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RESCHEDULED Charity & Not For Profit Update Seminar

Following the postponement of this seminar on 1st March due tot he severe weather conditions, we are pleased to announce that we have now rescheduled the event for WEDNESDAY 16th MAY 2018. 

Burgess Hodgson and Furley Page invite you to an update for the Charity & Not for Profit sector on a variety of topics, ideal for charity trustees and finance professionals alike.

Presented by:

Mark Laughton FCCA CTA, Burgess Hodgson – Accounting Update

Aaron Spencer LLB TEP, Furley Page – The Governance Code for Charities

Carolyn Sims, Charity Bank – Funding

GUEST SPEAKER:
Peter Lansley  – Canterbury & District Samaritans

When: Wednesday 16 May 2018

Time: Registration and breakfast from 7:30am (finish by 10am)

Where: Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Free of charge

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Charity & Not for Profit Seminar POSTPONED

Due to the severe weather conditions we have had to postpone our Charity Seminar at the Canterbury Cathedral Lodge on 1st March 2018

We will be arranging and announcing an alternative date shortly.

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HMRC: The Requirement to Correct – Offshore Accounts

HMRC have introduced new legislation called “The Requirement to Correct”, which requires UK taxpayers to ensure that all their foreign income and assets, where tax may be payable, have been declared to HMRC  BEFORE the 30th September 2018.

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RTC Information

 

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Payroll End of Year Factsheet 2017/18

Find our Payroll End of Year Factsheet on the link below to help guide you through the relevant information:

Payroll 2017 18 End of Year Changes Factsheet (more…)

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Charity & Not For Profit Update Seminar

Burgess Hodgson and Furley Page invite you to an update for the Charity & Not for Profit sector on a variety of topics, ideal for charity trustees and finance professionals alike.

Presented by:

Mark Laughton FCCA CTA, Burgess Hodgson – Accounting Update

Aaron Spencer LLB TEP, Furley Page – The Governance Code for Charities

Andrew Jesson, Charity Bank – Funding

GUEST SPEAKER:
Peter Lansley  – Canterbury & District Samaritans

When: Thursday 1 March 2018

Time: Registration and breakfast from 7:30am (finish by 10am)

Where: Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Free of charge

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VAT: Is Your Vehicle a Car or a Van?

For some time now there has been a restriction, or ‘block’, on the recovery of input tax incurred on cars. There are a few exceptions to this that have crept in over the years, driving schools, taxis, and hire cars may have the VAT recovered as their use can be clearly shown as being wholly for the business – the same can apply to ‘pool’ or demonstrator cars.

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Top ten tips for a VAT inspection

What do you do when the VAT man knocks on your door? Don’t panic, says Burgess Hodgson’s Greg Mayne, who here outlines his top ten tips for dealing with a VAT inspection. (more…)

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Will your VAT payment be fast enough?

Faster payment of VAT

When a business fails to submit and pay its VAT return on time it may attract a default surcharge, a percentage penalty that is based on the amount of VAT that is paid late.

Where there is a ‘reasonable excuse’ for the delayed payment then HMRC may reconsider and withdraw the surcharge. If the business is unsuccessful at that stage but still feels strongly enough about their case, they may take the appeal to a formal Tribunal and allow an independent process to review and decide the matter.

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HMRC are changing their VAT Portal

Please take note: it’s not all about LOVE this Valentines Day!

HMRC have recently confirmed that from 14 February 2018 the current platform used to submit VAT Returns electronically, the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) will be decommissioned and replaced with a new platform.

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Burgess Hodgson Raise £7,500 for Canterbury Wheelchair Rugby

The staff at Burgess Hodgson have once again broken their own yearly fundraising record, managing to donate £7,500 to the local Canterbury ‘Hellfire’ Wheelchair Rugby Club. 

The Club are very proud to be the only Club in Kent offering this Paralympic sport which is an exciting fusion of ice hockey, handball and rugby. However, following a review of Olympic funding post Rio 2016, Wheelchair Rugby had its funding cut entirely which has left many of the clubs suffering a funding crisis just to continue training each week.

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