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04 Sep 2017
With HMRC opening an ever increasing number of compliance reviews into the tax affairs of small business, Accounts and Legal now offer client a fixed fee Tax investigation Service. We look at why.
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09 Mar 2017
Here’s everything you need to know about National Insurance Contributions, the rates, the changes, who they affect and why.
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16 Jun 2016
Every business owner has an obligation to ensure they pay the correct amount of tax to HM Revenue & Customs, but that doesn’t mean they should ignore legitimate tax breaks or fail to account for deductible business expenses.
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09 Jun 2016
What can a small business do to reduce the risk of an HMRC tax investigation, and how can the business prepare in case the tax inspectors do come a-calling?
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26 May 2016
What is a dividend waiver, how is it used...and when should it not be used?
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11 May 2016
What is VAT and how do you register for it? Don't worry, we will tell you all you need to know.
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21 Apr 2016
From sandwiches to your home office, we reveal the ten top tax deductions for the owners of limited companies.
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08 Apr 2016
A lot of people have chosen to be self employed because of greater work life flexibility and the possibility for a quicker salary increase. But, is this trend changing?
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29 Mar 2016
Chancellor George Osborne has given the sharing economy a boost with a new tax allowance that could encourage more people to set up micro-businesses.
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18 Jan 2016
Which rate of Value Added Tax would a small business pay on Companies House charges?
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19 Nov 2015
With a number of similarities to PAYE, the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) is a mandatory withholding tax from a self-employed construction subcontractor's payments and paid directly to HM Revenue and Customs on their behalf.
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21 May 2015
Your venture is growing and you haven’t had a weekend since you had the idea for the business. Perhaps it’s time to hire some staff, but do you know the legal and financial implications of becoming an employer? We explain your basic obligations in two short articles.
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07 Oct 2014
VAT can be tricky to get your head around at the best of times but when it comes to the world of catering it’s a whole new kettle of fish.
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14 May 2014
It might have taken a judge 147 pages to describe what Gary Barlow and his Take That cohorts did wrong but in the eyes of the law in fact none of the charges were criminal. So what's the difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance?
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05 Feb 2014
With its soft sponge base, thin chocolate topping and tangy orange centre it would be hard to find someone in the UK who didn’t like the humble Jaffa Cake, well, unless you ask around the HMRC office that is. In 1991 the powers that be at HMRC tried to reclassify Jaffa Cakes as biscuits which would have pushed up the price by 20%. There was an outcry. How could the Jaffa “Cake” which goes from soft hard when stale, as opposed to a biscuit which goes from hard to soft when off, be victimised like this?!
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10 Jun 2013
In these times of austerity, tax free employee benefits are an interesting alternative to pay increases and great for improving employee morale.
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04 Sep 2017
We take a look at how to extract cash from your business in the most tax efficient manner and examine the income tax rates for the 2017-18 accounting year.
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14 Jul 2016
Calculating your tax bill at the end of your financial year can be scary, but there are easy ways to avoid the panic that comes with paying the taxman.
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16 Jun 2016
The singer Adele has been lumped with a rather large tax bill after miscalculating her dividend payments.
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15 Jun 2016
Tax surrounding food can be tricky, and some of our most beloved brands have taken on the battle against HMRC. Here are three cases that have given HMRC raised eye brows:
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13 Jun 2016
Finding out that you are getting a tax return from HMRC? Well, unfortunately it does not always mean good news. Here's what you need to know about how it affects your business:
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06 Jun 2016
What is the VAT Flat Rate Scheme, how does it differ from the standard rate scheme, and how can it help to simplify VAT reporting for small businesses?
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12 May 2016
Are company cars a bad idea for small businesses? If so, what's the best alternative?
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26 Apr 2016
96% of British SMEs that export are exporting to other EU countries, but the question is: how straightforward is VAT across EU borders?
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14 Apr 2016
From April 2017 public sector bodies such as local councils or government bodies will need to check that the individuals they employ through umbrella or personal service companies pay the right tax.
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07 Apr 2016
With the UK’s move towards tax devolution allowing Northern Ireland to mirror the 12.5% corporation tax rate in the Republic of Ireland, is the UK at risk of being branded a tax haven?
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28 Jan 2016
Chancellor George Osborne and HMRC have been criticised after letting Google get away with paying a settlement to cover £130million of tax dating back to 2005.
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03 Dec 2015
Get the right accounting and tax advice for your new business from dynamic, affordable accountants who understand you and your needs.
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23 Jul 2015
From October this year, HMRC is set to gain powers to take money directly from your bank account. While HMRC seemed to be amending legislation in line with public concerns, it now appears promised safeguards are not in place.
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28 Apr 2015
In the distant past, surplus company money was often used to buy expensive cars with which company owner-directors could have their fun, but tax on company cars soon became prohibitive. Is 2015 your only chance to save tax by buying a Porsche?
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25 Nov 2014
HMRC continue to be cracking down on travel and subsistence costs on personal tax returns for the self-employed. Here we have look at two particular example cases and their outcomes.
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30 Jul 2014
Despite it being alleged that it’s the footballing megastar’s father who has control over the family’s finances, judges have confirmed that Lionel Messi will probably still be prosecuted for tax evasion in the Spanish courts.
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14 Feb 2014
The IR35 legislation was put in place in 2006, to determine whether or not (from a tax perspective) a contractor is in fact an employee.
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02 Aug 2013
In these times of strained government finances, maximising tax receipts has become a key priority for the Chancellor. Make sure you don't get caught out by an inspection.
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09 Apr 2013
Payroll reporting requirements are changing. Find out what needs to be done.