It’s been a busy period for us with new joiners – we’d like to to introduce Freya Crofts who joins us as a trainee accountant. Freya will be working towards gaining her AAT Level 3 qualification at Babington college.
Derby hosted its annual 10k running event on 7th April and a team of Sibbalds employees took it upon themselves to face the challenge, with all participants successfully crossing the line within a very respectable 65 minutes.
We are proud to announce that Sibbalds are the official scoreboard sponsors of Nutbrook Cricket Club! The sponsorship deal runs for four years and features an advertising board under the scoreboard at the Arthur Fisher Memorial Ground, as well as one attached to the scorebox used for third team games.
We’re really pleased to welcome Shaun Freeman who joins us as a trainee accountant whilst studying towards his ACCA. He likes to keep fit and is currently looking into joining a local basketball team so if you can help then please let us know. If you spot him wearing a multicoloured shirt, then he’d also like you to let him know!
As sponsors of the Services category, we now face the task of sifting through the applications to settle on a shortlist of three. We are looking forward to meeting the three shortlisted companies at a champagne and canapes evening in May.
The zero rate on the first tranche of dividend income was confirmed as reducing to £2,000 from April 2018. The reduction will result in an extra £1143 for an additional rate taxpayer with a basic rate taxpayer having an extra £225 to pay.
The 2017 Autumn Budget announced the delayed abolition of Class 2 NICs until April 2019.
We’re really pleased to welcome Adrian Ball to our Accounts and Audit team. Adrian qualified in 2012 and has experience in bookkeeping through to accounts preparation.
Read the latest issue of our Pay Less Tax Newsletter 2016 / 17 Winter Edition
The Personal Savings Allowance (PSA) is a new allowance. It allows up to £1,000 of savings income to be paid to a basic rate taxpayer free of tax. For a higher rate taxpayer the allowance falls to £500 but additional rate taxpayers are not entitled to any allowance.