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Starting a Business

Starting a Business

  • 18/03/2021
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Starting a business is tough and getting it off the ground can be a long hard slog!  Whether you are just beginning or have already taken the first steps and want to keep everything on track, we can help lead you…

Basic Rules on Dividends

Basic Rules on Dividends

  • 28/02/2021
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What are dividends? Dividends are payments made to a company’s shareholder(s) after the deduction of business expenses and corporation tax.  They are an additional way of paying yourself from the profits available in the company. Once your limited company has started…

Do I need a bookkeeper?

Do I need a bookkeeper?

  • 21/02/2021
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If you are running a successful business you will be interested in the following: What is my turnover to date? What do people owe me? Am I making a profit? Can I take any dividends from the business and how…

Off-Payroll Working – IR35

Off-Payroll Working – IR35

  • 17/02/2021
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Due to the pandemic, IR35 regulation changes have been deferred to 6 April 2021, originally planned for implementation on 6 April 2020. There will be an update that aligns public and private sector IR35 rules and there is just over…

Deadline Extended

Deadline Extended

  • 17/04/2020
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Digital Linking Deadline Extended One of the requirements of Making Tax Digital for VAT is that businesses must keep their records so that VAT returns can be produced enterely automatically once primary information has been entered into the records. For…

Sole Traders / Self employed

Sole Traders / Self employed

  • 24/01/2020
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As long as you are genuinely in business to earn a profit then you can offset your losses against any current year income, or against past or future profits of the trade itself. There are a couple of restrictions. The…

Apply for Marriage Allowance

Apply for Marriage Allowance

  • 24/01/2020
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Marriage allowance lets you transfer £1,250 of your Personal Allowance to your husband, wife or civil partner. This can reduce their tax by up to £250 every tax year (6 April to 5 April the next year). To benefit as…

Stamp duty land tax

Stamp duty land tax

  • 24/01/2020
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If you buy a new home whilst still owning one or more, a higher stamp duty will apply. This was introduced to target buy to let investors and not innocent buyers who wished to, for example, make cosmetic changes before…