Job vacancy: Trainee Bookkeeper, Harrogate

Job vacancy: Trainee Bookkeeper, Harrogate

Lithgow Perkins is looking to appoint a Trainee Bookkeeper to its accountancy team in Harrogate. This is a great opportunity for the ideal candidate to make their first move into the financial sector and to join an excellent and friendly team within a long-established...
Simplified motor expenses for a sole trader or partnership

Simplified motor expenses for a sole trader or partnership

What can you claim in motor expenses for a sole trader or partnership? If yours is one of the tens of thousands of new businesses that started up during the Covid-19 pandemic, the first reporting period end will be very close, if not already passed. And if you use a...
Senior chartered accountant role for Tom

Senior chartered accountant role for Tom

Congratulations to Tom Lowry, who is our newest senior chartered accountant after passing his ACA qualifications recently. Tom, who joined Lithgow Perkins as a school leaver in 2013, has worked in various departments while also studying for different levels of the ACA...
Tax relief when working from home

Tax relief when working from home

By senior accountant Tom Lowry Following the national lockdown announced by the Prime Minister on Monday 4th January, it is important to understand the tax relief and financial support available to you as a UK taxpayer. If you are one of the many millions of people...
Helping our clients through an unprecedented challenge

Helping our clients through an unprecedented challenge

The past couple of months have been unlike anything that any of us have experienced before. We’ve all had our own personal and professional challenges to deal with, while trying to keep up with what has sometimes seemed to be ever-changing guidance from the...
Bookkeeper and payroll administrator vacancy

Bookkeeper and payroll administrator vacancy

Lithgow Perkins is looking to recruit a bookkeeper and payroll administrator to our fantastic team based in the centre of Harrogate. The ideal person would have some experience in practice, although not necessarily years and years of experience, but rather someone...
Can I put Christmas on expenses?

Can I put Christmas on expenses?

Every year, we get quite a number of queries from clients about what their business can claim at Christmas on expenses. Like many aspects of business accounting, there are lots of rumours out there and false information is rife – not least about just how generous you...
Exam success for trainee accountant Tom

Exam success for trainee accountant Tom

Full qualification as a chartered accountant is within reach for Tom Lowry after he passed two advanced stage exams this summer. Tom, a semi-senior accountant at Lithgow Perkins, received the results of his advanced level ACA exams at the end of August, and now just...
Here to help: Our probate and inheritance tax specialists

Here to help: Our probate and inheritance tax specialists

Nobody likes to think about what happens when we reach the end of our lives. It’s an uncomfortable subject, but planning during your life can make the burden of dealing with your finances easier for your loved ones. Although you may have a will in place, there is much...