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McPhersons News


McPhersons donate Xmas card fund to Emmaus Hastings

This year we are pleased to announce that we will donating our entire Christmas card fund to Emmaus Hastings and Rother. Read more...

New secure client file drop area

McPhersons clients can now use our new secure area for transferring files of up to 500mb. Due to upcoming GDPR regulations, we will no longer be using USB sticks or the equivalent. Read more...

McPhersons Tax E-News

Welcome to our monthly tax newswire. In this edition we will focus on the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget announcements. Please contact us if you wish to discuss any matters in this newsletter. Read more...

No more credit card payments to HMRC!

Important information – HMRC will not be accepting credit card payments after 12th January 2018. Read more...

Download your free Budget book here

McPhersons have summarised yesterday’s Budget and our book is available to download here.


Client Spotlight


What are your strategic goals?

For over 7 years, McPhersons client Martin Riley has been actively testing and refining a business planning tool that he believes will significantly help small business owners achieve their strategic goals. Read more...


Business News


Chancellor fails to deliver on OTS VAT recommendations

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) recently published its findings following a review intended to ensure the VAT system remains relevant. Read more...

Chasing outstanding debts from an individual or sole trader?

Outstanding payments can be a major headache for SMEs as they can have a significant effect on cashflow and seeking payment can take up time that would be better spent on running the business. Read more...

Simple by name, but not necessarily by nature

Earlier this year, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) introduced Simple Assessments for some taxpayers who have, until now, been required to complete Self-Assessment Tax Returns.


Class 2 and 4 NIC merger delayed until 6 April 2019

The abolition of Class 2 National Insurance Contributions (NIC) will now be delayed until 6 April 2019, according to a new written statement to the House of Commons. Read more...

Business rates to switch from RPI to CPI, saving SMEs billions of pounds

Businesses across the UK have welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to bring forward plans changing the way business rates are set by two years. Read more...

SMEs risk losing out on Christmas income totalling £2bn if they don’t accept cards

A new study has revealed that almost half of all shoppers will not spend money with a business this Christmas if it doesn’t provide facilities to pay by card. Read more...

Don’t forget the Self-Assessment deadline

While most people will be focused on the festive celebrations at this time of the year, businesses and their owners must not forget the all-important Self-Assessment deadline.



All About McPhersons


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01424 730000
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01424 730000
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