Hunt Smee & Co.
The Smart Accountants
Chartered Certified Accountants Based in Basildon, Essex
At Hunt Smee & Co, our partners provide a full range of professional accountancy services for a wide variety of individuals and small businesses.
We provide a large number of financial services ranging from business advice and development to taxation.
Whether it is business plans and forecasts, traditional tax and accounting services, your personal self-assessment return or limited company incorporation, you can be sure our accountants will approach the task with the precision and dedication you would expect from an established and highly trusted firm.
HMRC Latest News
Chancellor responds to OTS report on simplifying everyday tax for smaller businesses
The Chancellor and Financial Secretary to the Treasury thank the OTS and to respond to its report.
Treasury publishes Isle of Man VAT review
No evidence of aircraft VAT avoidance in the Isle of Man but further compliance checks should be implemented, finds Treasury review.
Finance Bill 2019-20: government publishes draft legislation
This legislation, which implements tax policies announced in recent fiscal events, continues the government’s commitment to a competitive and fair tax system.
Business Tax News
Guidance: Updates on VAT appeals
Check the list of VAT appeals that HMRC has lost, or partly lost, that could have implications for other businesses.
Guidance: Excise Movement and Control System: service availability and issues
Check the availability and any issues affecting the Excise Movement and Control System (EMCS) online service.
Correspondence: Letters to businesses about trade arrangements after the UK has left the EU
HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world highlighting actions they need to take before the end of the transition period.
Personal Tax News
Do your tax return before it drives you quackers, you’ve got one week to go!
HMRC is urging more than 3 million customers who have not yet submitted their 2018 to 2019 Self Assessment tax return to do so before the 31 January deadline.
HMRC highlights a decade of bizarre excuses and expense claims
With 2 weeks to go until the 31 January Self Assessment deadline, HMRC recaps the strangest and most imaginative excuses and expense claims received over the past 10 years.
'Get quacking' - with less than a month to go
HMRC is urging Self Assessment customers to complete their Self Assessment tax return before the 31 January 2020 deadline.