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Meaning - An easy and pleasant life.

We strive to make the financial aspects of running
your business or organisation as easy as possible.
We're more than just accountants.

We can help you grow your business, and advise you
on the best strategy to give you...the life of Riley.

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Date posted: May 13, 2015

Kashflow Conquer

Date posted: November 25, 2014

Riley and Co’s Edward Greenham has single-handedly taken on the gruelling Kashflow accreditation and we are pleased to announce that he has passed with flying colours.

The self-proclaimed King of Kashflow is eager to share his knowledge.

Edward is available on 01422 398821 or alternatively read our blog for Kashflow top tips.

And remember…

If you like a lot of ease with your accountancy, join our Kashflow Klub

New Recruits

Date posted: November 17, 2014

Group PhotoRiley & Co are delighted to welcome aboard 5 new team members.

Sasha, Danny & Mark have joined as AAT apprentices and will be undertaking a variety of duties between them, including accounts preparation, payroll, taxation and company secretarial services.

Chris joins the tax department and brings with him over 20 years of accountancy practice expertise. Linda will be taking over the payroll bureau function for Riley & Co clients, having worked within a payroll environment for over 25 years.

To find out more about our new recruits, we would encourage you to read the meet the team section of our website.

Which one of these 5 do you think can include winning a TV reality show as their claim to fame?!

HMRC Tax Investigations – Renewal now due

Date posted: August 5, 2014

HMRC Tax Investigations – Renewal now due

Please note that the annual Riley & Co Tax Investigations Service begins on 1 September 2014. As a result of recent investigation activity by the tax authorities, we recommend that you renew your membership of the service this year.

The investigation process can be extremely stressful as you are required to ‘prove your innocence’ to the Inspector. It is not unheard of for an enquiry to last several years and we regularly see Inspectors trawling through not only the business records but also personal expenditure such as grocery shopping, holidays and car expenses to identify potential discrepancies. Personal tax clients are not immune either as the tax authorities regularly select individuals for investigation based on its view that they have ‘the means to pay’.

Regardless of your circumstances, this work is extremely technical and will require significant time by a tax expert in order to resolve the matter with the Inspector. Disappointingly, HMRC does not consider your costs when conducting its investigations. Even a basic tax enquiry can result in £5,000 of professional fees.

Protect yourself today

By subscribing to our comprehensive Tax Investigations Service, the cost of full professional representation by our experts will be covered in the event that you are investigated.  We’ll ensure you do not have to simply concede to the Inspector’s demands and will ‘fight your corner’ without you worrying about the fees.

Free Business Legal Advice

As a further benefit of the service you will also have unlimited 24/7 access to an expert Business Legal Helpline which can answer queries relating to Employment Law, Health & Safety matters and commercial issues. Unfortunately, we can’t protect you from being selected for an enquiry, but we can ensure you have a full defence at no cost if you are. Simply forward a completed Subscription Form (enclosed) together with your payment by 25 August 2014 and you will continue to be protected. I look forward to receiving your subscription.

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