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About

We are a long established, friendly, family firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors based in Derby, with a team of 18 staff to service your needs. As a business, we look to support clients with our philosophy of working with our clients to achieve their business and personal goals. We achieve this by providing a personal but professional service to our growing number of clients.

While we are based in Derby, we assist and service clients in all areas of the UK, and a number from overseas.

We provide personal, tailored accounting packages covering all aspects of business across a wide range of trades and industries. Our dedicated and highly motivated team are ready to service your business needs on a day to day basis. We aim to provide a practical solution to problems both as they arise and increase the ability of the business to anticipate future aspects that will need attention.

We are a modern firm of accountants and use the latest technology to increase efficiency. By continuing to invest in new ideas to support our team, we can in turn pass on these benefits to you, the client.

If you wish to find out more about becoming one of our clients or any of our accounting and business services, please feel free to contact us. We would love to see how we can help you and your business in a variety of ways to achieve your goals, and we can organise a FREE no obligation consultation at our Derby office to discuss your requirements.

Just call us on 01332 680540 or email us at admin@shapcotts-accountants.co.uk. 

If you are not ready to join us just yet, then register your email address for our free e-bulletins and regular informative newsletters.

Tax Services

At Shapcotts we look to help individuals with their personal tax circumstances and, if applicable, their business taxes. We can help you whatever size of business you run or personal estate you hold and can advise on all the tax issues that you will face.

We list below a summary of the services we can provide, if you find yourself facing any other tax related issues not listed, contact us on 01332 680540.

Personal Tax Services

  •  Self Assessment Tax Returns
  •  Capital Gains Tax
  • Estate Planning and Inheritance Tax
  • Retirement Strategies
  • Self Assessment Tax Enquiries

Business or Corporate Tax Services

  •  Compliance Services
  •  Advisory Services
  •  Retirement Strategies
  • IR35 Personal Service Company
  • Tax Enquiries
  • Tax Investigation Service

Property

An increasing number of people are looking to invest in property either to obtain a better return on surplus cash or as an alternative pension source, and we can advise on all aspects of your investment from beginning to end.

  • Structure
  • Tax Efficiency
  • Expenses
  • Property Portfolio
  • VAT & CIS Advise
  • Property Specific Webinars and Newsletters
  • Exit Strategy

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News

Reduced Rate VAT Eligibility

The key time where the reduced VAT rate becomes useful for most property investors is when they are converting a property from use to another. For example, a single dwelling is being converted into a multiple dwelling property (a HMO). The complete information can be found in VAT Notice 708 Buildings and Construction which can […]

Read more October 14th, 2019

Tax Return Season

If you are a Landlord with properties owned in your own name, then you should be considering completing your tax return now, if you have not already done so. This is to ensure you get the deadline for filing of 31 January 2020. Just remember that Section 24 (the interest rate restriction) is being introduced […]

Read more October 10th, 2019

Property, Tax Credits And Universal Credit

Over the last few months we have had a number of questions on the above, and on review of the details of how Tax Credits and Universal credits work it has highlighted a few issues. If you are receiving Tax Credits and invest in property, you need to be conscious of any changes that may […]

Read more October 10th, 2019

Flipping Property

It is a very important question to ask on how to structure the purchase and sale of a property you intend to buy and sell with the intention of making a profit. Many people look at this and decide to do this in their own names as a capital gain. As individuals, we all have […]

Read more October 10th, 2019

Making Tax Digital Delayed For Landlords

Over the last few months, HMRC has made an announcement that they will not be introducing any additional tax requirements in 2020. This does not mean that the Making Tax Digital changes will not happen. HMRC has been clear that it will. It is merely a matter of a further delay to the implementation for […]

Read more October 9th, 2019

Advisory Fuel Rates For Company Cars September 2019

These are the suggested reimbursement rates for employees’ private mileage using their company car from 1 September 2019. Where there has been a change the previous rate is shown in brackets. You can continue to use the previous rates for up to 1 month from the date the new rates apply. For hybrid cars use […]

Read more October 4th, 2019

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Let us know how we can help you!

M. J. Shapcott & Co Limited
Charter House, Wyvern Court,
Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park,
Derby DE21 6BF

Tel: 01332 680540

Fax: 01332 662758

Email: admin@shapcotts-accountants.co.uk