Even electricians are not insulated from HMRC crackdown

Sparks are set to fly as the tax squeeze on electricians threatens to blow fuses across the country, according to Ann Bibby, partner in the Birmingham office of international accountancy firm Mazars. And the taxman is asking even more questions of exam invigilators too, she cautions. The new developments come as HM…

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Smith Cooper shows its support for the Bees’

Midlands’ accountants and business advisory firm Smith Cooper is extending its association with Birmingham and Solihull Rugby Club, by supporting the launch of a new business and networking club. The Birmingham and Solihull Rugby “Bees Business Club” will operate throughout the forthcoming 2012/2013…

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Lending via the internet tops £250m

Halesowen-based chartered accountancy firm Nicklin LLP is advising businesses experiencing difficulties raising finance that alternative sources of funding are available as new figures show that peer-to-peer lending via the internet has now topped £250 million. An increasing number of small and medium-sized…

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HMRC takes wrong tax from 3.5m taxpayers

Birmingham-based chartered accountancy firm JW Hinks is advising that 5.1 million taxpayers have either paid too much or too little tax due to calculations by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). A sixth of all UK taxpayers are being notified that they have overpaid tax and will receive an average tax rebate of £379.…

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