Posts By: Chris Hutton

Capital gains tax and UK residential property

The Government’s intention is to accelerate the payment of capital gains tax on residential property. At present if you are resident in the UK and you sell a residential property you should consider whether there is a capital gain to report to HMRC. If the gain exceeds the tax-free amount (currently £11,700) or total proceeds… Read more »

Be Prepared – In case of death checklist

When someone dies it will be necessary for another person to obtain a grant of representation to access most of the deceased’s assets and administer their Estate. It is often an emotional time for the person dealing with the Estate and it can be both demanding and time consuming. Sometimes knowing where to start is… Read more »

The A-Z of Charnwood Accountants

Accountants – seems silly not to start here as that’s the day to day job and fundamentally what we are! Business Advisors – We’re not just about the numbers though – a big part of the services we provide focus around general business advisory services. We see the detail behind the scenes of your business… Read more »

5 Ways to tell if your accountant cares about you

For many people an accountant is an expensive and necessary evil much like the taxes they pay them to calculate. But this does not have to be the case. The relationship between a business owner and their accountant should be just that – a relationship. There should be understanding, compassion and assistance available when required…. Read more »