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Only six per cent of self-employed business owners are aware of Making Tax Digital - January 19, 2017

A new survey of self-employed workers and business owners suggests that only six per cent are aware of the Government’s imminent Making Tax Digital (MTD) project – which will make quarterly digital reporting mandatory for the majority of businesses. This … Continue reading Only six per cent of self-employed business owners are aware of Making Tax Digital


50-page report calls upon Government to delay Making Tax Digital - January 17, 2017

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has decided that all tax systems in the UK will need to be 100% digital by 2020. The news comes as part of a £1.3billion project dubbed ‘Making Tax Digital (MTD)’ which, simply put, is … Continue reading 50-page report calls upon Government to delay Making Tax Digital


IHT: Don’t forget to transfer any unused nil rate band - January 16, 2017
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The rules around inheritance tax (IHT) allow spouses or civil partners to transfer any unused nil rate band to the surviving spouse or civil partner, following his or her death. This means that a person’s estate can benefit from twice … Continue reading IHT: Don’t forget to transfer any unused nil rate band


4.4 million extra people saving into workplace pensions - January 16, 2017
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The latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that since 2012, the number of people saving into a workplace pension has increased by 4.4 million. This means that by 2015 – the latest date for which … Continue reading 4.4 million extra people saving into workplace pensions


UK property taxes are highest in developed world, says OECD - January 16, 2017
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New analysis from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has revealed that property taxes in the UK are higher than any other developed country. In 2014, the latest year for which data is available, property taxes accounted for … Continue reading UK property taxes are highest in developed world, says OECD


If you miss the self-assessment deadline, what will your excuse be? - January 16, 2017
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The deadline for self-assessment tax returns is looming on 31 January. If you have not yet submitted your tax return or provided us with all the information needed to do so for you, it is crucial that you let us … Continue reading If you miss the self-assessment deadline, what will your excuse be?


Economic growth looks set to slow - January 16, 2017
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Research by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that economic growth across the whole of the UK is likely to continue to slowdown during 2017 and 2018. The BCC analysis of the state of the current economy and … Continue reading Economic growth looks set to slow


Stamp Duty Land Tax receipts hit record levels - January 16, 2017
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Figures released by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) last month revealed a record Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) take of £7.7bn in the first eight months of this financial year. The figure represents a 12 per cent increase on the … Continue reading Stamp Duty Land Tax receipts hit record levels


Treasury coffers boosted by around £400m following HMRC crackdown - January 16, 2017
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The Treasury’s coffers were boosted by nearly £400m in 2016, following a crackdown by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) on tax avoidance. The amount collected by the HMRC Counter Avoidance Directorate shot up by 80 per cent last year from … Continue reading Treasury coffers boosted by around £400m following HMRC crackdown


Government moves to curb salary sacrifice - December 7, 2016
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Ahead of the 2016 Autumn Statement there were rumours that the Chancellor Philip Hammond might limit the perks offered to employees by their employers. However, it soon became clear that he was out to prevent any tax advantage from salary … Continue reading Government moves to curb salary sacrifice



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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
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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
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Corian Specialist Services – based in Leighton Buzzard
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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 service.”

Business & Marketing Consultants – Based in High Wycombe
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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."

Healthcare Diagnostics and IT solutions company – based in Windsor
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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 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
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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
“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
“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
2015-03-30T12:33:29+00:00
“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

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