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Steven Holmes

Steven Holmes

Steven Holmes is a tax consultant based in the Leeds office of award-winning top-30 UK firm of accountants, Armstrong Watson. Armstrong Watson is endorsed by the Law Society for the provision of accountancy services to law firms in the north of England

Recent stories

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    Tax is sometimes taxing – an overview of the new dividend rules

    4 April 2016

    Last year George Osborne delivered the first budget of the new, Conservative, majority parliament and with this a huge change in how dividends are taxed.  The move was quite unexpected and will have serious implications, for large amounts of owner managed businesses.  

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    Means to a dividend

    19 January 2016

    From April 2016, the notional 10% tax credit on dividends will end, making way for a new £5,000 tax-free dividend allowance. Steven Holmes and Sharon Ryan explain the tax implications of the changes – and what you can do to mitigate the costs.