Spring Statement 2022

Having stated there would only be one annual Budget the Spring Statement 2022 broke the mold with pressure from the press and public with rising energy and other living costs due to the conflict in Ukraine. He acknowledged the increased costs and inflation which are...

Autumn Budget 2021

It seems like the usual complaint that so much of the detail of the Autumn Budget 2021 has already been released, but the majority of that is of additional spending, with little on the tax consequences. It seemed the majority of the speech was actually blowing the...

Budget 2021

At the time of the last Budget the Chancellor could not have expected the Coronavirus crisis to be going on still and it feels like he has has had monthly mini Budgets ever since. The Budget 2021 did not surprise with continued support for the economy and an expected...

Coronavirus support update

As there have not been many changes recently it is a good time for a coronavirus support update. Changes may occur with the government announcement on lockdown easing on 22 February, and the Budget which follows on 3 March. The main areas affecting clients are as...

Filling in a W-8 BEN-E

Filling in a W-8BEN-E form to be able to trade with the US may seem quite a daunting task but having assisted clients with this it can be done reasonably easily with a little perseverance. The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is quite prescriptive in it’s...