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Annual Christmas Video 2021/22

Annual Christmas Video 2021/22

Can I be Frank? Nick Forsyth sheds some light on this year’s Christmas Play Last year we took to Zoom to bring you an online extravaganza as social distancing wasn’t allowing us to do anything else and as we approach Christmas, it seems that we might be coming back...

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Tax (Administration & Maintenance) Day

Tax (Administration & Maintenance) Day

On 30 November 2021, the Government released a number of documents and consultations giving a first look at proposals intended to be considered in the coming months and years. One of the major areas in which decisions were made was for Capital Gains Tax. The Office of...

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The Lambert Chapman Charity Quiz Night returns

The Lambert Chapman Charity Quiz Night returns

After a year’s break as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lambert Chapman LLP Charity Quiz Night was held on Thursday 2 December at Braintree Golf Club where teams were competing to win the coveted trophy.  Our quiz has been held for a number of years and is...

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Our Opening Hours over the Festive Period 2021/22

Our Opening Hours over the Festive Period 2021/22

With Christmas fast approaching, here are the Lambert Chapman LLP office opening times for over the festive period: Thursday December 23rd 2021 Office Closed from 1pm Christmas Eve (24th December 2021) CLOSED Monday December 27th 2021 CLOSED Tuesday December 28th 2021...

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Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties

As we quickly approach the festive season, it is always a good time to recap on the tax reliefs which are available for staff entertaining. Generally, all staff entertaining will be an allowable tax deduction for the employer but there may be a charge to taxation on...

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Christmas Gifts to Staff

Christmas Gifts to Staff

Many firms will provide a Christmas bonus to staff. Often this will be in cash which will be taxable and will normally be processed through the payroll. However, small, low value gifts of goods to employees will normally be tax free if they fall within the trivial...

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Autumn Budget Comments from John Smith-Daye

Autumn Budget Comments from John Smith-Daye

As I have suggested before, it is more and more difficult to identify anything significant from a Budget Speech that has not been leaked or explained in detail beforehand. The Deputy Speaker commented on this too – she was not very happy that the Press get to know...

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Autumn Budget 2021 Predictions by Paul Short

Autumn Budget 2021 Predictions by Paul Short

Nostradamus Revisited In February this year I broke with my convention and predicted what the Chancellor would announce in his Spring Budget. I reckoned that allowances would be frozen and this proved to be precisely what the Chancellor announced, indeed freezing many...

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