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The Springfords blog - 2013

15 Apr 20131 April 1973

1 April 1973

Forty years on and VAT is alive and well.  In just a generation, VAT has become one of the most important sources of revenue for the UK Exchequer.  But the date of introduction should have given some sort ... (more)

29 Mar 201331 March and all that

31 March and all that

This coming Sunday looks like it's going to be a busy one.  It's Easter after all; this being the first Sunday after the full moon following the Spring equinox. Being the last Sunday in March, it is also ... (more)

07 Mar 2013Wayne

Wayne's World

He has probably had better weeks. As if it wasn't bad enough to be missing from Tuesday night's starting line-up for what turned out to be ManU's exit from the Champions League, Wayne Rooney is hitting the front ... (more)

12 Feb 2013It

It's enough to give you palpitations

Having had HM Revenue & Customs on his back for more than 7 years, Dr Samadian has lost his protracted battle over his business mileage claims.  The First-Tier Tribunal did not accept that his home office could be ... (more)

06 Feb 2013Your Tax Adviser Needs You

Your Tax Adviser Needs You

First it was 12.12.12 and then it was 31.01.13 and by now both have come and gone … and life goes on.  But has the ‘inner peace’ that HMRC promised arrived with you? Among the debris in the aftermath of ... (more)

15 Jan 2013A belated Happy (and .......................)        New Year to you and yours

A belated Happy (and .......................) New Year to you and yours

And what happier note on which to start the new year than the news that Accountants are the most trusted source of business advice.  You heard it here first. A fifth of the businesses surveyed said they are more ... (more)

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