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Lewis Smith & Co. beats tax return record

2010 saw Lewis Smith & Co. beat all previous records for the number of tax returns filed by the January 31st deadline. “Because of our success in attracting new clients during 2009 we had more tax returns to complete and file than ever before”, said Lewis Smith & Co. Director Andrew Smith. “It is a… Read more »

Thank you for the compliment

As you can imagine personal referrals are very important to a service business like accountancy. We are delighted to say the much of our recent success has been based on our ability to look after our clients so well that they are prepared to recommend us to other people. You could say that it keeps… Read more »

Starting a business in the Black Country in 2010?

Lewis Smith & Co., one of the Black Country’s fastest growing accountancy practices, have an excellent track record in helping people to get new businesses off the ground and keep them going. Andrew Smith, one of the company’s directors, puts it down to personal experience. “Craig Beale and I have experience both in working in… Read more »

Have a great Christmas from Lewis Smith & Co.

Not many people would suggest that 2009 will go down as a great year. However there have been some good things going on for both Lewis Smith & Co. and our clients. Lewis Smith & Co. has continued to expand and as you know we have made the move into new offices this year. The… Read more »

Lewis Smith & Co. on LinkedIn

If you have heard people talking about Social Media but weren’t sure what it was all about then perhaps Lewis Smith & Co. can help. We have just started experimenting with some of the new technology and we would be pleased to help you learn about it along with us. We have set up a… Read more »

Move quickly if you want early retirement

In a move which could affect up to 4 million people across the UK the government is increasing the minimum age at which pension benefits can be drawn down from 50 to 55 years old from April 6th 2010. This impacts any of you who were born between April 6th, 1955, and April 6th 1960…. Read more »

Additional paternity leave and pay

The government has announced plans to introduce additional paternity leave and pay for fathers of children due on or after 3 April 2011. The scheme has, according to the government, been structured in such a way as to minimise the administrative burden on small businesses. You will still need to understand what the changes are… Read more »

Company owners – unlock your pension pot

Lewis Smith & Co., working with one of our IFA (Independent Financial Adviser) partners, has identified an opportunity for business owners to unlock some of the value of their pension pot. Company owners can legitimately use their pension fund to make an investment in the business (by buying unlisted shares) or even into commercial property… Read more »