Phone icon Call Us

News & Blogs

Keeping you up to date with the latest news and happenings in the worlds of accounting, tax and insolvency

Is it time to go electric? Zero charge for zero emissions car!

Zero charge for zero emission cars From 6 April 2020, the way in which carbon dioxide emissions for cars are measured is changing – moving from the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) (used for cars registered prior to 6 April 2020) to the Worldwide Light Testing Procedure...

Read More

Have you heard of ‘bed and breakfasting’ a director’s loan?

Directors’ loans – Beware of ‘bed and breakfasting’ It can make sense financially for directors of personal and family companies to borrow money, in the form of a director's loan, from the company, rather than from a commercial lender. Depending on when in the fina...

Read More

Does your business trade with the EU? You’ll need an EORI number after Brexit.

What is an EORI number and who needs one? An Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number will be needed for UK businesses to be able to continue to trade with the EU after the UK leaves the EU. If there is a no-deal Brexit In...

Read More

Tax Savings – when is a car a pool car?

Tax Savings - when is a car a pool car? Rather than allocating specific cars to particular employees, some employers find it preferable to operate a carpool and have several cars available for use by employees when they need to undertake a business journey. From a tax pe...

Read More

Tax credits – do I have to tell HMRC if my circumstances change?

Tax credits – do I have to tell HMRC if my circumstances change? Tax credits are benefit payments that are paid to people in work who are on a low income or have children. There are two tax credits – working tax credit (for those working but on a low income) and child ...

Read More

Here’s how to apply for tax-free childcare

Government childcare scheme – tax-free top-up Working parents can receive a tax-free top up from the Government to help with their childcare costs. The top up is worth £500 every three months (£2,000 a year). A higher top-up of £4,000 a year (£1,000 every three mon...

Read More

Closing a business – when a Members Voluntary Liquidation is beneficial

Closing a business – when a Members Voluntary Liquidation is beneficial Members Voluntary Liquidation (MVL) Although it is possible to strike off a company and for distributions made prior to dissolution to be treated as capital rather th...

Read More

Student loan deductions

Student loan deductions Employers fulfil many collection roles for HMRC, one of which is the collection of student loan repayments. There are now three types of student loans for which employer...

Read More

Electricity for electric cars – a tax-free benefit

Electric cars - a tax-free benefit. The Government is keen to encourage drivers to make environmentally friendly choices when it comes to choosing a car. As far as the company car tax market is concerned, the tax policy is used to drive behaviour. Therefore, rewarding driv...

Read More

Could you benefit from the marriage allowance?

The marriage allowance can be beneficial to married couples and civil partners on lower incomes. Claiming the marriage allowance is worth up to £238 in 2018/19 and £250 in 2019/20. Nature of the allowance The marriage allowance...

Read More

Quotemarks

What our customers have to say:

  • Arthur Boyd & Company prepare our annual accounts and provide assistance with book-keeping and management accounts as and when we require it. They make the process simple and hassle free and explain everything in detail. We liaise with them on a regular basis and find them prompt, efficient and easy to deal with. They provide advice on all sorts of matters such as pricing/margins, business expansion, director’s duties and tax implications of potential transactions, in clear, concise terms which are easy to understand.

    Mauds Ice Creams Ltd

  • "I found the process of winding up my company very easy and quick, thanks to your help and guidance. Throughout the process, your communication was prompt and clear."

    Director of an owner managed company, wound up by way of a CVL

  • "We have been with Arthur Boyd & Company from the very beginning. The staff are always friendly, professional and helpful. They have provided us with sound business and tax advice throughout the years, and really do go the extra mile to help. We are very happy clients and will continue to use their services."

    Bell family, hauliers & farmers

  • "I wish I had contacted the team at Arthur Boyd & Company earlier, but when I did, it was a weight off my shoulders. I thought I had no options, but they sorted out my financial issues and I can now get on with my life."

    Past IVA client

  • "Arthur Boyd & Company have worked very closely with us over the years. They do so much more than simply prepare our accounts and tax returns. We often phone them for advice or simply to sound out ideas. Their support has been invaluable."

    Fegan Transport Ltd

  • "Arthur Boyd & Company were a great source of comfort for me. I was going through a tough time with my finances and they really helped me get through it with their advice and guidance. I would recommend them to anyone."

    Past IVA client

Get in touch

Sign up for a free consultation

At Arthur Boyd and Company we pride ourselves on providing a hands on and personal approach, specifically tailored to your individual needs. To find out how we can help, contact us today for a free initial consultation.

Get in touch

Free Consultation
x

Free Consultation