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Cloud Accounting – Features That Could Change The Way Y...
It’s no wonder small businesses are embracing cloud accounting. You can use cloud-based software from any device with an internet connection. Online accounting means small business owners stay connect...
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VAT Flat Rate Scheme – Is It For Me?
The VAT flat rate scheme is an optional simplified accounting scheme for small businesses. The scheme is available to businesses that are eligible to be registered for VAT and whose taxable turnover (...
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New Allowances For Trading And Property Income
In his 2016 Budget speech, the Chancellor announced two new allowances would be introduced from April 2017 for money earned from `the sharing economy’. One allowance will be for trading income and the...
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First-Year Allowances For Cars
It is possible for a business to set the full cost of a car against profits in the year of the purchase if the car is a low emissions car that qualifies for the first-year allowance. A 100% first-year...
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NIC And company Directors
Unlike tax, National Insurance is generally worked out separately by reference to the earnings for the relevant earnings period, without any regard to other payments in the tax year. The earnings peri...
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Benefits In Kind And Making Good
Most benefits in kind are taxable and the employee is taxed on the cash equivalent of the value of that benefit. Where the employee is required to make a payment to the employer in return for the prov...
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Spring Budget 2017 Date Announced
The government will publish its Spring Budget on Wednesday 8 March 2017. The Spring Budget will introduce tax legislations and the latest economic forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (...
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File Your Tax Return On Time To Avoid A Penalty
The deadline for filing the 2015/16 self-assessment online is 31 January 2017. It is important that this deadline is not missed because if you miss it, even by one day, you will have to pay a late fil...
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Age 55 Plus – Unlock Your Pension
Changes were introduced with effect from April 2015, which provide those aged 55 plus with greater access to their pension savings. Where an individual has a defined contribution (money purchase) sche...
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New Lifetime ISA – Earn Up To £1,000 A Year
Plans to introduce a new Lifetime ISA were unveiled in the 2016 Budget. The Lifetime ISA will be available from April 2017. It can be used either to save for a deposit for a first home or to save for ...
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Lettings Relief
Lettings relief increases the amount of the gain that is sheltered from capital gains tax when you sell a property which has at some time been your only or main residence, and in respect of which some...
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Owe Tax To HMRC – Take Advantage Of A Campaign
Taxpayers who have not told HMRC about all their income and gains can make a disclosure online. It is always better to tell HMRC rather than waiting for HMRC to come to you. Even with the best of inte...
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Continued Growth – Providing Cloud Accounting Solutions...
Cloud accounting software is similar to traditional, desktop based solutions, with the difference being that it is hosted on remote servers. Data is sent into the “cloud” where it is processed and sto...
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Pension Cold Calling Ban Introduced
The government is set to introduce a ban on cold callers selling investment products to people cashing in their pension pots from the age of 55. The ban will aim to tackle the ongoing rise of scam cal...
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Disincorporation Relief Update
Recent changes to the tax treatment of dividends may lead people to question whether it may be better to run their business as an unincorporated entity, such as a sole trader or partnership, rather th...
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