The fast paced life of a Tax Assistant

So, my hobby is motorsport.  In particular, rallying.   Rallying is done on 4 wheels in a specialist car.  My cars official name is a C2 R2 Max.  The idea behind rallying is to go from A to B in the quickest time possible.  In the car, there is...

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Can your Accountant have superpowers?

The new Spider-man film is currently in the Cinema and it got me thinking what my superpower would be. From super-strength to invisibility or flying to telepathy, there are so many to choose. Personally, I have always liked the idea of time travel! However, you don’t have to dress...

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May 2017 Tax Update

U-TURN ON SELF-EMPLOYED NICs – FOR NOW In his first Budget on 8th March, the new Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that he would  level the playing field between employees and the self-employed by increasing Class 4 National Insurance Contributions (NICs) from 9% to 10% from 6 April 2018 and...

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Sage One, part of the Murray Taylor cloud offering

Leading on from our last blog in which we introduced cloud accounting software, Murray Taylor have a number of cloud offerings. In this, the first of two blogs reviewing our cloud software packages, Murray Taylor look at the features of Sage One.   As the leading desktop accounting package...

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Murray Taylor Look at the Future of Accounting

Is your head in the cloud? It should be! From e-mails to video calling, social media to online shopping, the internet has changed the way business is done, and it will continue to do so. With advances in technology, the needs and requirements of business owners have advanced with...

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Budget 2017 Update

TAX FREE DIVIDEND ALLOWANCE TO BE REDUCED TO £2,000 The Chancellor announced measures to limit the rise in tax-driven incorporation. The £5,000 tax free dividend allowance introduced by George Osborne will be reduced to just £2,000 from 6 April 2018. Mr Hammond claimed that many smaller owner-managed businesses have...

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Our client is actively looking for a new administrator

We have a client who is currently looking for a candidate to fill the following position within their organisation. Job description Administrator with accounting or bookkeeping background required for busy, but small shipping office. Successful candidate will need to be able to understudy a senior Director and take over...

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March 2017 Tax Update

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 in the public sector supplying their services via their own personal service companies or other intermediaries. From 6 April 2017 the public sector employer...

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Marketing Project: Arbroath High School

Last week Murray Taylor launched their marketing project to the 5th and 6th Year Students at Arbroath High School. We have asked the students to create a presentation on either PowerPoint or Prezi that best represents Murray Taylor and will allow us to promote our services to potential clients...

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February 2017 Tax Update

MAKING TAX DIGITAL TO BE DELAYED? The Treasury Select Committee has reviewed the proposals for the introduction of “Making tax digital” (MTD) and have agreed with the various professional bodies that if the new systems are introduced too quickly there could be a disaster. It would significantly increase burdens...

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