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5 things to consider before you start a new business

Nearly every one of us will make a New Year’s Resolution come January. Often we’ll choose getting fit, eating more healthily or learning a new skill. But for some of us, our New Year’s Resolution is about becoming our own boss. In fact, of the hundreds of thousands of new businesses that will be set […]

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Happy Holidays from Lewis & Co

With exactly a week to go until the big day, it is time for us to wish all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It has been another successful year at Lewis & Co, with lots of new exciting business start-ups and some more established businesses becoming clients. We […]

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2018 The Autumn Budget

A few days ago the 2018 Autumn Budget was announced in Parliament, outlining the Government’s annual review and future spending strategies. A helpful summary of the main points from this Budget can be found on our website under the Reports section. If you require any further advice or have any questions relating to this Budget […]

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VAT Changes

VAT – Brexit In just over five months, on 29th March 2019, after two long years of negotiating, the UK will be leaving the EU. Even if the possibility of the UK leaving without a trading agreement in place seems rather unlikely, it is still prudent for businesses who deal with VAT to have a […]

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2018/19 New Tax Year

The new tax year has recently commenced, bringing with it a host of new legislation. The tax free personal allowance for individuals has risen from £11,500 to £11,850, with income between £11,850 and £46,350 being taxed at the basic rate of 20%, £46,350 to £150,000 will be taxed at the higher rate of 40%. If […]

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2017/18 Year End Tax Planning

With another 31st January having just past and little over two months until the end of the 2017/18 tax year it is a prime time to start thinking of ways to reduce your personal or company tax bill, whether in the current tax year or the next. February and March represent an ideal opportunity to […]

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Merry Christmas from Lewis & Co

With the Christmas build-up in full flow and just over a week to go until the big day we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients, both old and new, for another wonderful year. Over the course of the year we gained many new clients and are eager and excited […]

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Budget 2017

The 2017 Budget Statement was announced on 22nd November 2017. Please click on the link below to read our analysis. As always, if you have any questions, or would like to discuss anything in further detail then please do not hesitate to give us a call or drop us an email. 21855-LEWISCO-A5 PDF-Sterling

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Tax Tips

1. Travel Allowance Many of you will know about the HMRC approved mileage allowance payments, paying 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles travelled and 25p thereafter. However, under certain circumstances, there may be an opportunity to claim more than these standard amounts – potentially up to 60p per mile. 2. Joint Income Usually […]

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