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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

Managing Difficult People

Managing difficult people can be time-consuming and emotionally draining. You can’t reason with an unreasonable person. However, there is usually some underlying reason that is motivating them to behave in a difficult manner. Try to identify the person’s trigger. What is stopping them from co-operating with you? It may be helpful to set up a […]

Read more May 23rd, 2019

Making Tax Digital And VAT Registration

There will be a large number of businesses which have a turnover currently under the Making Tax Digital (MTD) registration limit but which will be getting nearer to that figure over time. Mostly these businesses will not yet be registered for VAT, but some may have registered voluntarily as their particular circumstances have a benefit […]

Read more May 13th, 2019

Possible Changes To CGT Private Residence Relief

The government is currently consulting on important changes to Private Residence Relief (PRR), that are likely to be introduced from 6 April 2020. The two possible changes announced in the Autumn 2018 Budget are: Firstly to limit to just 9 months the period prior to disposal that counts as a period of deemed occupation The […]

Read more May 10th, 2019

“Rent A Room” Relief Continues For Airbnb Landlords

Last year HMRC carried out a review of “rent a room” relief, especially at Airbnb Landlords. It proposed that the availability of this generous relief should be restricted to situations where the taxpayer was resident for at least part of the time when the “lodger” was paying rent. The scheme currently exempts from tax gross […]

Read more May 9th, 2019

Tax Planning To Minimise The High Income Child Benefit Charge

The substantial increase in the higher rate threshold to £50,000 is good news for many taxpayers. However, that same figure is the point at which child benefit starts being clawed back, and there has been no increase in that threshold since the High Income Child Benefit Charge was introduced in 2013/14. The charge applies if […]

Read more May 8th, 2019

Extracting Profit From The Family Business

The start of the new tax year means that shareholder/ directors may want to review the salary and dividend mix for 2019/20. The £3,000 employment allowance continues to be available to set against the employers national insurance contribution (NIC) liability. This means that where the company has not used this allowance it may be set […]

Read more May 7th, 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