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The latest Clay Shaw Butler Money Matters column from the Carmarthenshire Herald

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The latest Clay Shaw Butler Money Matters column from the Carmarthenshire Herald.
By Mark Jones, director of Carmarthen-based Clay Shaw Butler chartered accountants and business consultants.


Deadlines are so important in the world of business – particularly when it comes to tax matters.
At Clay Shaw Butler, we recognise how important deadlines are by helping our customers with a regularly-updated calendar of upcoming key taxation dates.
Here is what’s coming up during the rest of this year . . .
August 2017
Saturday August 19
PAYE, Student loan and CIS deductions are due for the month to 5th August 2017.
This deadline is relevant to employers who have made PAYE deductions from their employees' salaries and to contractors who have paid subcontractors under the CIS.
Employers are required to make payment to HMRC of the income tax, national insurance and student loan deductions. Contractors are required to make payment to HMRC of the tax deductions made from subcontractors under the CI…

The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post

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The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post.
Comedian Phil Evans is from Ammanford. He is known as the man who puts the ‘cwtsh’ into comedy.
www.philevans.co.uk


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A shock to the system: 
It’s been announced that rail electrification between London and South Wales will stop at Cardiff Central – although no-one is prepared to predict at the precise time it’ll come to a halt.
Having taken the train to Paddington and back on more occasions I can remember, there’s every chance it’ll be delayed because of a signal failure between Reading and Didcot Parkway, a cow on the line outside Swindon and the possibility of a nervous little train refusing to move out of the safety of the Severn Tunnel and on into Newport in case it has its wheels stolen while waiting in the station for two minutes.
It’s okay.
I have friends in Newport.
They can take a joke.
Well, you’d be exactly the same if you lived there.
As soon it was announced rail electrification wou…

The latest 'On Song' column from the Carmarthen Journal and Llanelli Star

The latest 'On Song' column from the Carmarthen Journal and Llanelli Star -
The wonderful ladies of Côr Curiad are just a slim fingernail away from having a sell-out concert in September.
At the start of this week, there were just three seats left for their September 2 concert with The Overtones at Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli.
The night will conclude Côr Curiad’s two-year fundraising efforts for Ty Bryngwyn Hospice in Llanelli.
The choristers set themselves a £20,000 target.
The target has already been met, so Côr Curiad’s members are looking forward to smashing the figure and handing the final cheque over on a special night!
The Overtones are a five-piece vocal harmony group - Darren, Mark, Timmy, Mike and Lachie.
They were discovered by a Warner Bros Records talent scout while working as decorators in a shop near Oxford Street, singing during their tea break.
Their debut album, Good Ol’ Fashioned Love entered the UK Albums Chart at No16 in November 2010. However, after the re-release …