5 Things You Need To Make A Self-Employed Income Support Scheme (SEIS) Claim

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the world we live in on an unprecedented scale and this has had a huge impact on peoples livelihoods with many small businesses relying on loans and other support measures put forward by the government…

Important Dates For 2020/21 Tax Year

The new tax year is only a matter of weeks away & whether you are a business owner, self-employed individual or employer it is vital that you are aware of the dates your tax obligations, As such here is our…

How To Claim The Marriage Tax Allowance

If you’re married or in a civil partnership, you may be able to benefit from this tax relief scheme, transferring some of your tax free allowance to your spouse and reducing their tax bill. What Is The Marriage Allowance? The…

Important Tax Dates for 2019/20

In order to avoid any late filing penalties and charges from HMRC it is important to know the imortant deadlines for the upcoming tax year (2019/20) which will help you to prepare and send off the main forms in good time...

How To Appeal A HMRC Self-Assessment Penalty Notice

HMRC impose penalties for a number of self-assessment issues, including late filing and payment, and tax return errors. These penalties can signal the start of cash flow problems, as well as bringing businesses to the attention of HMRC. There may…

5 Important Record Keeping Tips for Small Businesses

Most small business-owners are so eager to jump behind the wheel of their business and start doing things “my way” that they often overlook the process of record keeping...

2018-19 tax changes you need to know about

If you're running your own business it is very important that you keep yourself up to date with any tax changes in a new tax year. 2018-19 is no different and HMRC have made a few tax changes which you…

Common small business expenses & tax tips

Dealing with the taxation side of things is not necessarily the most exciting part of running your own business and working your yourself, however it can be one of the most important. Reducing your taxable profit and saving on your…

New Employers Guide

Once a business takes on its first employee usually they will be required ro register with HMRC as a new employer, this can even apply if the business only has one employee (for example if a Limited company has a…

Should I register for VAT?

As a small business or a sole trader VAT can often be misunderstood leaving business owners feeling anxious and unsure if they are required to become registered and how to go about registering if they are. In this guide we…