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Need help joining the digital age


Computers are not everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, there are very few of us who can declare with some confidence that we are computer literate. U... Read More >>
National Insurance exemption


Employers, or more specifically, the persons in charge of processing their payroll, are hopefully checking the box to claim the National Insurance Emp... Read More >>
Making the most of opportunity


There are a number of ways that director shareholders of private companies can withdraw funds from their businesses. We have listed below a number of ... Read More >>
Oh what a night


It is fair to conclude that Mrs May’s ambitions suffered a set-back Thursday last week. She is now attempting to manage a minority government, and B... Read More >>
Recovery of VAT after deregistration


Last week we discussed in this blog, how to recover VAT paid prior to registering for VAT. This week we are going to sketch out the reverse position: ... Read More >>
The hidden tax on car benefits for employers


Businesses that provide employees with taxable benefits: company cars, health insurance and so on, will be aware that a benefit in kind charge is adde... Read More >>
Tax Diary June/July 2017


1 June 2017 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 August 2016. 19 June 2017 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month end... Read More >>
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 register... Read More >>
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... Read More >>
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 ti... Read More >>

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