Interest rate conundrum

Interest rate conundrum

  Interest rate conundrum… We have probably forgotten how exceptional the low interest period from 2009 to 2021 was. The Bank of England chart below brings it home. Before the 2008 financial crisis, interest rates were around 5% which was needed to control...
Paying yourself with dividends – imminent tax raid?

Paying yourself with dividends – imminent tax raid?

Most small companies (thought to be six million) pay their owner-managers a basic salary through PAYE and a chunk of the profit by way of a dividend. Accountants, including my company, usually advised their clients to remunerate themselves this way over the last...
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