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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

Government U-Turn On Pension Tax For Doctors And Others?

In previous articles, we have reported that hospital doctors and GPs were lobbying the government to amend the pension tax rules. The current system of restricting tax relief on pension contributions means many doctors paying almost all of the extra salary back in tax if they take on additional responsibilities or work additional shifts. This […]

Read more September 16th, 2019

Company Officers Jointly And Severally Liable For VAT Penalty

The decision in a recent tax tribunal case reminds us that directors and other company officers may be personally liable for VAT penalties of their company. The recent case involved a penalty for late registration for VAT where the threshold had been exceeded. Three conditions must be satisfied before the liability for a penalty payable […]

Read more September 16th, 2019

Tax Definitions Of Vans & Cars

When is a van not a van? HMRC are being urged to provide clarity and consistency on the tax treatment of commercial vehicles such as VW Kombi Vans marketed as goods vehicles. The need for clarity follows the ruling in an important tax tribunal case involving “vans” provided to employees of Coca Cola. The court […]

Read more September 16th, 2019

Brexit: What Now For Businesses That Trade With The EU?

There is still uncertainty around what Brexit will mean and planning for a “No Deal” scenario seems sensible right now. Businesses that buy and sell from the EU should have contingency plans in place which will need to be flexible to cope with a variety of possible outcomes. If a ‘No Deal’ happens after October […]

Read more September 13th, 2019

Building A Sustainable Business

There is a trend for businesses that seek to be more sustainable. These companies seek to have a minimal negative impact on the global and local environment, the economy, society and the communities in which they operate. Sustainable businesses are focused on the long term, seeking to make a positive impact. This can be done […]

Read more August 28th, 2019

Earning Trust As A Manager

In order to manage an effective team of people, you need to win their trust. If employees don’t have trust in their company and their managers, they can become disengaged. This can lead to high rates of staff turnover and those who stay are likely to be de-motivated. Transparency Honesty is the best policy. Communicate […]

Read more August 27th, 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