Welcome to Kilsby & Williams

Chartered Accountants Newport

We are an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisors offering strong relationships and substantial partner involvement.

In today’s challenging and complex world of business we offer our clients a mix of skills. We deliver a commercial, dynamic and personal service to our clients tailored to meet their needs. We have always had a focus on delivering intelligent honest tax solutions and our assurance service and business advice is both astute and rigorous. 

Our clients are spread throughout South Wales, the Midlands and the London area. We look after businesses ranging from sole traders to companies in international quoted groups. We are open to all clients who need our skills.

Our business provides access to fee based independent advice through Kilsby Williams & Gould. The business has over £100 million of client’s money under management and focuses on helping clients achieve their personal financial objectives through integrity, skill and diligence.

We are proud to be one of the founders of the South Wales Ladies Business Club which is the leading networking forum for business women in South Wales.

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A reminder that since 1 October 2012, landlords must remain diligent for the duration of a rental... more

What cost shareholder harmony

When you set up a company to run a new business venture either with family or friends, you will p... more


With continuing difficulties around the sourcing of debt many companies have turned to the equity... more

Welsh Economic Growth Fund

The Welsh Assembly Government (“WAG”) recently announced the launch of a new Welsh Ec... more

The Tax System and the High Income Child Benefit Tax Charge

From January 2013, HMRC will be using the tax system to claw back child benefit on an earner with... more

Summary of the 2012 Autumn Statement

Our summary covers the highlights of the 2012 Autumn Statement and outlines how it may affect you... more

Thoughts on the latest GDP announcement

The news from the government regarding the 1% growth in the economy over the last quarter must... more

Will the latest funding scheme finally open the doors to SME funding?

Another new scheme, “Funding for Lending”, has been introduced by the Bank of England... more

Refund of foreign tax on dividends

Do you own shares in an overseas company?  Are you aware most foreign countries withhold tax... more

Patent Box

The Government wants to make the UK an attractive location for companies to develop and exploit i... more

Childcare costs - Higher rate tax relief may still be available

From April 2011, new joiners to Employer's Childcare schemes will be affected by new rules.&n... more

Room deposits – HMRC are giving money back

HMRC will now allow hotel owners to reclaim VAT which was accounted for on deposits which the cus... more

Business Growth Fund

Business Secretary Vince Cable will formally launch the coalition's flagship £2.5 billi... more

Growth Share Schemes

A practical alternative to a formal employee share scheme is increasing in popularity and is comm... more

Comment on Tribunal Decision in Reed Employment Limited

A recent VAT case potentially opens the door for employment agencies to charge less VAT going for... more

Non-resident and work in the UK

Individuals who make a break with the UK through working full time abroad will still pay tax on e... more


HMRC are under increased pressure to raise additional tax revenues, while the Government is commi... more

Successful Time to Pay (TTP) requests reduce

Figures released recently by HMRC show that 3,390 TTP requests were refused in the first three mo... more

Football, Football, Football

With Wales hosting part of the Olympic football tournament you may be considering renting out you... more

Beware scams!

We have recently received a number of queries from clients regarding scams involving repayments. ... more

The cost of the Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding on 29 April has been declared a bank holiday, in addition to the established Ea... more

Employers Deadline - 19 May 2011

A quick reminder that changes came into effect this year, which mean if you send you Employer Ann... more

Changes to Class 2 NI Payments

From April 2011, payments for your Class 2 National Insurance contributions become du... more

Change of treatment of VAT on business samples

HMRC now accepts that where businesses provide samples of their products free of charge to indivi... more

Online Filing

With effect from 1 April 2011, corporation tax and related payments will have to be made electron... more

Notice your codings!

The PAYE system collects about £250 billion tax and NIC each year and impacts on most peopl... more

Cash in hand?

H M Revenue & Customs has recently launched a tax amnesty aimed at anyone working in the plum... more

Kilsby & Williams win an Oscar

We were delighted to be co-organisers of the recent South Wales Ladies Business Club Hollywood Ch... more

Disguised Remuneration - an update!

In December HMRC proposed draft legislation attacking what it calls "disguised remuneration&... more

Termination payments

Under current rules employers are only required to withhold tax at a rate of 20% on termination p... more

Funding Gap still exists

Following recent criticism from the government over weak bank lending to SMEs, a new fund of &pou... more

Setting a rental loss against income.

A rental loss cannot generally be set off against other income which arises in the year, such as ... more

Late filing companies feel the credit crunch

Credit rating agencies are downgrading ratings for companies that file their accounts within the ... more

File by 31 January .......very good idea!

HMRC have introduced new rules for Self Assessment tax returns filed late.  Up to ... more

31 January deadline looming!

There are now just 18 days until the Self-Assessment filing deadline of 31 January 2011. If ... more


Many individuals resolve to lose weight and become fitter at the start of the year. This is the m... more

A General Tax Anti–Avoidance Rule moves closer?

On 6 December the Exchequer Secretary announced that a study is to be set up to look at the possi... more


Probably the most disliked tax legislation for years has been the IR35 Rules.  These aim to ... more

Bank lending to small businesses appears to be showing signs of stability.

In September 2010 high street banks approved £564 million in loans to SMEs.  New b... more


The 2010 Emergency Budget offered "new" firms situated outside of the South East of Eng... more

Loans To Directors Get Easier In Principle

Before the 2006 Companies Act, companies were prohibited from making loans to directors with mino... more


Your company’s records at Companies House are regularly accessed and reviewed by numerous g... more

Are you about to lose your loss?

Have you made a capital loss and not established it with HMRC - maybe that rash share purchase th... more

Changes to employer supported childcare

From 6 April 2011 there will be changes to employer supported childcare schemes. The purpose of t... more


On 4 January 2011 the standard rate of VAT will increase from 17.5% to 20%. Although this is the ... more

Higher rate and lost your child benefit?

Use salary sacrifice to get it back! Families with a higher rate taxpayer face having their c... more

UK spending axe has fallen!

Some specific items of interest to the Welsh economy in yesterday’s Public Spending Review ... more

Intestacy, it could happen to you!

  Since the introduction of a transferrable nil rate band the use of basic “will t... more

Tax Return submission deadline approaching!

Whilst filing online may now be standard for many of you, if you still file a paper self-assessme... more


HMRC are currently running a trial called "Operation Pacesetter"&nb... more

Kilsby & Williams are unusually professional in all aspects, unlike many competitors.

Helen Morgan

Earth Science Partnership Limited

Excellent professional service by friendly and caring people.

Kevin Bounds

Private Client

Kilsby & Williams know our business and its requirements very well.

Jason Bell

K W Bell Group Limited

Helpful, efficient and easy to work with.

Cerianne and Paul Hayward

Cwmtillery Glass Centre Limited

About the best service you can get. Kilsby & Williams are well-known and that is because they are so good. Absolutely brilliant – we just wish we had known about you earlier as it would have saved us a lot of heartache and money.

Rachel Briscoe

Protectahome Limited

I have known Kilsby & Williams as a firm of accountants and business advisors for many years. Having dealt with several firms of accountants over the years, I can say without hesitation that Kilsby & Williams is streets ahead of the rest in service and advice.

Graham Fletcher

Monex Cranes Limited

Kilsby & Williams have been fundamental in the progression of Miskin Manor Hotel & Health Club.  Not only do they provide sound financial advice, excellent and enlightened tax advice but they are always supportive and proactive when big decisions are required. The business is strong and healthy as a result.

Amanda Rosenberg

Miskin Manor Hotel

Kilsby & Williams are an integral part of our business whose advice is greatly valued.

Nick Jones

S & D Sealants