Category: NEWS

Beware of Text Scam

This week one of my clients was sent a text purportedly from HMRC saying that he was owed a tax refund. To complete the tax refund bank details would need to be filled in etc. Please be aware that this is a new scam and please don’t give anybody your bank details.

New Apprentice Thomas Arrives

This week our new apprentice Thomas has joined the practice after leaving Plymstock School with his A-Levels. Thomas will be helping us with the business administration and marketing on social media mainly.  We have sorted out the office for him this week and doesn’t it look tidy!        

St. Luke’s Donation

I was pleased to recently present a cheque for £100 to Nikki Keen at St. Luke’s, on behalf of my new clients.  Marslands donates £25 to either SSAFA or St. Luke’s for each new client.  Many thanks to our clients for your recommendations.

Marslands Press Release

Marslands charity fundraising for SSAFA and St. Luke’s has been published in both the Plympton Shopper and PPI news! Thank you to our clients for your recommendations.  

Marslands Deadlines

Every year I let my clients know well in advance what my deadline is for receiving their books so I can guarantee getting their tax return in on time. This year I have decided to have 2! This should help my workflow through the winter months flow better. 30/9/16 for accounts and tax returns 31/10/16…
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Happy New Tax Year

This week the new tax year started. Before finishing last tax year we did final dividend planning with clients to ensure they made the most of their allowances before the new 7.5% dividend tax came in. Also the new £5,000 dividend allowance came in and from now on all interest on your bank accounts will…
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New Living Wage

The new living wage rules come in today. If you employ anyone at or over 25 you need to pay them £7.20 per hour Living wage

2016 Plymouth Business Expo

Marslands were back on the networking trail on Thursday 10th March, exhibiting at the 2016 Plymouth Business Expo at Boringdon Park Golf Club. Michele and Zena were demonstrating cloud accounting software at the show.    

Personal Savings Allowance

Good news for many savers – Starting from 6 April 2016 the Personal Savings Allowance grants every basic-rate taxpayer £1,000 of savings income free from tax, with higher-rate taxpayers receiving a £500 allowance. Additional-rate taxpayers on the top 45% rate however won’t receive an allowance at all. Meanwhile, if your taxable income is less than…
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Celebrating 10 Years in Business

In January, Michele Marsland, owner of Marslands Accountants Ltd in Plympton celebrated 10 years in business. Marslands Accountants Ltd started off from a desk in Michele’s front room in 2006. Two years ago she purchased premises in Branson Court, Plympton to help with her expansion plans.   Last year Marslands expanded further with the addition…
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