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Budget Review Seminars

We are delighted to be able to welcome all of our friends back to our first face to face seminars since 2020. Coincidently, the subject of our last, pre Covid seminar, was the 2020 Budget, a lot has changed since then! Registration Link Lisburn 21 March Registration Link Lurgan 22 March We anticipate that Jeremy…
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Xero Demo Video

Xero have kindly helped us to produce a Co Branded video.  It briefly demonstrates how Xero can help you streamline your finance function, we hope that you enjoy it. [embed]https://mcclearyaccountants.com/videos/McCleary-Company-Ltd-Xero-demo.mp4[/embed]
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Tax when selling your home

According to HMRC, you would normally have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on any gain you make if you dispose of: a dwelling house (which can include a house, flat, houseboat or fixed caravan) which is your home; part of a dwelling house which is your home; or part of the garden attached to…
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Gender Pay Gap Reporting obligations

The full details of which organisations are required to report on gender pay gap data are published by the Government Equalities Office. The latest statutory guidance was updated 9 January 2024. An abstract of the definitions of who needs to report is set out in statutory guidance at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/gender-pay-gap-reporting-guidance-for-employers/who-needs-to-report. The opening summary is reproduced below:…
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Competitive disadvantages

The new Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act mandates that small companies and micro-entities will have to file at Companies House accounts, that for the first time, will need to include a profit and loss account. Apparently, there is concern that a registered, smaller concern has not previously been required to file reports that disclose…
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Providing living accommodation to employees

If you provide free accommodation to employees the deemed benefit is taxable, and you will have to pay Class 1A NIC based on the value of the benefit provided. What’s exempt? You will not have to report the cost to HMRC if any of the following apply: If it is domestic or personal. Accommodation is…
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