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Cottons London secure £250,000 tax credit using R&D Scheme

Cottons London secure £250,000 tax credit using R&D Scheme

We are delighted to announce that we have helped one of our clients secure a £250,000 tax refund using the Research and Development Tax Relief scheme.
Tax Free Childcare – Last Chance……

Tax Free Childcare – Last Chance……

Since our article at the end of last year, HMRC have extended the deadline before the childcare voucher scheme is closed to new entrants. Rather than the scheme closing at the end of March 2018, HMRC extended this to 30 September 2018. Hence the good news is that although becoming tight there is still just […]
Research and Development Cash Injection….

Research and Development Cash Injection….

One of the benefits from the Research and Development (R&D) tax relief is that it provides support not only for profitable companies but also those companies who may also be struggling to make ends meet.
Understanding your business’s true potential.

Understanding your business’s true potential.

As many businesses have discovered, growth not only takes a strong vision but also a clear business strategy. The difficulty in building this strategy occurs in navigating an ever-changing financial environment.
A Guide to Good Bookkeeping

A Guide to Good Bookkeeping

Small business owners are often required to wear many hats, overseeing a range of tasks from project management to customer service and everything in between. The multitude of responsibilities for those at the helm of SMEs can be time-consuming and often overwhelming.
VAT: Flat Rate vs Standard Rate Schemes

VAT: Flat Rate vs Standard Rate Schemes

VAT: Flat Rate vs Standard Rate Schemes Value Added Tax is a sum of tax paid against the value of an item. The VAT figure is added to the cost of most commercial transactions and it’s become so familiar that it often gets overlooked.
Making Tax Digital In a Nutshell

Making Tax Digital In a Nutshell

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a government initiative to revolutionise the tax system in the UK and bring it crashing into the 21st century.
Cottons July News Round Up

Cottons July News Round Up

With many of us in holiday mode throughout July, you could be forgiven for thinking that things may be slightly calmer at Cottons but, it’s the precise opposite.
Cottons’ Success with Estate Agents in London

Cottons’ Success with Estate Agents in London

Our accountants in London have gained a reputation for the go to when it comes to accounting for Estate Agents in the city. Here’s why…
Ignoring Auto-Enrolment? Read On…

Ignoring Auto-Enrolment? Read On…

Between fines and catch up bills, if you haven’t enrolled your staff yet but should have then you need to get moving. Here’s what you need to know.
35 Years of Cottons

35 Years of Cottons

Since its beginnings as a small accountancy firm in based in Daventry, Cottons Chartered Accountants has grown and now supports hundreds of businesses across the Midlands and the South with 4 branches and over 70 staff.
The secret to getting an amazing accountant at a local rate…

The secret to getting an amazing accountant at a local rate…

When it comes to selecting an accountancy firm, businesses can feel a little overwhelmed by the range of choice presented on the local market. It is easy to be intimidated by approaching a larger accounting firm.

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