Blog

29 Mar 2019

It’s all about change!

There seems to be a common theme in our series of agriculture articles in the build up to the Devon County Show. That theme is change!

28 Mar 2019

Lots of potential in deer and beef cattle farming

It’s not all doom and gloom for the agriculture sector as recent investment and research highlights that farmers can take advantage of a shift in the markets.

27 Mar 2019

Farming Union Voices Concern Over Limited Partnership Proposals

In 2017 there was the introduction of a requirement for limited partnerships to submit confirmation of their status to the government annually.

26 Mar 2019

What Is The Outlook For Rural Property Investments?

The return on let rural property has increased from 10.41% up to 12.33% in 2017, according to the latest Rural Property Index published by property consultants Bidwells.

25 Mar 2019

Higher food prices along with a shortage of labour- what needs to be done in the agriculture sector?

Currently, it is a very tough climate for individuals and businesses in the agriculture sector.

24 Mar 2019

Ammonia emissions: what does the agriculture industry need to do?

DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) has announced that in order for the agricultural industry to meet the “clean air strategy” it has to reduce its ammonia emissions.

13 Mar 2019

Funding post brexit for farmers and businesses in the agriculture sector

The environment secretary, Michael Gove, has announced further details about funding, specifically for agri-environment schemes, post Brexit.

05 Mar 2019

Helping people in the Agriculture sector be proactive for any outcome of Brexit!

The department for exiting the European Union has published a set of papers to help businesses prepare for Brexit, specifically a no deal.

09 Nov 2017

Peplows Invited To Join List Of UK’s Top Accountants

We are delighted to announce that Peplows Chartered Accountants have been included in a new list of featuring some of the UK’s very best accountancy firms - Handpicked Accountants.

25 Sep 2017

Changes to information requirements about people with significant control

In 2016 UK companies and UK limited liability partnerships (LLPs) were required to keep a register of people with significant control (PSC register) and to file relevant information at Companies House.

25 Sep 2017

New criminal offence for companies and partnerships

The Criminal Finances Act was passed by Parliament before the General Election and comes into force on 30 September 2017.

01 Sep 2017

Trust Register

It is now a requirement that all trusts that “have a tax consequence” in the year must register online with HMRC.

07 Apr 2017

What’s changing in the new tax year – from 6 April 2017?

Information on the changes to personal or business tax structures coming into affect from 6th April.

13 Mar 2017

Key Points from the Spring Budget

On 8 March, Chancellor Philip Hammond set out changes to the government’s taxation income and expenditure in his Budget, many of which will have an impact on the way the UK’s small businesses operate in the future.

03 Mar 2017

65% of SME Businesses Not Ready for Tax Digitalisation

Peplows is a member of the UK200Group, the UK’s leading membership association of independent chartered accountancy and law firms

13 Feb 2017

Residential property interest from April 2017

The restrictions on residential property interest will soon start to apply. As the legislation introducing these changes is now fully in place, we are writing to you to illustrate how the restrictions will work and what to particularly watch out for.

03 Feb 2017

Are You Ready For Digital Tax in 14 Months?

As you may be aware, HMRC is planning for the majority of businesses in the UK to pay their tax digitally from April 2018, 14 months from now, and has published draft legislation and more detail into what this will mean and how it will affect small businesses.

13 Jan 2017

What Challenges and Opportunities Face Farmers in 2017?

As 2016 came to a close, our thoughts inevitably turned to the year ahead and what it holds.

24 Nov 2016

What Will Change for Your Business?

Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday issued his first Autumn Statement to Parliament, in which he set out the government’s fiscal policy objectives, including a £23 billion investment in infrastructure over the next five years to combat a lack of unaffordable housing, the UK’s low productivity and revised-down growth forecasts.

04 Nov 2016

Digitisation of Tax ‘Harder on Small Businesses’

In preparation for its ‘Making Tax Digital’ project, HMRC is in the final stages of its official consultation period with the business community.

13 Oct 2016

National Minimum Wage: How Does the Increase Affect You?

As the National Minimum Wage for young people in the UK has been increased by the government, we look at what the changes mean for employers, and some of the common mistakes made by business owners.

21 Sep 2016

Workplace Pension

Did you know that the law states that employees must be able to obtain a Workplace Pension when working for an organisation in the UK?

31 Aug 2016

Property letting - understanding the new rules

Buy to let landlords of UK residential properties have been bombarded with tax changes in the last year. As a consequence many will need to rethink their broad and detailed tax strategies on their investments.

31 Aug 2016

Director-shareholders and loan transactions

This briefing details the tax issues that surround loans to director-shareholders and loans from director-shareholders to their companies.