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3,000 serious tax evasion investigations conducted by HMRC in a year - July 7, 2016
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According to the latest figures around 3,000 suspected cases of serious tax evasion were referred by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for specialist investigation for the second year running last year. This is an eight per cent increase in the … Continue reading 3,000 serious tax evasion investigations conducted by HMRC in a year


Rent a Room limit increased by £3,250 - July 7, 2016
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From 6 April 2016, the annual Rent a Room limit increased from £4,250 to £7,500 for the 2016/17 tax year. The Rent a Room scheme allows owner occupiers and tenants to receive tax-free rental income if they provide furnished accommodation … Continue reading Rent a Room limit increased by £3,250


Brexit: What is next? - July 7, 2016
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On 23 June 2016 the UK public spoke and decided to take the country out of the EU. As the UK begins the process of leaving the EU, many businesses will be wondering what is around the corner. The first … Continue reading Brexit: What is next?


Changes afoot at Companies House - July 7, 2016
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The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 provides for a range of measures which will affect the information you give to Companies House. A number of the more significant measures in the Act came into effect on 30 June. … Continue reading Changes afoot at Companies House


Making Tax Digital will require businesses to use “designated software packages” - July 7, 2016
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The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke MP, has confirmed in a letter to the Treasury Select Committee that HM Revenue & Customs plans to require businesses to make quarterly tax returns using “designated software packages” as part of … Continue reading Making Tax Digital will require businesses to use “designated software packages”


Rules changed on Entrepreneurs’ Relief… again - July 7, 2016
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In May we reported concerns that changes to the rules on Entrepreneurs’ Relief would lead to retrospective taxation. The Government now appears to have taken note of these concerns and amended the Finance Bill 2016 to remove the possibility of … Continue reading Rules changed on Entrepreneurs’ Relief… again


Changes to the rules on Directors’ Loans - June 8, 2016
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The rate of tax on Directors’ Loans increased at the start of the financial year, on 6 April 2016, from 25 per cent to 32.5 per cent of any amount loaned to a shareholder during the previous accounting year, which … Continue reading Changes to the rules on Directors’ Loans


Is my email from HMRC really from the Revenue? - June 8, 2016
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This is a question that is often asked of accountants, but how can you spot a fake email purporting to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)? To help businesses, HMRC has issued new guidance that lays bare some of … Continue reading Is my email from HMRC really from the Revenue?


Reliefs on Employee Travel Expenses curtailed - June 8, 2016
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Since the start of the new financial year on 6 April 2016, employment intermediaries have had to consider whether a person is subject to supervision, direction or control (SDC) in their work when deciding whether travel from home to work … Continue reading Reliefs on Employee Travel Expenses curtailed


Tax Evasion Criminal Sanctions - June 8, 2016
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The Queen’s Speech in May saw the government announce its intention to bring the proposed Criminal Finance Bill before Parliament that will hold UK companies responsible for failing to prevent their staff facilitating tax evasion anywhere in the world by … Continue reading Tax Evasion Criminal Sanctions



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“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.”

Financial Services for Mortgages & Loans  – based in Swindon
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“The Fish Partnership are always there, always to hand. If I have any queries, I get an answer straight away. They have removed the headache for us and look after our business in a friendly, approachable, thorough manner.” Financial Services … Continue reading Adam Powell
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes to discussing our accounts, we get a visit from a partner at the firm. You probably wouldn’t get that with a lot of companies. They are all very friendly.”

UK supplier of metal pre-treatment chemical control systems – based in Princes Risborough
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“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for 25 years now and they do our annual accounts. We go back to them year after year because they are trustworthy, they offer good value for money and when it comes … Continue reading Peter Astles, owner of chemical controls experts firm Astles
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
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“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because … Continue reading Caroline Wood, Maul & Murphy
“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for example, and their professionalism helped it to go very smoothly.”

Environmental Services  - based in Reading
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“The Fish Partnership has been doing our full audit for about 10 years. We find the team there very approachable, friendly, and extremely good at their job. They helped us out with the merger a couple of years ago, for … Continue reading Martin Knowles, Bridge Controls Limited
"The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant."

Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor
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“The team at Fish Partnership really took the time to get to know the business in order to complete the audit as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend them to any subsidiary firm in need of a specialised accountant.” … Continue reading Rene Pols, Team Leader, Idexx Laboratories
“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!”

“I take their advice because I feel I can trust them, and feel very comfortable with them. I would have no hesitation in recommending them to someone else.”

Development of building projects – based in Staines
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“One of the reasons I’ve stayed with them is that we’ve always been able to communicate well. They always explain things to me so I can understand – more than once if that’s what’s needed!” “I take their advice because … Continue reading Caroline Wood, Maul & Murphy
“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control.

“We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and have a great approach to business and to client relationships. There have been certain business challenges where I have had to pick up the phone to them or arrange a meeting for advice and they have always taken a very active and caring approach. They never make you feel like you are imposing, and we have recommended them often.”

Office & Stationary Suppliers – based in High Wycombe
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“We have been working with The Fish Partnership for eight years now and they manage all our accounting processes, from VAT and payroll to general bookkeeping and credit control. “We like the fact they have longevity with their staff and … Continue reading Ian Horler, Managing Director, Excel Office Supplies Limited
“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent service.”

Business & Marketing Consultants – Based in High Wycombe
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“You don’t always think about how much you rely on a good accountant until a bad one lets you down, and you get a big shock. I knew that The Fish Partnership would provide a highly credible, consistent and competent … Continue reading Roy Carlisle, Managing Director, Pharma Solutions Limited
“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant - someone who will do what he says.”

Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High Wycombe
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“Martin Sheehy came to see us and we found him very impressive. His integrity spoke for itself and that’s what you want from an accountant – someone who will do what he says.” Bespoke Furniture Manufacturers – based in High … Continue reading Peter Hearn, Managing Director, Greengate Furniture Ltd
“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and just to talk things through.”

“We are grateful that they are able to give us all the facts. They know our business so well and we are comfortable chatting to them about it.”

Corian Specialist Services – based in Leighton Buzzard
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“We know we can contact Fish straight away if there is a problem. They talk you through everything you need to consider. We have a good relationship with them so we feel able to go to them for advice and … Continue reading Susan and Kevin Hoy, Cutting Edge

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