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Swindells Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisors is based in Uckfield & Seaford in East Sussex. Our three teams have been specifically trained to take care of you and your organisations’ financial needs

Swindells Private

Swindells Private is our accounting and tax team that takes care of our individual clients across Sussex & the South East. We take the time to understand you professionally and personally and are on hand for anything you might need

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Swindells Business

Swindells Business is our accounting & tax team that takes care of your company. We work with businesses at every stage; from large multi-nationals to family run businesses to start ups across Sussex & the South East

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Swindells Not For Profit & Charities

Swindells Charity is our team that takes care of not-for-profit organisations in East Sussex & the South East. We are experts in the sector and work with great organisations across the country.

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Read about how we have taken care of our clients and helped them to achieve their dreams. Including our latest content for helping you navigate the business world in Sussex & the South East

4 top bookkeeping tips for entrepreneurs

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4 top bookkeeping tips for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are funny fish when it comes to finances. They often keep everything related to the finances of their business in their heads. When you’re an entrepreneur, this isn’t as tricky as it sounds, because you know your business inside out. It has some advantages.

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Swindells Autumn Budget Pack (DOWNLOAD)

How will the budget affect you?

Swindells Autumn Budget Pack (DOWNLOAD)

Our summary focuses on the tax measures which may affect you, your family and your business. To help you decipher what was said we have included our own comments. If you have any questions please contact us for advice.

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Why Stuart chooses Swindells as his accountants

Photographer & Brand Consultant

Why Stuart chooses Swindells as his accountants

Stuart is a Travel Photographer & Brand Consultant. He works with clients all over the world and is abroad most of the time. Swindells provides Stuart with a flexible and responsive service that allows him to travel and keep on top of his finances.

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3 ways to stay on top of your books as a sole trader

Getting your records in order

3 ways to stay on top of your books as a sole trader

Bookkeeping is a vital part of your business’s operation. Making sure you keep excellent and accurate records is something you should be doing regularly, especially if you will be completing your own tax return to the HMRC.

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How is BREXIT going to change the tax we pay now and in the future?

Changing times in a BREXIT Britain

How is BREXIT going to change the tax we pay now and in the future?

It was stated over the weekend that the leave campaigners had no plan to invoke after they won the referendum, and I think that is right because it is the government that needs to give us the plan going forward.

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4 top tips for completing your tax self-assessment return

Are you ready?

4 top tips for completing your tax self-assessment return

If you are self-employed, either as a sole trader or the owner of a business, then getting your tax return completed on time is essential. Fines can start piling up if you are even one day late with it…

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Don’t forget to exercise due diligence (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Mergers, Acquisitions & Due Diligence

Don’t forget to exercise due diligence (Mergers & Acquisitions)

For all businesses, it’s necessary to carry out a due diligence process when considering significant transactions. Normally associated with mergers and acquisitions, due diligence can be carried out prior to various types of ventures.

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Why Steve & Matt (Sussex Beds) Choose Swindells

Why do Matt & Steve at Sussex Beds choose to work with Swindells?

Why Steve & Matt (Sussex Beds) Choose Swindells

Sussex Beds is a family business founded in Hastings over 35 years ago by Matt and Steve’s father. Three years ago Matt (Financial Director) & Steve (Managing Director) took over the running of the business with further directors that are all part of the extended family group. Read why Matt & Steve choose Swindells…

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Why Anna Shephard (MD at E&S Heating & Ventilation) Chooses Swindells

Why Anna Chooses Swindells

Why Anna Shephard (MD at E&S Heating & Ventilation) Chooses Swindells

MD Anna Shephard took over the management of E&S Ventilation & Heating Ltd. from her Mother & Father in 2010, taking the reigns in one of the most tumultuous times for the industry in recent years. Read about how Swindells have supported her & E&S over the last 5 years…

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Which taxes do limited companies in the UK need to pay?

What taxes are your business liable for?

Which taxes do limited companies in the UK need to pay?

In a limited company in the UK, it is the responsibility of the company directors to ensure that taxes are paid. Businesses will usually require the help of an accountant to ensure they abide by the law, but, to give you a better understanding of what needs to be paid and when, here’s a brief overview of how tax laws in the UK work for limited companies:

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Inheritance tax, estate tax & tax brackets November 2017

Inheritance & Estate Tax

Inheritance tax, estate tax & tax brackets November 2017

Death and taxes…yes we all have to pay them but how much is inheritance tax? When? What are you liable for? How do I pay what I owe? It can be a daunting and difficult task to work this out when you’re actually trying to do your job and live at the same time…

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When you should (and shouldn’t) file your own taxes

Get it done right

When you should (and shouldn’t) file your own taxes

Whether to file your own taxes or to use professional accountants is a question that many people will ask of themselves every year. There is no reason why you can’t file your own taxes if your situation is uncomplicated and you have a good head for numbers, but it is important to remember the consequences for getting it wrong.

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Reducing your tax bill through charitable giving & key November tax dates

Tax breaks for charitable giving

Reducing your tax bill through charitable giving & key November tax dates

Giving to charity attracts a series of generous tax breaks that you can take advantage of. These breaks can positively affect inheritance tax, income tax as well as capital gains.

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Why Jon Scott chooses Swindells as his accountants

Owner of ITM Monitoring

Why Jon Scott chooses Swindells as his accountants

Jon Scott is the Managing Director of ITM Monitoring and has over 30 years of experience with instrumentation and monitoring work on civil engineering projects all over the world. Jon chooses to work with Swindells as he needs an accountants he can trust.

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Autumn Budget 2017: Reaction from Robin Stevenson

The condensed version - what you need to know

Autumn Budget 2017: Reaction from Robin Stevenson

Philip Hammond delivered his second budget today with the dual brief of getting the UK ready for Brexit and tackling economic hardship. He showed a brave face, and made a few jokes, as he tried to confirm or convince us that the UK is a leading economy

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Top 5 tax tips for the self-employed

Tax tips for the self-employed, make sure you know what you owe and that you're in control

Top 5 tax tips for the self-employed

When going self-employed, there are so many benefits: setting your own hours, choosing the work you want to do, and earning as much as you can. Despite this, one of the tough responsibilities is to understand how paying tax will work, which can be tricky for new startup businesses.

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Why Will Davenport chooses Swindells as his accountants

CEO Davenport Wineries

Why Will Davenport chooses Swindells as his accountants

Will Davenport owns one of the oldest Organic Vineyards in the country. He specialises in English Organic Wines and supplies Michelin starred restaurants across the country. Swindells provides Will with the expertise and advice he needs to concentrate on growing his business.

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Why George & Rebecca Choose Swindells

Swindells' advice directly translated into the decision we ended up making

Why George & Rebecca Choose Swindells

George & Rebecca co-founded and manage ILS, International Location Safety, a business set up to provide NGO staff with the skills necessary to work in hostile environments. Here’s why they choose Swindells…

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