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Self Employed Combined Liability
15 Jun 2017

Self Employed Combined Liability

Whether you pay Income Tax or National Insurance, the effect on your cash flow is the same.

Making Tax Digital - Are We Making Progress?
06 Jun 2017

Making Tax Digital - Are We Making Progress?

There is evidence that HMRC’s Making Tax Digital (MTD) implementation team are working with advisors and their clients to beta test the computer systems that will drive the quarterly upload process when it is timed to begin April 2018.

"Hobby" Turns into a Business
08 Jun 2017

"Hobby" Turns into a Business

It’s an incredible thing when a little idea grows to something bigger than you could have imagined.

Give your Business Direction
05 Jun 2017

Give your Business Direction

Strategic planning is important for your business because it provides a sense of direction and outlines measurable goals to keep you and your business on track.

Why do you get up in the Morning?
12 Jun 2017

Why do you get up in the Morning?

Most people in business spend too much time focusing on what they do. It's time to figure out why you do what you do!

Tax Diary June/July 2017
25 May 2017

Tax Diary June/July 2017

1 June 2017 - Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 August 2016.

Claim Back Pre-Registration VAT
16 May 2017

Claim Back Pre-Registration VAT

It is possible to reclaim VAT you have paid on any business purchases before you have subsequently registered for VAT. In fact, once you have registered your business for VAT the first thing you should consider is the possibility of reclaiming input tax on purchases of goods and services prior to registration.

When Does a Hobby Become a Trade?
18 May 2017

When Does a Hobby Become a Trade?

An example may illustrate the answer to this question. Harry updates his iPad and decides to sell his old one – he does not use the iPad for his employment or any business, it’s used purely for recreational purposes. He sets up an account on eBay and manages to sell for a reasonable price. Encouraged, he sells a number of other, no longer used, personal items on the same eBay account.

What Happens if You Can’t Pay Your Tax on Time?
24 May 2017

What Happens if You Can’t Pay Your Tax on Time?

Following on from the previous article, we thought readers might be interested in the consequences if they fail to pay their Self Assessment tax on time.

Tax Due Next Month
22 May 2017

Tax Due Next Month

Are you self-employed? If you are, you may need to make your second payment on account for 2016-17, due date for payment is 31 July 2017. This second payment on account will have been based on 50% of your combined Self Assessment tax and Class 4 NIC liability for 2015-16. Which raises an interesting question.

“Stress Free or Stressful” Business Transition to New Owners – It’s a Choice
02 May 2017

“Stress Free or Stressful” Business Transition to New Owners – It’s a Choice

Blueberry Trailers was established by Jack Jones in 1970. Since its humble beginnings as a husband-and-wife-based business, the company has grown to manage 30 team members across two factories and build approximately 50 custom trailers per year.

That said, along the way it has had its struggles.

Plan for Future Business Success
08 May 2017

Plan for Future Business Success

Jeff Immelt, the CEO of General Electric, once said that he has only two items in his job description: One is to retire with the value of the company exceeding that when he took over and the other is to find a successor.

Succession planning acknowledges that your team members will not be with a business indefinitely. It provides a plan and process for addressing the changes that will occur when they leave.

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