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February Newsletter

Welcome to the monthly newsletter from Slaters, where it's our aim to keep you up to date with our latest news, as well as what’s happening in the market place.

January is always one of our busiest times, so with February now upon us we are looking forward to the rest of the year.

If you have any questions or need to speak to a member of the team then please do not hesitate to contact us on 01782 566101

Job Opportunity: Tax Assistant 


We are looking to recruit a Tax Assistant to join our loyal and committed team here at Slaters.  Full job and person specifications can be found on our website (or by clicking the 'read more' below).
If you feel the role could be for you, or you know of anyone who may be suitable, and you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please contact our HR consultant, Jayne Phillips on 07909115381.

State Pension Changes


From 6 April 2016 the new flat rate State Pension will be introduced, which is expected to be around £150 a week.  

Pension Wise


The government has announced the launch of ‘Pension wise’ which will offer free and impartial guidance to people on the new pension freedoms which comes into effect in April

Pre 2009 cars get extra relief


If your business bought a car costing more than £12,000 prior to April 2009, the writing down allowance has been restricted to £3,000 a year 

Government publishes guidance on new 'Fit for Work' service


The Government has published guidance on its new Fit for Work service, which aims to help tackle the problem of long-term sickness absence.
 

Government wants suggestions for Budget 2015


HM Treasury is encouraging groups, individuals and representative bodies to submit their ideas for consideration in advance of Budget 2015.

HMRC warn of phishing email scam


HMRC are warning taxpayers to be wary of the latest in a long line of email phishing scams that claims taxpayers have ‘made mistakes while completing their last tax form application’.
HMRC have updated their list of phishing email scams to include the latest bogus email being circulated. According to HMRC:

‘the email contains a link which should not be clicked as it may direct you to a phishing site or contain malware. Do not respond to this email. Forward it to phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk then delete it.’ 

Tax Diary


Click here to view the key dates in the Tax Diary for February and March.

CONTACT US


If you have any questions about any of the items in this newsletter or want to speak to one of the team then do not hesitate to Contact Us on:
Tel: 01782 566101
Email: Contact@SlatersCA.co.uk
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