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Tax: Don’t Delay, Submit Today

With Christmas and New Year a distant memory now, attention turns to the 31 January 2018 deadline for self-assessment tax return. Don’t let that post holiday lull lead you into problems with the tax man, because as we all know the tax man waits for no one! If the tax […]


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Business Expenses – The Facts

What you can and can’t include when claiming expenses for your business can be a bit of a minefield, here are a few pointers to stop you getting into bother with the good people at HMRC:   Are you throwing money away!! Every single receipt is precious for a small […]


It’s Tax Season, Are You Prepared?

We all know that businesses need to pay tax, but how many sole traders and small businesses are actually properly advised on what they should be paying, both as businessentities and as tax-paying individuals? If you’re operating as a sole trader or partnership you are eligible to pay Income Tax […]


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Accountants: More than Tax Returns

It’s January, the time when everyone gets themselves in a tiz about their self-assessment tax return. But imagine you had someone on hand all year, not just January, keeping on top of your numbers, making sure you keep more of the money you earn rather than paying it in tax. […]


Raise a Glass to this HMRC Loophole

At this time of year, as a business owner, you may well be thinking about how to give something back to your workforce before the festive season, of course, there’s the obligatory Office Party, but what else can you do to say “Thank You”? Offering a bonus (whether it’s cash […]


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Tips for Business Success in 2018

With the New Year fast approaching it is a good time to look over the previous year to learn from your successes and your mistakes that you have made in your business. Whether you are a small business owner, or you are looking to start a business in 2018, we […]