COVID 19 – Policy and Information for Clients

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April 1, 2020
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COVID-19: Information for Clients

The self-assessment payments due on 31 July are being deferred until 31 January 2021. This is available to all taxpayers, please however be aware that the tax due in January 2021 will be significantly higher as a result.
April 1, 2020
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COVID-19: Job Retention Scheme – Directors

A number of our clients are directors who are paid a small salary and dividends. Salary for 2020-21 will be £9,500 (£792 per month).
April 1, 2020
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COVID-19: Government Relief for Self Employed

Relief has been announced; however, payments will be delayed until June. Self-employed traders and members of trading partnerships can claim this relief.
March 23, 2020

Year End Tax Review

The Conservative Government now has a healthy majority which will allow it to change the tax law as it wishes, with little effective opposition. The tax and economic changes to be announced in the Budget Statement on 11 March 2020 could be dramatic.
March 23, 2020

The Budget 2020

This Summary covers the key tax changes announced in the Chancellor’s speech and includes tables of the main rates and allowances.
March 19, 2020
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Coronavirus Policy – UPDATE

Our offices are now closed. Our phone lines will be answered daily during the working week between the hours of 9.00am and 1pm – please email your query at other times directly to your usual contact.
October 1, 2019

2019 Buffery & Co – Autumn News

We are living in a state of unprecedented uncertainty. We don’t know if the UK will leave the EU on 31 October 2019 or not, although at the time of writing the current Prime Minister insists that this is the immoveable Brexit date. There may also be a general election before the year is out.
July 25, 2019

2019 Buffery & Co – Summer News

But forgiveness is not the HMRC way. Taxpayers are expected to get their tax returns right first time, and to diligently preserve all records relevant to their tax...
October 31, 2018

2018 Buffery & Co – Budget Analysis

Please see our latest newsletter which highlights the main developments in yesterday’s budget.
October 31, 2018

2018 Buffery & Co – Autumn News

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
May 29, 2018

2018 Buffery & Co – Year End Tax Review

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
May 29, 2018

2018 Buffery & Co – Spring News

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
November 8, 2017

2017 Buffery & Co – Autumn News

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
March 9, 2017

2017 Buffery & Co – Budget Newsletter

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
March 9, 2017
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2017 Buffery & Co – Spring Newsletter

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
June 27, 2016
2016 Summer News Cover

2016 Buffery & Co – Summer NL

Your income tax bill is now determined by a complex network of allowances, tax rates and tax bands, which interact in unexpected ways.
June 7, 2016
2016 The Spring Budget

2016 Spring Budget

This Summary covers the key tax changes announced in the Chancellor’s speech and includes tables of the main rates and allowances.
May 31, 2016
Taking Notes From Text Book

Money Laundering

The Government has introduced legislation requiring professionals to identify their clients. We therefore seek evidence of identity for this purpose when taking on a new client and will, from time to time seek to refresh it. Please bear with us, it is a legal requirement.
May 31, 2016
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Company Secretarial – Persons with Significant Control

As part of the Governments drive to increase transparency, this new register is being introduced this year. We are assisting our company secretarial clients with the preparation and maintenance of this new register.
May 31, 2016
Tax Planning Booklets

Digital Tax Accounts and Reporting

The Government intends to increase the amount of real time reporting of tax for businesses and the self-employed. We will be working with our clients to use cloud accounting software to enable accurate figures to be reported throughout the year. Our objective is to ensure clients not only are able to comply with legal requirements, but also have more accurate and timely information to help them in their businesses.