Bournemouth Accountants and Financial Advisers News, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants

Should millionaires be forced to publish tax details?

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The shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, has said a Labour government would force people earning £1 million a year or more to publish their tax records. McDonnell said the move would help curb tax avoidance and contribute to improved trust between the elites and the rest of society. He expressed hope that more transparency would encourage…

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Financial Planning Opportunities Seminar

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  Leading fund manager James Sym of Schroders Investment Management provided his thoughts on the implications of Brexit as well as highlighting some opportunities that are available in the European Investment Markets. The seminar also covered the introduction of the new residence nil rate band from April 2017 and its impact on estate and Inheritance…

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Auto-enrolment report provokes call for change

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A recent Citizens Advice report has highlighted the problem of people working in multiple jobs and failing to qualify for auto-enrolment despite earning over £10,000 a year in total. Women are more likely than men to miss out on having an auto-enrolled workplace pension, due to the higher likelihood of holding more than one job…

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One law for the rich and another for the poor?

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HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) high net worth unit has come under scrutiny as to whether or not it’s doing a good job The House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has led the way in criticising HMRC, stating that it needs to be more transparent about the work it does to show that high…

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6th April Tax Year Reminders

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Tax year beginning planning can be just as valuable as its more familiar year end counterpart. The run up to 5 April, with the Budget (and often Easter) intervening, can be a frenetic time for personal financial planning. All tends to go quiet once the new tax year begins, but the reality is that there…

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