG ECONOMY
The House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee has recently published a report calling on the Government to close the loopholes that allow “bogus” self-employment…READ MORE
SECOND FINANCE BILL THIS AUTUMN
It has also been announced that the second Finance Bill will legislate for all policies that were included in the pre-election Finance Bill but had…READ MORE
MAKING TAX DIGITAL FOR BUSINESS DELAYED
The Government has responded to pressure from accountants and other interested parties and announced the delay of Making Tax Digital for Business to 2020…READ MORE
NEW COMPANY LOSS RULES TO GO AHEAD
The Finance Bill due to be debated in early September will finally include the new rules for the set off of company losses…READ MORE
HSBC Investment Funding for Small Business
HSBC Investment Funding for Small Business & Funding Your Business Growth Breakfast
You are invited to join us for a breakfast meeting where you will hear…READ MORE
FUNDING FUTURE CARE COSTS
‘The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young’
Why not try an AUTOMATIC BOOKKEEPING SOFTWARE?READ MORE
Useful tips on improving your Finance Department
Would you like some useful tips on improving your Finance Department?
LB Recruit have developed a program to assist you in identifying areas for improvement…READ MORE
Felixstowe Business Breakfast Club
Felixstowe Business Breakfast Club in partnership with LB Group
Your invite to…
The Felixstowe Business Breakfast Club
in partnership with LB Group
Wednesday 5 July 2017
7:00am – 8:30am
Are you ready for Making Tax Digital?
Making Tax Digital (MTD) is the most fundamental change to the administration of the tax system for at least 20 years. As of…READ MORE
Making Tax Digital
Making Tax Digital (MTD) Factsheet
Making Tax Digital (MTD) is the most fundamental change…READ MORE
ADDITIONAL IHT RELIEF FOR PASSING ON FAMILY HOME STARTED 6 APRIL
For deaths on or after 6 April 2017 there…READ MORE
THE NEW 16.5% VAT FLAT RATE PERCENTAGE
DOES THE NEW 16.5% VAT FLAT RATE PERCENTAGE APPLY TO YOUR BUSINESS?
The new VAT flat rate of 16.5% started to apply from 1…READ MORE
INTEREST ON YOUR LOAN ACCOUNT
BETTER TO PAY INTEREST ON YOUR LOAN ACCOUNT THAN DIVIDENDS IF HIGHER RATE TAXPAYER
Ever since the introduction of the 7.5% increase in the rate…READ MORE
SHOULD WE GIVE SHARES TO CHILDREN AND PAY £5,000 DIVIDENDS TAX FREE?
The introduction of the £5,000 tax free dividend allowance has tempted many family company shareholders to give shares…READ MORE
COLCHESTER OFFICE RELOCATION
LB GROUP EXPANSION LEADS TO COLCHESTER OFFICE RELOCATION
LB Group, a Top 75 firm of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers and Business Advisers has relocated their Colchester office…READ MORE
U-TURN ON SELF-EMPLOYED NICs – FOR NOW
In his first Budget on 8th March, the new…READ MORE
The Government’s Tax-Free Childcare was introduced on 28 April 2017. Under this scheme, parents can pay into an online account to cover the cost of childcare with a…READ MORE
As a business owner are ISA’s currently the best option?
Are cash ISA’s still a good idea?
For many, ISA’s may still be a good choice when it comes to saving….READ MORE
Important changes to UK anti-money laundering rules
Important changes to UK anti-money laundering rules are due to be phased in on 26 June 2017, and we are urging all of…READ MORE
Residential Nil Rate Band
Are you entitled to the Residential Nil Rate Band?
When the Conservative Government pledged to increase the inheritance tax nil rate band to £1 million from 6…READ MORE
Personal tax threshold hits £45K
Higher rate personal tax threshold hits £45K
NEW COMPANY LOSS RELIEF RULES
NEW COMPANY LOSS RELIEF RULES START ON 1 APRIL 2017
New rules that will allow greater flexibility in the way that companies obtain relief…READ MORE
NEW RULES FOR IR35 WORKERS
NEW RULES FOR IR35 WORKERS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR START 6 APRIL 2017
There are significant changes that commence on 6 April 2017 for workers…READ MORE
CHELMSFORD OFFICE RELOCATION
LB GROUP EXPANSION LEADS TO CHELMSFORD OFFICE RELOCATION
LB Group, a Top 75 firm of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers and Business Advisers has relocated their Chelmsford office…READ MORE
Company owned residential property
Does your company own a residential property worth more than £500,000?
By Mark Middleton, Director at LB Group, a Top 75 firm of Chartered Accountants,…READ MORE
Below is a summary of the main points, which may affect you from either a business or personal perspective. We have not…READ MORE
Embracing cloud accounting
10-point action plan for embracing cloud accounting
1. Sign up to start using Xero.
VAT Flat Rate Scheme Change
It was announced in the autumn statement that there would be changes to the flat rate scheme,…READ MORE
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