London – Tourist & Business Capital

London – Tourist & Business Capital

I see in the news that London had 16.8m visitors during 2013 which is an increase of 1.3m over the previous year.  For those of us that live and work in London we know what a vibrant, multinational and busy city it is. We have also for many years welcomed businesses from overseas seeking access to markets within the United Kingdom and often using this Read more…

Here’s to a successful Brazil 2014!

Here’s to a successful Brazil 2014!

At Wilder Coe Ltd, we have many colleagues from all parts of the United Kingdom and much further afield. Being largely based in London, we reflect the cosmopolitan nature of our city. This morning however, some of my colleagues may be forgiven for being less than excited than the rest of us at the announcement of the England Squad for the World Cup Finals.  Today Read more…

Tax That – Buyer beware the Tax avoidance scheme

Tax That – Buyer beware the Tax avoidance scheme

So today we’re all hearing that Gary Barlow and two of his friends from Take That may have to repay a great deal of tax.  We have also been served with a reminder that tax avoidance of the sort that they took part is not in itself illegal, but that tax evasion is the real crime. Notice that I said “may have to repay this Read more…

Unpaid Tax: An Unfair Pursuit?

Unpaid Tax: An Unfair Pursuit?

Today’s revelation in the press was that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) want to go straight to our bank account to collect unpaid tax. Of course we should all pay our tax on time; and in actual fact many of us as employees have no choice in the matter as the tax is deducted from our wages before we receive it. The surprise might be for Read more…