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So what did the Chancellor have to say in the 2018 autumn statement? A large number of spending commitments were announced,…
31 10 2018

Does a Director have to fill in a Self Assessment Tax return for HMRC? A judge says not necessarily - it depends on whether he…
23 10 2018

Claiming for business wear - why a pole dancer can, but a solicitor can't
8 10 2018

We recently had a client question with us what turned out to be a new HMRC scam - so we thought we'd set out the latest one and…
27 06 2018

A recent VAT tribunal ruling has confirmed that a lack of cash can't be used as a valid reason to avoid penalties for the late…
25 06 2018

Under rules to come in on 1 October 2019 builders, contractors and other trades associated with the building industry will have…
18 06 2018

Making the decision as to which structure your business operates under is very important, whether that be in terms of tax…
2 05 2018

Two years ago the UK Government announced we're moving awy from annual reporting and towards quarterly reporting, with all…
1 04 2018

Whether you're a sole trader or a company Director, pension arrangements are becoming more and more of an issue. Here we…
7 03 2018

With the new dividend rules, and new guidance from HMRC on what does and doesn't qualify for the Employment Allowance, the whole…
19 01 2018

The 2017 autumn statement has a number of measures which will impact small businesses and business owners. Here we highlight…
27 11 2017

Making tax digital is now coming only for VAT, at least in the shorter term. So what's happening and when? here we give an…
30 10 2017