BR Blog

We're all about communication at Barnes Roffe, especially when it comes to our clients and contacts: existing or potential. For this reason we have set up our 'Blog Spot'. To help you to get to know our team, recognise our motivations and more importantly feel confident in the strategies we promote.We post here regularly, to help give you the insight and understanding you need to take every market change in your stride.

August 12, 2013

Planning for progress

This month the Wallace family, with dog, less cat, jumped into the car and headed north to Scotland for our summer holiday.
August 01, 2013

Tax Avoidance? Surely not!

Anyone following stories about tax in the media will be well aware of the criticism being handed out by politicians to big business for not paying ‘enough tax’.  Some firms produce accounts which show large accounting profits but seem to pay little or no tax.
July 24, 2013

Summer’s here and the time is RTIght…

Part and parcel of our job is managing the audit timetable around the needs and requirements of our clients – and I’m happy to say the breadth of our team here at Barnes Roffe means that we are nearly always able to accommodate.
July 15, 2013

Strangely familiar?

Some of the following may seem strangely familiar:- • A shambolic budget; • rises in indirect taxes; • rises in petrol duties; • arguments over the top rate of income tax; • National Health charging causing ministerial tension whilst defence spending is increased; • seemingly pointless or even harmful tinkering with capital allowances for business;. . .
June 24, 2013

Are there any tax benefits of getting married?

As someone that has very recently had the pleasure of walking down the aisle, the constant question that nags us all is: “Are there any tax benefits of getting married?” Ok, I agree that is possibly the last thing on people’s minds, though it is a question that is commonly asked.
June 18, 2013

Tax evasion hotline?

An article in Saturday’s Times newspaper caught my eye and reminded me of one thing about my time as a Tax Inspector.  The article was about HMRC’s ‘Tax Evasion Hotline’ which they have set up to receive calls from members of the public regarding suspected tax-evasion.
June 17, 2013

It’s just not cricket

In the news last week an Australian cricketer punched an English cricketer in the face.
June 13, 2013

Oh great!!!!!!

Who would be a tax advisor these days? Anyone following reports in the media will have noticed tax advisors getting a bashing for the ‘morally dubious’ practice of giving clients tax advice.
June 10, 2013

Fresh fields

This month marks a new chapter in the history of Barnes Roffe’s Dartford office.
June 05, 2013

Iceland goes to Florida

A few weeks ago, I presented a seminar on benefits that can be given to employees free of tax and NIC and by coincidence, I found myself reading in The Times that Iceland (the supermarket chain, not the country) has run into trouble with the Taxman over just such an issue.
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