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Payment of personal bills and expenses

Payment of personal bills and expenses

It’s time to check end of year tax expenses. You may need to report details to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). If so, act between 6 April and 5 July 2021. Then, arrange payment of personal bills and expenses by July 5.   Making good Remember, it’s possible to...
Best way to contact HMRC

Best way to contact HMRC

Taxpayers often have questions. Or need to ask HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for advice. Are you completing your returns properly? Do you receive the correct tax credits? Have you overpaid tax for the previous year? Whatever the reason, it’s time to talk. So, what’s...
HMRC targets unregistered businesses for VAT avoidance

HMRC targets unregistered businesses for VAT avoidance

Generating more than £85,000 a year? Business not registered for VAT? Be aware, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is cracking down. It is singling out firms it believes should be registered.   Tell your advisers Typically, when HMRC targets unregistered businesses...
What are the benefits of a payroll service?

What are the benefits of a payroll service?

Covid-19 is continuing to make its presence felt. It’s been a difficult time for SMEs on many fronts. For those responsible for payroll, it’s been a rollercoaster ride. Yes, businesses have welcomed government support to get through the pandemic. However, implementing...
Tax implications of corporate entertaining

Tax implications of corporate entertaining

Everyone is hoping that the Government’s road map progresses to plan. If so, all coronavirus-related restrictions cease from 21 June 2021. Businesses are keen to re-energise key relationships. Many will take clients out to lunch. It’s a nice gesture, certainly. But...
Do I Need a Bookkeeper or an Accountant?

Do I Need a Bookkeeper or an Accountant?

For many of us who are self-employed running a business, we know how vital it is to look after the financial side of things. Yet for the majority, it is this aspect of running a business that seems the most intimidating. We wonder do I need a bookkeeper or an...