Starbucks

Starbucks pays UK corporation tax of £8.1m Payment nearly matches total contributions paid over past 14 years but critics call for coffee chain’s accounts to be more transparent Starbucks paid nearly as much corporation tax in 2015 as it did in its first 14 years in the UK, after bowing to pressure to scrap its complex tax structures. However, it still faced criticism for a lack of transparency that makes it hard to determine whether it is paying a fair amount of tax on its frappucinos ...
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In the interests of clarity…

LETTER OF ENGAGEMENT. Below you will find a summary of the service that will be provided in our capacity as your tax agent. WHAT WE WILL DO 1. We will endeavour to ensure that you and your work/business activities are fully up to date with all matters concerning the production and submission of your annual self assessment tax return as submission agents only. We will advise you of any deadlines that you must meet and assist you in ensuring that your tax liabilities are accurate, efficient and...
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Housing Market Crash

Leading Economist predicts another Housing Market Crash 'Look out, we are heading for a crash again', warns William White, the central banker who predicted 2008 crisis World faces a crunch that could see a collapse in London property prices. Despite 2008 crisis being caused by debt, the levels have since risen Overall debt has gone from 200% of global GDP in 2007 to 250% now The world is facing a new crisis caused by an explosion in debt. So warns William White, the central banker who f...
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History of Income Tax

History of Income Tax OK, so what is the actual history of income tax. I mean, why do we have to pay it. Right? Who's bright idea was it? Read on to find the culprit INCOME tax was introduced by William Pitt the Younger nearly 200 years ago to finance the struggle against Napoleonic France. Subsequent wars have brought big changes in tax. The schedules of the new tax listed sources of income. The list began with property, moved on to woodlands, through trade, profession or vocation, Crown a...
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Your Budget for the Self Employed

Budget for the Self Employed So what exactly has the chancellor done for us? Us, the self employed? What is the 'actual' budget for the self employed. In this post we will try and make the clear the main points that affect you. The normal, regular, working people functioning as sole traders on the ground, and show you how the budget for the self employed can benefit your situation. Also, for more information, follow this link for more BUDGET 2016 HIGHLIGHTS. Budget for the Self Employed. Ea...
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