The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced that VAT collected on sales for the X Factor winner’s charity song will be donated to children’s charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase. Both charities, which provide vital support to children with life-limiting illnesses and their families, will benefit from the donation. It is the seventh year Read More

Philip Hammond recently delivered his second Budget  as chancellor. Here are some of the key points of his speech : Stamp duty to be abolished immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000. Tobacco will continue to rise by 2% above Retail Price Index (RPI) inflation, equivalent to 28p on a pack of Read More

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is part of the government’s plan to make it easier for businesses to stay on top of their day-to-day accounts. HMRC wants to be one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world – improving efficiency, effectiveness and ease of compliance. The plans signal a major change for and Read More

In 1997, the Inland Revenue (now HMRC) introduced an electronic option for tax returns. Agents were sent floppy disks, on to which they put a client’s self-assessment tax return, which was then returned to the department. This year, twenty years on, more than 10 million tax returns are expected to be submitted online. For the Read More

The team here at DL Accounts Ltd would like to wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thank you for your custom, and we look forward to continuing to work with you in 2018. The team (and #denzel the #dlaccounts reindeer) will be taking a break over Christmas to Read More


Receipt Bank is the simplest yet most effective way of obtaining data from our clients.   Businesses lose money every year in unclaimed expenses, such as misplaced receipts, but now you can stop these losses!   Receipt Bank is an award-winning software add-on that converts all your bills, invoices and receipts into data, making it Read More


The whole team here at DL Accounts Ltd are very excited that we will be one of the exhibitors at next month’s Royal Cornwall Show (8th, 9th and 10th June 2017). As a local family run business, we are incredibly proud to have secured this fantastic opportunity. Preparations are now well under way,  and it promises Read More

Europe’s largest regional airline, Flybe has announced plans to expand its Winter Schedule from Newquay Airport, with new flights to Birmingham operating for the first time over this year’s busy Christmas and New Year period. Seats on the 60 minute flight are already available for booking for travel between 22nd December 2017 and 1st January Read More

In June 2015 it was found that calls from landlines to 118 118 directory enquiries were a minimum of £4.50 made up of £1.88 per call plus £2.57 per minute (minimum 60 second charge). However, the company has now announced that calls will cost £4.49 per call plus £4.49 per minute, which equates to almost Read More

Barclays Bank has announced plans to enable customers to “turn off” their debit card for online purchases or set a daily limit for cash point withdrawals. The bank hopes this will help reduce scams. Barclay’s app now includes the option to reduce ATM withdrawal limits. Customers are also able to block their debit card from Read More