Monthly Archives for June, 2010

New Additions…

June 25, 2010
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Donald Morrison, of Monster Coffee Ltd, has just welcomed a new addition to his family. Click read more to find out who!
Baby Ruby Grace was born on the 24th June weighing a healthy 8.7lbs.
Congratulations from all at Curle & Co.

Monster Coffee Ltd sells and repairs a wide range of vending machines. For more information phone 01786 474555 or visit www.monstercoffee.co.uk.

Budget Announcements

June 24, 2010
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On the 22nd June 2010 the Chancellor delivered his budget; outlining how the government plans to raise and spend money during the coming year. Key announcements made include the following:-
VAT
The standard rate of VAT will rise from the current rate of 17.5% to 20% as from the 4th January 2011.

INCOME TAX & NI
The personal allowance for individuals under 65 will increase by £1,000 in April 2011. No tax will be payable on any income below £7,475 in the 2011 – 2012 tax year.

o - CAPITAL GAINS TAX
For higher rate taxpayers the rate of Capital Gains Tax will increase from 18% to 28%; this will have immediate effect. The annual exempt amount remains the same at £10,100.

o - CORPORATION TAX
For small companies the Corporation Tax rate is to be reduced from 21% to 20%; this will take effect from 1st April 2011.

o - ANNUAL INVESTMENT ALLOWANCE (AIA)
From April 2012 the rate of AIA will be reduced from £100,000 to £25,000.

If you have any queries about the budget and how it may affect you please contact us on 01236 822728.

Exam Success…

June 20, 2010
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The staff at Curle & Co would like to congratulate Laura Robertson! Click read more to find out why!
Laura is one of our CA trainees, who has recently passed her final ICAS exam.
The staff at Curle & Co would like to congratulate her on her achievement