Autumn 2017 Tax Update Newsletter

Chorus Accounting Newsletter – Autumn 2017

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Chancellor’s U-Turn on increasing Self Employed National Insurance

Following the Chancellor’s U-Turn yesterday on his budget proposals to increase self-employed National Insurance,  we will be sending out a revised newsletter early next week.

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Spring BUDGET newsletter

PTP newsletter Chorus Accounting Spring Budget 2017

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Spring Newsletter & Martin’s London Marathon quest

Chorus Accounting Newsletter – Spring 2017 Please find attached a copy of our Spring Quarterly Tax Newsletter covering: Making Tax Digital (MTD) – quarterly reporting of income and expenses starting in April 2018 – though HMRC have yet to confirm the minimum turnover this applies to. National Minimum Wage rate increases from April 2017 (previously increased each October) ATED (The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings) for companies who own/partly own residential property worth more than £500,000 Updates from the 2017 Budget on Wednesday 8th March 2017 will be available on our Chorus Accounting App. LONDON MARATHON: Martin has taken on the enormous challenge of running the London Marathon on  23rd April 2017 in aid of Multiple Sclerosis, which affects his immediate family. If you would like to sponsor Martin please click on the Just Giving sponsorship button below….all contributions will be most gratefully received.  There is a case of wine to win for the donor who guesses the nearest combined time that it will take Martin to run both the Bath Half-Marathon this Sunday (12th March) and the London Marathon in April. Your best guess can be added to the comments box on the donation page. We would also like to invite you to our fundraising cake morning at our Christchurch office on Thursday 30th March 2017 and hope you can join us anytime between 9.30 and 12.30.Chorus Accounting Newsletter – Spring...

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Winter 2016 – Quarterly Tax Newsletter

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The Levels of Selling

The different levels of selling a product or service What you sell and the way that you sell often determine whether a person or another business will buy from you. When it comes to selling, especially to businesses, there are four levels, the first three of which on their own usually risk delays in decision-making and sometimes complete failure to buy.  By ensuring you do not ignore the fourth element you will increase your chances of success.  The first three alone are not enough, including the fourth almost always works – for both parties. Here they are: Selling your company. You attempt to convince the customer to do business with you because your company’s management is so smart, based upon executives biographies and the business successes they’ve had in the past. Potential Effect: The customer thinks: “Right, these guys have a track record but are a bit full of themselves.” Selling your products. You attempt to convince the customer to buy your products because they have valuable features and functions that are obviously superior to the features and functions available from your competitors. Potential Effect: The customer thinks: “Hmmm…, what does that mean to me, do I need these features, what will they do for my business?” Selling a solution. You work with the customer to uncover and clarify problems. You then propose a customized solution that can solve those problems, based upon the products and services you provide. Potential Effect: The customer thinks: “Okay, but is this a priority right now – have we really identified the pain?” Selling results. You show the customer the benefits of how you can help them to address their pain; for example, achieve their financial or market growth goals by making them better able to sell to, and provide support for, their own customers and potential customers.  Think about the benefits that a commercial relationship can bring to the customer, starting immediately. Potential Effect: The customer thinks: “Great! How soon can we start?” By combining all four levels of selling we will ensure that we put across our credentials AND address the customer’s pain by demonstrating the results they can achieve with the help of your products and...

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