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Critchleys is an accountancy, financial planning and human resource consultancy firm. Critchleys was founded in Oxford in 1906 and is today placed in the UK's top 100 accountancy and financial planning firms, with a large client base including individuals, trusts, businesses, charities and non profit organisations. Critchleys offers the best of both worlds by combining the expertise of a large firm and the personal service of a local practice.



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Patent Box

Something from a month or so ago — attempts to use the tax system to incentivise innovation are upsetting other European governments.

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I could be cynical, but...

... I did wonder if the pension reforms had genration of short-term tax receipts on their agenda. Looks like I may have been right.

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This isn't as bad as it sounds. If you draw your pension, they may use an emergency tax code, which may collect too much tax up front....

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Tax shortfall

People are suggesting HMRC will get harsher as they try to make up some of the shortfall in taxes

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Pre-election Giveaway (2)

Picking up on Gerry's earlier post. The Draft Finance Bill will be published on 10 December. Just because there's an Election in May,...

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Pre-election give-away?

Is a rise in the Inheritance Tax threshold a vote-winner? Inheritance Tax doesn't actually collect a lot, and it does generate a...

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Common sense wins through

The point about this case is that HMRC were quite happy to argue a very unfair position which was in their favour. Let's remember that...

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The shooting has started!

Ready for next year's election, the tax giveaways are being lined up. Sadly, the electorate usually seems to fall for short-term bribery!

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