The Latest News from Benson Accountants

March 18, 2024

Meet the Team - Chloe, Accounts Apprentice

Wondering what it's like to do an apprenticeship in accounting? In this interview, we explore Chloe's journey.

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March 7, 2024

Spring Statement 2024 - What It Means for You

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his ‘Budget for Long Term Growth’ on Wednesday 6 March 2024. His speech promised ‘more investment, more jobs, better public services and lower taxes’.

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November 24, 2023

Autumn Statement 2023

Jeremy Hunt delivered the Autumn Statement on 22 November 2023. His speech focused on growing the economy, reducing debt and measures to reduce inflation further, in line with its 2% target.

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July 18, 2023

Car Allowance Payments Are Not Subjected to National Insurance Contributions, According To Landmark Case.

UK Construction Companies Win Their Tax Appeal Case Against HMRC.

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May 2, 2023

E-mail Security Update

A comprehensive overview of email security that individuals and organizations should be aware of.

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March 29, 2023

Gary Lineker Wins £4.9m Tax Case Against HMRC.

The former England football player has won his long-running legal dispute in underpaid Income Tax and National Insurance.

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March 16, 2023

Spring Budget 2023

Summary of the measures announced

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March 8, 2023

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

The UK National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates are increasing for every age group from 1 April 2023.

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February 22, 2023

Four Things To Consider Before The End Of The 2022/ 2023 Tax Year

Our team has compiled a list of actions to consider before the 5th of April 2023 to help you prepare for the end of the 2022/ 2023 Tax year.

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November 17, 2022

The Autumn Statement 2022

A summary of the main announcements outlined by The Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt.

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September 26, 2022

Budget 2022: Implications for you

A summary of the tax changes announced by Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday 23 September as 'the mini budget'.

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August 3, 2022

We've Rebranded... The New Benson Accountants Brand & Website

It's a new era for Benson Accountants.

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August 1, 2022

The Cockermouth & District Agricultural Show, 2022.

The team did their best to stay dry as they attended The Cockermouth & District Agricultural Show, 2022.

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July 26, 2022

Lucy Harrison - Exam Success

Lucy has now embarked on the next step of her career journey to become a chartered tax advisor passing the first round of these exams in the summer of 2022.

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July 25, 2022

The Great Torpenhow Cheese Festival

Helping to make the inaugural Great Torpenhow Cheese Festival a reality, Benson Accountants were delighted to be one of the event's official sponsors.

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July 20, 2022

Benson Accountants Welcomes Three New Starts

The Benson team just keeps getting bigger and better with three new starts joining the team.

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June 13, 2022

The Cumberland Show

The Benson team had a fantastic day out at The Cumberland Show.

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June 2, 2022

Sue Blair Joins the Team

Benson Accountants are delighted to welcome Sue Blair to our expanding team.

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February 1, 2022

COVID-19 Restart Grant

The government are set to issue grants under a new scheme to support businesses in re-opening safely in April; called the Restart Grant scheme.

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October 1, 2021

Career Opportunities

As our practice continues to grow two exciting career opportunities have arisen to join our team.

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August 1, 2021

End of COVID-19 Government Support Schemes

The final grant claim window for the Self Employed Income Support were to be made by the 30th September 2021. This was the fifth round of grant that had been available to eligible self-employed per...

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February 1, 2021

VAT Domestic Reverse Charge

From 1 March 2021, if a business in the construction industry is registered for both VAT and CIS tax there is potentially a change in the way VAT is charged and collected on the supply of the servi...

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February 1, 2021

VAT Payment Deferral

VAT payments owing for periods between 20 March and 30 June 2020 which were deferred at the time, are due to be paid by 31st March 2021.

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January 1, 2020

Countryside Stewardship Scheme

The next application window for the Countryside Stewardship (CS) scheme is now open, giving farmers and land managers in England chance to prepare for the future and receive payment for environment...

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