Accountants Hammersmith

Real Cost for Small Businesses in Making Tax Digital

Posted by on February 28, 2017 at 12:35 pm

Form the next tax year, smaller businesses are encouraged to keep digital records of their financial information such as income and expenses. A survey of accountants reveal nearly half of them think that this will cost small businesses somewhere between £200 and £500 and 27% think that it would be between £500.00 and £1000,00 while […]

VAT – Planning for Uncertainty

Posted by on August 8, 2016 at 11:08 am

The doubt has increased since the Brexit if the government and the business plans for the future has an effect on VAT. The tax was introduced in 1973 and is a relatively young tax in UK terms. But VAT has wound its way into the system with ruthless efficiency. Now that the Referendum happened and […]

A Tax efficient way to Reimburse Expenses incurred on Meals-

Posted by on April 5, 2013 at 10:56 am

If you employ staff who are on the move on a regular basis, you could reimburse them the cost of their meals while they’re out and about. But you have another option, where you could pay them a tax and NI-free allowance in exchange for them taking a little less in pay. This will be […]

Essentials on the New Annual Investment Allowance

Posted by on March 15, 2013 at 10:47 am

The new rules on the annual investment allowance apply differently to different businesses. The Chancellor’s announcement that the AIA, which allows a 100% tax deduction for expenditure on equipment for the accounting period of purchase, was to be raised to £250,000 from 01 January 2013. But the transition from the previous £25,000 limit always looked […]

Accountants in Putney

Posted by on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 am

When you take the South West London region, it is well popular for being a vibrant business hub. There are many commercially active town centres in the South West London area with many small businesses. Some of them have been active town centres for numerous years namely Hammersmith, Wimbledon, Ealing and Richmond. But, over the […]

Reporting Financial Performance

Posted by on October 5, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Over recent years, there have been a few Answers to certain disclosures within the financial statements such as when ‘exceptional items’ are encountered and there is uncertainty as to how to disclose these. The standard, which controls the way by which the financial performance is reported, is that of FRS 3 Reporting Financial Performance. The […]

Business Record Checks on Hold

Posted by on August 31, 2012 at 10:23 am

HMRC has suspended the programme of business record checks. But the bad news is there will be more targeted checks on specific businesses. Early last year HMRC announced that a special task force would be visiting businesses at random to check the standard of their record keeping. Originally, HMRC intended to make 50,000 visits; this […]

Inheritance Tax Relief When Property Prices Go Down

Posted by on July 27, 2012 at 10:00 am

Selling a house on someone else’s behalf in a shrinking market can lead you to a huge inheritance tax bill. But what are the options available for you to reduce the inheritance tax payable?

Shifting Value in a Family Run Business

Posted by on June 15, 2012 at 10:30 am

In family run businesses, if the main shareholder is retiring but wants to keep his/ her stake to ensure he/she still maintains control, how can this situation be handles without being investigated by HMRC for inheritance tax?