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21 Aug 2019

New 30-day payment window for Capital Gains Tax on residential property

Due to be brought in from April 2020 subject to there being no further delays, is the new procedure for paying capital gains tax (CGT) on the sale of residential properties.

12 Aug 2019

Landlords Beware - Continuing Changes to EPC Regulations!

Being a landlord comes with responsibility to ensure your tenants are living safely. One such responsibility which is seemingly subject to ever tightening regulations, is getting an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for your property.

19 Jul 2019

Three decades for Accountants Lynne, Pat & Kevin of Sheards Accountancy

It’s a cold Monday morning in January 1984. Lynne steps into the office on Kirkgate opposite the Pack Horse and sets to work alongside the shorthand typists. Fast forward to 2019, and our long-standing receptionist is celebrating 35 years as a crucial member of the Sheards Accountants team!

17 Jul 2019

Replacement furniture relief - how does it work?

Remember the old 10% wear and tear allowance on furnished properties, allowing a deduction each year to be offset against rental income? Well it’s now been three years since it was replaced by the Replacement Relief.

17 Jul 2019

VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services

HMRC’s new VAT domestic Reverse Charge for building and construction services comes in to effect from 1st October 2019 and will have a huge impact upon how VAT is accounted for in the construction sector.

01 Jul 2019

Sheards selected to join nationwide network of Handpicked Accountants

As a leading accountancy firm based in Huddersfield, offering expert advice and cloud accounting services to businesses and individuals across West Yorkshire, Sheards Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors have been selected to join Handpicked Accountants.

24 Jun 2019

The end of lettings relief?

Officially announced in the 2018 budget and still yet to be passed through Parliament, although this does seem to be a simple rubber stamping process, lettings relief is due to come to an end on 5 April 2020.

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