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How do I …. reduce my exposure to tax?

Tax isn’t just for January! Once upon a time, in a faraway land, Prince Charming and Cinderella have just paid their January tax bills…..they look at each other and slump back in their thrones and agree that they are pleased that they don’t need to think about tax again until January next year........... Read more...

Academies Fight to Stay Afloat as Reserves Crisis Looms

Eight out of ten academies are running at a deficit as they battle to hold on to their dwindling resources, according to an influential report co-authored by a North-East expert in school finance. Read more...

Government Gateway Changes may affect SAGE users

Government Gateway Changes may affect SAGE users. The government gateway that many businesses use to make online submissions for VAT Returns, CIS Returns and EC sales lists is to be decommissioned on 14 February 2018. Read more...

Clive Owen Corporate Finance Team Demonstrates It's Dealing Power

Clive Owen Corporate Finance Team Demonstrates It's Dealing Power  Read more...

Going for Growth Business Finance Event

Going for Growth Business Finance Event Read more...

Teescraft Engineering Snaps Up Counterpart

Teescraft Engineering has bought the entire issued share capital of a £5m-turnover counterpart for an undisclosed sum. Read more...

Beneficial Outcome - When Working with Ian Farmer on Their Disposal

We have worked closely with Ian Farmer and supporting this disposal has been a particularly satisfying experience because the outcomes have been so beneficial for everyone involved. Read more...

High earners - don’t get caught out by a pensions tax charge

High earners - don’t get caught out by a pensions tax charge Read more...

Top tips for preparing your own tax return over Christmas!

Top tips for preparing your own tax return over Christmas! Read more...

Tax changes down the road for company vehicles

Tax changes down the road for company vehicles Read more...

New partner hits the right notes

New partner hits the right note at Clive Owen LLP chartered accountants. Read more...

Employee tax implications of using an employer’s asset – a change in rules!

Employee tax implications of using an employer’s asset – a change in rules! Read more...

Paying your tax bill by credit card – time is running out!

Paying your tax bill by credit card – time is running out! Read more...

Reducing landlords tax relief on mortgage interest – the impact is greater than you might think!

Reducing landlords tax relief on mortgage interest – the impact is greater than you might think! Read more...

BEEP project - Energy efficiency grant funding opportunity for County Durham

BEEP project - Energy efficiency grant funding opportunity for County Durham Read more...

The Latest Telephone Based Scam

The Latest Telephone Based Scam Read more...

Autumn Budget 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 Read more...

Accounting professional Clive Owen has been recognised with a lifetime achievement award

Accounting professional Clive has been recognised with a lifetime achievement award Read more...

A fish and seafood wholesale business is riding a fresh wave of demand after securing investment for growth.

A fish and seafood wholesale business is riding a fresh wave of demand after securing investment for growth. Read more...

Healthy investment helps the Tofoo Co grow

Healthy investment helps the Tofoo Co grow Read more...

Durham welcomes Claudine our new Tax Manager

A business advice and accountancy firm celebrating 20 years in Durham has appointed a new tax manager. Read more...

£35,000 ‘found’ by Clive Owen Managed Services (COMS) team for new client!

£35,000 ‘found’ by Clive Owen Managed Services (COMS) team for new client! Read more...

HMRC collects extra £3.4bn from SMEs following VAT Enquiries

HMRC collects extra £3.4bn from SMEs following VAT Enquiries  Read more...

R&D tax relief – HMRC back track on reimbursed expenses

R&D tax relief – HMRC back track on reimbursed expenses Read more...

Brewing up success with Let's Grow

The award-winning Wensleydale Brewery is set to increase production and move into new premises after securing funding from Let’s Grow. Read more...

We are delighted to help support local GB Bobsleigh number 1 towards the 2018 winter Olympics

We are delighted to help support local GB Bobsleigh number 1 towards the 2018 winter Olympics Read more...

Tees Valley Apprentice Grants for Employers

Tees Valley Apprentice Grants for Employers Read more...

Finance experts have secured more than £25m worth of grants

FINANCE experts have secured more than £25m worth of grants boosting private sector growth and securing hundreds of jobs in the North.  Read more...

Making Tax Digital – The New Timetable

The delay in the implementation of the Government’s flagship quarterly reporting tax system, Making Tax Digital (MTD), has been welcomed by accountants, Clive Owen LLP. Read more...

Making Tax Digital – Delayed but not forgotten

Making Tax Digital – Delayed but not forgotten In a surprise move, the Government has announced their intention to digitalise the tax system is to be delayed.  Read more...

Going Digital and Developing

We welcomes the appointment of Bridget Charlton as Marketing Manager and she will be joined in the newly created position of Human Resources and Training Manager, by Caroline Bowerbank. Read more...

University helps company save money through innovation

A North-East company has been helped to save money on cutting-edge innovation thanks to help from Teesside University. Read more...

Tax relief on pension contributions

Tax relief on pension contributions Read more...

Deadlines are approaching

Deadlines are approaching Read more...

Third Dimension

It is essential to keep up to date with changes, not only those included in the yearly Finance Act, but also those announced by the Charity Commission and HM Revenue & Customs throughout the year. Further as the Charities Act and the Charities SORP are updated, so their impact needs to be considered.  Read more...

Salary Sacrifice – changes ahead

Salary Sacrifice – changes ahead Read more...

Chomping Through Treats for Charity

Fundraisers are enjoying the sweet taste of success after an office tuck shop raised hundreds of pounds for charity. Read more...

Making Tax Digital plans delayed by Government

Making Tax Digital plans delayed by Government Read more...

Cyber Fraud – are you prepared?

Cyber Fraud – are you prepared? Read more...

Current Grant Schemes - May 2017

Active Grant Schemes - North East and Yorkshire  Read more...

Cyber Fraud event

Joint event held on 25 April 2017 about Cyber Fraud. Read more...

Taking the next STEP

OWNERS of family businesses and people with a high net worth will find putting their affairs in order to be less taxing thanks to one of the best qualified practitioners in the country. Read more...

Swift turnaround for Beamish Transport

TRANSPORT experts, Beamish Transport are reaping the benefits after new logistics software boosted the drive towards efficiency. Read more...

Long-serving worker leads management buyout of Sunderland technology firm

The management team at Sunderland-based Communications and Internet Service Provider, NTE Limited, has completed the sale of its business, increasing its growth, securing employment of its current workforce and creating a significant number of new jobs. Read more...

FINANCE experts are helping schools manage their money as they come under pressure to save £3bn.

Academies Benchmark Report Read more...

Public sector bodies and off payroll workers

From 6 April 2017, public sector bodies will be responsible for determining whether workers not paid by the payroll are caught by the new off payroll worker rules. Read more...

Proposed rise in Class 4 NICs scrapped

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond and Prime Minister Theresa May have confirmed that these increases will not now take place and that there will be no increase in NICs rates this Parliament. Read more...

Budget in Brief

Spring Budget 2017 key tax announcements made on 8 March. Read more...