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Budget 2017 – Key Points

Published on March 9, 2017 By admin

Here is a summary of the 2017 budget and its effect on the areas of personal taxation, businesses and the economy in general. Personal Taxation The tax rate for class 4 national insurance contributions for the self-employed to increase from 9% to 10% in April 2018 and 11% in April 2019. This increase applying to earnings […]

Real Cost for Small Businesses in Making Tax Digital

Published on February 28, 2017 By admin

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 […]

One in 20 Audit Firms Quit as Market Evolves

Published on August 22, 2016 By admin

Within the last time there has been a continued decrease of firms which provide audit services. The reason for this might be the regulatory and legislative edicts. Watchdog Financial Reporting Council published a report called “Key Facts and Trends”, it shows that 304 practices have ditched their audit licences since December 2014. Smaller audit firms […]

Keeping Digital Records of Your Bookkeeping will be Compulsory

Published on June 22, 2016 By admin

The government is on its way enforcing all businesses whether large or small to maintain their bookkeeping records electronically. Eventhough you can get a good idea of the government’s intentions by reading the article “Making Tax Digital” it doesn’t give any concrete information to say how businesses should plan for this. While it’s just an […]

The Second Income Campaign

Published on November 21, 2014 By admin

The Second Incomes Campaign is a chance given by HMRC to bring your tax affairs up to date if you’re employed and have additional income that’s not taxed.   You can take this opportunity if, you’re an employee, you’re resident in the UK or you have additional income from working for yourself   What counts […]

Digital Tax Dashboard of HMRC

Published on September 26, 2014 By admin

Three major tax related functions of HMRC are about to get a new digital makeover. Reports suggest that these new digital services are progressing through user testing in preparation for potential release to the public in the next year. The newly designed business tax dashboard, now known as Your Tax Account (YTA), PAYE for employees […]

A Tax efficient way to Reimburse Expenses incurred on Meals-

Published on April 5, 2013 By admin

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 […]

Is all the Anger on Tax Avoidance Justified?

Published on January 31, 2013 By admin

Most of the UK’s larger businesses have made a significant contribution to the public purse despite adverse economic conditions and public outcry over multinationals using complex tax structures to avoid paying tax. Global companies including Amazon, Google and Starbucks have attracted public ire over their corporation tax bills, but a study by PwC has found […]

Accountants in Putney

Published on November 2, 2012 By admin

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 […]

An in-depth Analysis of Advisory Fuel Rates for VAT

Published on October 12, 2012 By admin

There had been many changes recently to the rules affecting income tax and VAT where you pay for fuel. This is mainly related to fuel used by your employees for private journeys. What are these changes and how might they affect your business? If it is a practice of your business to provide directors or […]