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Introduction of the Dividend Tax – Why your tax return may be higher than expected

By | 2018-01-29T12:10:11+00:00 January 29th, 2018|

If you noticed your tax return being a little higher this year, here may be the reason: Many company owners pay themselves in the form of dividends, rather than a salary. However, in 2016 a new regulation was introduced called the ‘Dividend Tax Allowance’ whereby only the first £5,000 of your dividend payment will be

Last Minute Tax Return Help

By | 2018-01-25T13:44:52+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

The deadline for your 2016-17 tax return assessment is now only a week away, on Wednesday 31st January 2018. As the paper deadline has already passed (October 2017), you must now submit your assessment online. Not doing so, will mean you incur a penalty, unless you have exceptional reasoning and proof (such as a hospital

We’ve Been Nominated!

By | 2017-12-18T12:27:44+00:00 December 18th, 2017|

At Franks Accountants, we are devoted to supporting our local community and helping it thrive, and each year we try to do even more. This year, after letting our Facebook friends choose the charities we'd be supporting, we've provided our accountancy services totally free to The Wetherby Lions, as well as, Autism Angels. Our charitable

Never get caught out by Spam emails

By | 2017-12-18T12:31:22+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

Make Sure You're Savvy About Spam Emails As we approach Christmas and the festive season malware infections increase, so we want to make sure all our clients, family and friends know how to check if our emails are genuine. Hackers can often impersonate a company, leading to unsuspecting people giving away payment information or contracting a

Autumn Budget 2017 – The Highlights

By | 2017-12-18T13:54:19+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|

When the Autumn Budget is released the amount of information provided can often be overwhelming. So here you'll find the important highlights that could affect your business: From April 2018, personal allowance will rise in accordance with inflation, from £11,500 to £11,850. From April 2018, the basic rate threshold will be increased to £34,500, meaning an

GDPR – What is it and What does it mean for you?

By | 2017-11-23T12:34:40+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

You may have heard about the new legislation coming into effect soon called the GDPR, but what is it, and how will it affect you and your small business? What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and will replace the current Data Protection Act (DPA), standardising data privacy laws across Europe.  The

Our First 2017 Charity – The Wetherby Lions

By | 2017-11-23T12:40:20+00:00 August 28th, 2017|

About our Charitable donations At Franks Accountants, we are devoted to supporting our local community and helping it thrive. Last year, we supported the Our Angels, offering a donation for every new client we signed throughout 2016. However, this year, along with all the events we’re sponsoring, we’re providing our accountancy services to multiple charities!