Luke Bacon (St Ives)

Luke joined Whitings as a trainee in 2017, six months after graduating with a degree in Business Economics. He now performs a range of work encompassing accounts preparation, audit and tax compliance for a variety of clients at our St Ives office and is working towards qualifying with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Outside of work, Luke is a member of Huntingdon Rowing Club and enjoys partaking in the occasional paddle along the river Great Ouse at the weekends, weather permitting!

My Latest Blogs
10th May 2022 HMRC starts chasing up SEISS overpayments

HMRC has started to recover overpayments of Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grants. From April, HMRC is writing to taxpayers whose entitlement to the fourth or the fifth SEISS grant has reduced by more than £100 to ask them to repay amounts that were overpaid. Entitlement to the fourth and fifth SEISS grants can be affected…

11th December 2021 31-Jan-22 tax: Can it be reduced?

For those clients that prepare self-assessment personal tax returns, 31 January is always tax payment day. This tax will primarily be based on your personal income for the tax year ended 5 April 2021, potentially made up of 2 components: The balancing payment for 2020/21 (total 2020/21 tax less 31-Jan-21 and 31-Jul-21 payments on account).…

14th September 2021 End of SDLT Holiday

Back in July 2020, The Government launched the so-called Stamp Duty Holiday for residential properties, as part of a strategy to give the UK property market a much-needed boost during the Covid 19 pandemic. Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is payable on purchases of UK property. The amount of consideration which is exempt from SDLT…