Tax Saving Accountants

Are you ready for PAYE changes?

SMEs Have Less Than 2 Months Until PAYE Changes HMRC is implementing massive changes to how small businesses report PAYE earnings, and companies have less than two months to prepare. From April – the start of the new tax year – real-time reporting on Pay As You Earn will be needed, even if the SMEs […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Making online self-assessments a hassle-free experience

Accountants are there to take the stress out of self-assessments. In addition, there are ways that you can make the process of crunching the numbers easy for yourself throughout the year. You might want to make sure you start work well before the January 31 deadline for online submissions. Getting everything to your accountant early […]

Tax Saving Accountants

The big question: Should young part-time workers pay tax?

The summer has been and gone, but The Independent certainly has an interesting story – a company who rejected a 15-year-old boy’s application for part-time work because he hadn’t paid tax on his previous earnings. Even though the company may have been a bit strict, one of the biggest issues that face small businesses is […]

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Make sure you pay your taxes, HMRC closes in

HMRC has revealed interesting new figures which show growth in the revenue they have recouped from people who have tried to avoid or evade tax. In the past 12 months, the total sum of the money claimed towards government coffers stood at £21 billion. When compared with the figures from 2005 – £6.9 billion – […]

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Should there be more tax breaks in infrastructure?

Tax has the potential to undergo massive change at the moment, and according to KPMG, one of the adjustments made by the government should be in relation to infrastructure. According to research, small and medium-sized businesses should be able to receive further tax breaks when it comes to capital investment. If this were to happen, […]

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Is the pressure on for small businesses this Christmas?

New research by the firm XLN Business Services suggests that the festive season will be the busiest time for small business owners – despite the difficult situation with regards to consumer spending. Because of the tough economic climate, those who rely on themselves for work don’t have the benefit of paid leave, and could end […]

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Federation of Small Business asks for help in Autumn Statement

As George Osborne saddles up to make his Autumn Statement – a taster if you will of what’s to come in the 2013 budget – the Federation of Small Business has asked the Coalition government to do more to help start-ups. Although the personal allowance for income tax has risen and the upper tax rate […]

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Things heat up with Google, Starbucks and Amazon

Small businesses are lining up to criticise corporations such as Google, Starbucks and Amazon over their tax arrangements. Executives from all three giants have faced an interrogation by the Public Accounts Committee at the Houses of Parliament. Companies such as Starbucks say that their operations in the UK are largely unprofitable, but according to some […]

Tax Saving Accountants

The deadline for sending paper tax returns has passed

If you are sending your tax return on paper, rather than online the deadline is midnight on the 31st October. You will need to send a tax return if you are, for example, self employed, a company director, receiving taxable income from overseas or having to pay tax that cannot be collected through PAYE. To […]

Tax Saving Accountants

How accountants can boost your business

Taxes can be complicated, unless you’re well versed in the matter. If you do find taxes to be a struggle, it might be worth investing in an accountant, especially because the consequences for getting your taxes wrong, particularly over a long period of time, can be severe. If you have a complicated financial situation, then […]

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