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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. We now have the next generation who have joined the firm to continue our philosophy of personal but professional service to our growing number of clients.

While we are based in Derby, we can still boast 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. We believe the greatest compliment a client can pay us is by trusting us to help a friend or family member. We are proud to say that we attract most of our new clients by recommendations from existing clients.

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, 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 still 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

Simplified Import Procedures In The Event Of “No Deal Brexit”

Arrangements have been announced by the Government regarding the movement of goods to and from the EU. A simplified import and export system has been implemented by HMRC – in the event of a ‘no deal’ scenario – as a mechanism to ensure that goods move to and from the UK, with a reduced administrative […]

Read more March 12th, 2019

Should You Buy New Equipment Before 6 April?

Your business year end, not 5 April, is relevant for capital allowances purposes. If however you are running a business and making up accounts to 31 March or 5 April, you should consider buying plant and machinery to take advantage of the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA). Note that the AIA was increased from £200,000 to […]

Read more March 12th, 2019

New Workplace Pension Limits From 6 April 2019

The amounts that employers and workers will be required to pay into workplace pensions are due to increase from 6 April unless the worker opts out. The new limits will be 5% from the worker and 3% from the employer. The total minimum contribution will therefore increase from the current 5% overall to 8%. In […]

Read more March 12th, 2019

Year End Capital Tax Planning

Have you used your 2018/19 £11,700 annual capital gains exemption? Consider selling shares where the gain is less than £11,700 before 6 April 2019. In addition, if you have any worthless shares, consider a negligible value claim to establish a capital loss. You may even be able to set off that capital loss against your […]

Read more March 12th, 2019

Consider Other Tax Efficient Investments

If you are looking for investment opportunities, have you considered the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)? These investments in certain qualifying companies allow you to set off of 30% of the amount invested against your income tax bill as well as the ability to defer Capital Gains Tax (CGT) until the shares are sold. An even […]

Read more March 12th, 2019

Have You Used Your 2018/19 ISA Allowance?

Your maximum annual investment in ISAs for 2018/19 is £20,000. Your investment needs to be made before 6 April 2019. In addition, have you thought about investing for your children or grandchildren by setting up a Junior ISA? In the 2018/19 tax year, you can invest £4,260 into a Junior ISA for any child under […]

Read more March 12th, 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