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Tax oddity for High Earners

This advisory article is for high-earners in the £100,000 -£118,880 salary bracket who have been caught by an oddity of the personal allowance tax system.

Daisy's Dream

Vale & West is building a ‘daisy-chain’ to lend a hand to Daisy’s Dream

Free advice to small businesses

Reading-based chartered accountants Vale & West are looking forward to providing free advice to small businesses in the Thames Valley.

Accountants with zest

Zest – that inspiring mix of liveliness, enthusiasm and enjoyment – may not be a word linked to most accountants, but we are happy to be associated with it.

Don’t get swept away by troubled cashflows

The economic recovery is set for the long haul – survival tactics are required, and that means ‘cash becomes king.'

Put us to the test!

We have won our place as locally respected Chartered Accountants through proven performance over many years.

HMRC set some real-time payroll problems

From next April, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs will introduce Real Time Information (RTI).

Tradition and Progress

Vale and West was founded 120 years ago. Queen Victoria was on the throne, Gladstone had just resigned as Prime Minister, the 1894 Budget had introduced death duties.

Tax specialist gives herself a taxing year

Tax specialist Valery Montagnon-Jones has set a charity fundraising target and given herself a mountain to climb...

Straight talking!

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Are you paying too much Tax?

Millions of businesses and individuals regularly pay too much tax - Kathryn Cutts explains.

Starting out in business?

Wondering what to do first? What next? This handy checklist will help.

Thinking of selling your business?

Let Jason Pyke show you how to make it more attractive to potential buyers.

Recession fuels startup boom

Despite the bleak economic outlook, a new generation of ‘austerity entrepreneurs’ appears to be showing its resilience.

The Benefits, or not... of having children

If you have children, you are already blessed with riches beyond value... but in future you may not receive child benefit.