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Construction Industry Reverse Charge VAT: Q & A

Later this year changes to the VAT system will come into effect that will have an impact on many businesses operating in the construction sector. These changes will add an additional layer of complexity to the already complex system of VAT in the construction sector. Here we look in more detail at how these changes will work.


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Matthew Sutton appears on KMTV

Burgess Hodgson Partner Matthew Sutton was pleased to join Chris Price on KMTV last night.

Catch up on all the latest business news from across the county here: https://bit.ly/2YAj36W

#KMTV #BurgessHodgsonCharteredAccountants #business #Kent

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East Kent Ploughing Match

Burgess Hodgson are delighted to once again be at the East Kent Ploughing Match.

Join us on Wednesday 25th September 2019, from noon onwards for delicious canapes by Mama Feel Goods and drinks by Alberry’s Wine Bar.

J Weir & Sons and Ledger Farms Ltd at West Court Farm, Shepherdswell, CT15 5PZ

For further details and admissions please visit www.ekpma.co.uk 

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Property Seminar

Burgess Hodgson will be running a Property Seminar on Wednesday 18th September 2019 at the Cathedral Lodge, The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EH.

Registration will start at 7.30am with breakfast & refreshments. The presentation will begin at 8am and finish at 10am.

For more details or if you would like to attend please email us at: marketing@burgesshodgson.co.uk

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Ladies Networking

Burgess Hodgson are excited to hold our first ever Ladies Networking event on Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

6.30pm – 8.30pm

Macknade’s Food Hall, Selling Road, Faversham, ME13 8XF

We would love for you to join us, please contact us at marketing@burgesshodgson.co.uk to attend.

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Curtis Stigers in Concert

Burgess Hodgson are proud to be sponsoring Curtis Stigers’ concert playing at St. Edmund’s Festival 2019.

Curtis Stigers will play on Wednesday 26th June, the exciting first night of the week long festival, at 7.30pm.

For information please visit: www.stedmundsfestival.org.uk

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Introducing our new Partner

Already an integral part of the firm, it is with great pleasure we announce our talented Associate Ben Houston has now been appointed Partner.

Ben began his career as a trainee with us in 2011 and has continued to show his commitment and talent as his career progressed within Burgess Hodgson.

Our Senior Partner Steve Sutton commented:

“Ben has shown dedication and his progress within the firm is very well deserved. We welcome him as our new Partner and being a part of the future of Burgess Hodgson”.

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Our Spring Statement 2019 Summary

The Chancellor’s 2019 Spring Statement gave the government the opportunity to consider the longer-term fiscal challenges ahead of Brexit, and initiate consultations on how these can be addressed.

Following this, Burgess Hodgson have put together a PDF which provides an overview of the updated forecasts for the UK economy and public finances, which we trust you will find useful.​

Click here to download our Spring Statement 2019 Summary

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Canterbury Wine Festival

Burgess Hodgson are proud to be the headline sponsor for the Inaugural Canterbury Wine Festival 2019, celebrating Kent’s award-winning wines at Westgate Hall on Saturday 22nd June.

We would be delighted to see you there, for more information and to book tickets click here.


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HMRC publish details on postponed VAT accounting on ‘no deal’ Brexit

HMRC have published further details on how import / export procedures will change should a ‘no deal’ Brexit occur on the 29 March 2019. This guidance has been set out in a letter issued to many businesses in the last few days – the full text of the letter can be viewed at: https://bit.ly/2J05CtU  

Proposed changes to VAT arising on a ‘no deal’ Brexit are a significant relaxation to the current VAT rules – these changes are known as postponed accounting. Currently where goods are imported to the UK from outside the EU they are required to pay UK VAT when these goods arrive in the UK. This currently presents a cash flow challenge for businesses as this VAT is not generally recovered for several months.


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