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SME retailers expecting sales boost over Easter weekend, study finds

New research carried out by Royal Mail suggests that a quarter (25 per cent) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Britain’s retail sector are anticipating strong sales over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

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Businesses briefed on new ‘plastic tax’

The Government will introduce a new ‘plastic tax’ later this year providing it passes the consultation period, according to a new report.

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What happens if I have a capital gain?

Self-employed business owners and individuals who choose to dispose of anything that might be considered an ‘appreciating asset’ – such as commercial premises or a buy-to-let property – need to be aware of the complex rules governing Capital Gains Tax

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Accountancy practice thrilled to be in running for Yorkshire award

A Bradford accountancy practice is celebrating this week after the firm was shortlisted for a regional award for outstanding talent. Read the full story here.

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Flurry of promotions and departures at Bradford accountancy firm

Bradford-based accountancy firm Watson Buckle is enjoying a busy month this March, with a string of imminent promotions and departures on the horizon.

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HMRC experimenting with robotics and AI

In recent days, it has emerged that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is investigating new ways in which robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to check the accuracy of tax returns.

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HMRC to help make tax system fairer

The Treasury has announced new legislation which is hoped to even the playing field for businesses trading in the UK and ensure that they all pay their fair share of tax.

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Accountants celebrate prestigious award shortlisting

Staff at leading Bradford accountancy practice Watson Buckle are celebrating this week after the firm was shortlisted for a prestigious regional award for outstanding talent. Watson Buckle has been shortlisted for the Independent Firm of The Year award at the

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Three upcoming tax changes you may not have considered

As the UK tax year comes to an end, you may not have considered how the new devolved Scottish rate of income tax (SRIT) will affect you, your business or your family. Here are three things which you should know

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Are you ready for the new Customs Declaration Service?

HM Revenue & Customs has published a new report on how businesses can begin preparing for the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

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