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Burton Sweet are chartered accountants and business advisers, based in and around the South West’s largest city. We work closely with business owners, FDs and financial controllers who use financial planning not only to target profitability but to analyse, understand and control their businesses.

Highly recommended if you are seeking a quality accountancy practice to support business growth in the South West of England.

Martin Rothwell

Managing Director, Rothwell & Trowler

…the whole team at Burton Sweet are everything you want from a firm of accountants – they take an interest in me and my businesses.

Clare Lindstrand

Managing DIrector, Department 707

The VAT concept of business

The VAT system is policed by HMRC and there can be heavy penalties for breaches of the legislation.

There are four conditions that must be satisfied in order for an activity to be within the scope of UK VAT.

These conditions are that the

What is domicile?

Domicile is a general legal concept which in basic terms is taken to mean the country where you permanently belong. However, determining domicile status can be complex. In fact, HMRC guidance states that domicile cannot be defined precisely, but the

Outline of special rules for use of vouchers and credit tokens

HMRC’s Employment Income Manual is clear that there are special rules when an employee receives goods or services by reason of their employment, that the employee does not pay for in full. The first step should always be to consider whether a

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