Excuse 3

“After seeing a volcano erupt on the news, I couldn’t concentrate on anything else” from a London Woman.

Excuse 2

From a Midlands Farmer “I had a rrun-inwith a cow”.

Tax return silly season

Now that we have returned from the Christmas break we turn our minds to what we call “tax return silly season”, the month where we complete the vast bulk of our clients tax returns under great pressure from the filing deadline on 31st January.   The fine for missing that deadline is only £100 which is probably why tax payers …

Tony Collier elected to chair Business Neighbourhood Plan Forum

Our MD Tony Collier was, on Wednesday this week, elected to chair the Business Neighbourhood Plan Forum for Altrincham Town Centre. Tony said “Altrincham is a historic market town established by Charter in 1290 and has a wonderful heritage. However, the town has been badly affected by the Trafford Centre, Online retailing and the general recession. I have been a …

Professional review of 2013

It’s the time of year that we reflect back over the past 12 months and consider what the next 12 months has in stall for us! There is no doubt that the economy remains challenging even if there are some slight signs of improvement. The banks continue to say that they are lending yet they still fall well short of …

Practice Achievement Review 2013

2013 has been a year where the Milner Boardman team has had significant achievements both professionally and in our community commitment/responsibility work. Max, our trainee apprentice won the Altrincham & Sale Chamber of Commerce Apprentice of the Year Award and Stella, who is a long-standing member of our team, we nominated for the Employee of the Year award. From a …

New York Marathon

This weeks blog news is a personal update following my return from New York. Commencing on Sunday 3rdNovember with the New York Marathon I embarked on the 4th part of my journey to complete all 6 World Marathon Major’s and I will be completing the final three of these over the space of 5 months to help raise funds for …

Altrincham & Sale Chamber of Commerce Annual Award

Milner Boardman are very proud that our trainee accountant, Max Whiteley, who was nominated for and won the Altrincham and Sale Chamber of Commerce Annual Award for The Young Apprentice of the Year and that Stella Corbett was nominated for employee of the year.  Tony Collier our MD said “We are very proud of Max and Stella’s achievements.  It’s a great …

A Night with Noddy Holder

Milner Boardman were very proud to support, for the second year, Noddy Holders music quiz which he very kindly organises as a charity fund raiser for The Childrens Adventure Farm Trust, www.caft.co.uk We have been involved with CAFT for nearly 6 years now and in that time helped to raise over £35,000. CAFT are an amazing charity that work with …

Higher Income Parents – time is running out to register

If your income is in excess of £50,000 and you have received Child Benefit after 7 January you need to register for Self Assessment for the tax year 2012/13 by 5 October 2013. Those who fail to register could face a penalty of up to 100% of the tax due. The High Income Child Benefit Charge came into effect on …