DIY Investment Withdrawals
Many investors may decide to hold their chosen funds in an onshore or offshore investment bond “wrapper”. It has some unique options that make it particularly attractive to certain investors, especially higher rate tax payers who may at some point may want to withdraw up to 5% of their original investment each year, without any immediate income tax liability. Taking more than your 5% But what happens if you need to withdraw a larger sum than 5%? The dangers of DIY investment withdrawals are real and can often be costly. All your hard work with fund selection can get […]
New Business Partners: LAUDIS
Goringe Accountants is delighted and privileged to partner with LAUDIS Business Advisors, who help ambitious business owners and directors achieve extraordinary results. LAUDIS is a small group of highly experienced business advisors with many years direct experience in running successful companies. If you want your business to experience rapid growth and above average performance — or you’re considering selling and want to maximise the value on exit — John Panczak and Nick Richards can help. With more decades of experience between them than they care to mention, John and Nick act as non-executive directors and business consultants, helping with […]
New Subsidiary: Goringe Auditors Ltd.
Goringe Auditors Limited — a new subsidiary of Goringe Accountants — became official auditors in December 2013. The ICAEW — one of the bodies that govern financial audits in the UK — awarded the Goringe Auditors team a registration certificate, which means they’re now qualified to offer audits of financial statements. Nicky Goringe Larkin, Founder and Managing Director comments: Jacqui Waring, who underwent her accountancy training in the audit department at Deloitte, is heading up the new subsidiary. Having gained her ACA accounting qualification in 2007, she completed sufficient hours of statutory auditing to receive her ICAEW audit qualification. […]
British Accountancy Awards 2013 – Highly Commended
Goringe Accountants wins ‘Highly Commended’ accolade in the 2013 British Accountancy Awards The prestigious British Accountancy Awards took place in London at the end of November and saw the team at Goringe Accountants win ‘Highly Commended’ in the category of Independent Firm of the Year, South East England. The awards seek to reward firms that have provided the highest quality of service to their clients, adding significant competitive advantage. Since 2007, Founder and Managing Director, Nicky Goringe Larkin has focussed on exemplary service and customer contact to build her Reading- and London-based accountancy practice. By recruiting highly qualified and […]
Business Networking Evening at Lamborghini Pangbourne
Local accountancy practice stages free networking event Goringe Accountants Hosts Business Networking Evening at H.R.Owen Lamborghini in Pangbourne. Reading-based accountancy practice, Goringe Accountants, stages regular business networking events to help its clients make connections, forge alliances and win business. Tuesday 17th September, the team at Goringe Accountants hosted its free event at the Lamborghini Centre in Pangbourne. Over 30 clients, prospects and business associates gathered to network, make new business connections and meet potential clients, whilst enjoying canapés and drinks from Cutting Edge Catering. Claire Burdett from The Media Marketing Company gave a short talk on social media marketing, […]
Death and Taxes
Benjamin Franklin once famously said that the only two things that are certain in life are death and taxes. Unfortunately, in the case of inheritance tax, both can occur at the same time and have an equally devastating effect on your family. However, despite what you might read in the press, inheritance tax (IHT) is actually a voluntary tax and with some careful planning it is possible to reduce or avoid it. IHT is affecting more people than ever With the current IHT allowance set at £325,000 and the average UK property at £226,887 it’s not difficult to see […]
Dividends And Tax
Dividends for business owners One of the main forms of remuneration for limited company business owners is the dividends that they are awarded from their business. The following is a brief guide to dividends and tax. What is a dividend? A dividend is a payment made by a limited company to its shareholders. When a company earns a profit, it can either re-invest it in the business (called retained earnings / reserves), or it can distribute it to shareholders. A dividend is allocated as a fixed amount per share, with shareholders receiving a dividend in proportion to their shareholding. […]
Sage Business Expert
Nicky Goringe Larkin of Goringe Accountants becomes Sage Business Expert Business software and services provider Sage has launched its first ever online advocacy programme, and Reading-based accountancy practice owner Nicky Goringe Larkin has been head-hunted as one of the top UK business experts. The Sage Business Experts programme started in September 2012, when Sage recruited well-connected business people to join a group that supports and advises the UK business community via social media. Sage Business Experts Sage Business Experts come from businesses of all shapes and sizes, but they share one thing in common – a commitment to promoting […]
Goringe Accountants Celebrates 6 Year Anniversary
Business Networking Evening At Bentley Theale-based company, Goringe Accountants, stages regular business networking events to help its clients make connections, forge alliances and win business. Early in June 2013, the team at Goringe Accountants hosted a special evening to celebrate the company’s 6th anniversary. Over fifty clients and friends gathered at the Bentley Centre in Pangbourne to mingle with like-minded business owners, sip Champagne and enjoy canapés from Cutting Edge Catering. Six Years Of Success And Counting Director, Nicky Goringe Larkin gave a short talk on the history of Goringe Accountants, peppered with top tips for longevity in business. […]
Fixed Fees – Benefits & Risks
Fixed Fees When delivering a service, product or solution many businesses may offer a fixed fee. This makes it easy for the customer to understand how much they need to budget, and the service provider knows how much money they will receive. Fixed Fee Scenario Amelie would like a new kitchen, however she has fixed budget of £10,000. Luckily Gorgeous Kitchens Ltd sell and install kitchens, and Amelie really likes some of the designs. Sam from Gorgeous Kitchens Ltd presents some options to Amelie and she chooses the option that she likes that is within her budget. She places […]
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