Appleleaf celebrates ACCA qualification

Appleleaf Accountancy is delighted to announce that Stephanie Cornford is now a qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Anyone who has studied while working full-time will appreciate the amount of hard work, dedication and commitment that goes into gaining this recognised qualification, and we are really...

stamp duty land tax on non-residential properties

Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is payable in England and Northern Ireland on the purchase of property over a certain price. It applies equally to residential and non-residential properties, although the rates are different. Stamp duty land tax is devolved with land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) applying in...

workplace pension contributions rise takes effect

An increase in the minimum contributions employers and their staff must pay into their automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme took effect from 6 April 2019. From that date, the employer minimum contribution has risen from 2% to 3%, while the staff contribution also increased from 3% to 5%. As part...

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