Most accountant’s websites have feeds with all the latest big business news, which is largely irrelevant to anyone who isn’t a CEO of a FTSE 100 listed company.
We will only give you updates on things that we think are likely to be relevant or apply to your business, that you can make use of or pass on to someone else who might need to know.
Changes to taxation of dividends
New ‘National Living Wage’ tax credit changes
Corporation tax rate cut
“Rent a room” limit increased to £7,500
The dog ate my tax return!
We are now Silver partners with Xero!
Recruiting through mobile channels – finding your next candidate!
P11D Forms due by 6th July
Considering giving shares in your company to your employees?
HMRC don’t yet have the power to raid taxpapyers’ bank accounts
Election Special – Tax Policies of the Main Parties
Making your content more “shareable”
Maximising Your Productivity
P11D – What, why and when?
The new tax year is here – get your return in early!
Increasing your take home pay – Dividend vs salary
Stay protected – Keeping business safe online
The Youth of Today … could save you national insurance
Tattoo much ink?
The Chancellor has announced that from 6 April 2016 there will no longer be a notional tax credit associated with dividends received and the following rates will apply after a Continue Reading »
The most radical announcement by the Chancellor on 8th July was a significant reduction in the amount the government plans to spend on tax credits and other State benefits. At Continue Reading »
The current UK corporation tax rate of 20% is the lowest rate in the G20, the 20 major trading nations. This rate continues to apply until 2017 when it has been Continue Reading »
The current £4,250 Rent a Room limit for tax free rental income from lodgers is to be increased to £7,500 from 6 April 2016. The relief is only available where Continue Reading »
THE DOG ATE MY TAX RETURN … is not a reasonable excuse! However, it has been announced that HMRC will not contest appeals against the £100 late filing penalty in Continue Reading »
We are proud to continue our commitment to cloud accounting, and have reaffirmed that by becoming a Silver Partner with Xero, beautiful accounting software. It is the best option out Continue Reading »
In today’s mobile world, more and more people are using social media services like LinkedIn to search for jobs. In order to find the best potential candidates, businesses need to Continue Reading »
As mentioned in the one of our previous blogs, the deadline for filing the 2014/15 returns of benefits and expenses paid to employees (P11D forms) is 6 July 2015. Please note that Continue Reading »
More and more companies now give their employees the opportunity to acquire company shares. If correctly structured, this can be a very tax efficient way of attracting and retaining staff, Continue Reading »
HMRC are seeking the power to recover unpaid tax over £1,000 from taxpayers’ private bank accounts and legislation was originally going to be included in the 2015 Finance Act. However Continue Reading »
As it is an election year we thought that we would outline the tax policies of the main national political parties as set out in their manifestos to help you Continue Reading »
As social media has become more widely accepted as a marketing channel, many businesses are wondering how to make content more shareable. Learn what works for other businesses Monitor your Continue Reading »
In today’s demanding workplace, business owners and managers are under more pressure than ever to maximise their productivity. Here are a few tips to help you to get the most Continue Reading »
P11D – What, why and when? What is a P11D? Form P11D is the form that tells HMRC what expenses and benefits have been provided to your employees. What’s Continue Reading »
We have now left the 2014/15 tax year behind us and are into the 2015/16 one. You should shortly be receiving your P60 forms from your employer detailing all your Continue Reading »
How you structure your business and how you choose to pay yourself can make a huge amount of difference to the amount of tax you pay HMRC, the net take Continue Reading »
Sony Pictures have hit the headlines recently after their websites and emails were hacked, and embarrassing details were made into public headlines. If an organisation that big can be hacked Continue Reading »
If you currently employ anyone under the age of 21 or are looking to, then there is some good news for you. From 6 April 2015 you will no longer Continue Reading »
The ongoing debate over whether or not tattoos are acceptable to display in the work place has been growing in recent months. As things stand, anyone can be denied or Continue Reading »