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Claiming The HMRC Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

We have covered many types of financial support for SMEs since the outbreak of COVID-19, but we haven’t yet touched on what support is available for the self-employed. So, are you self-employed and in need of financial support due to the COVID-19 outbreak? In this blog post, we will discuss the financial assistance supplied by […]

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How Have Business Tax Policies Changed Since COVID-19?

The Economic Impact From The COVID-19 Outbreak At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, it was predicted that there would be a large drop in business output, but for just a short period of time. This is because the government predicted that the pandemic would be under control and businesses would be up and running […]

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5 Ways To Help Rebuild Your SME After COVID-19

It is evident that COVID-19 has caused both financial gain for some industries, yet put financial strain on others and this financial strain is very visible in many SMEs. The COVID-19 pandemic has even caused some SMEs to have no choice but to stop operation. In this article, we will discuss five tips on how […]

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The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme For SMEs

As Covid-19 has become known as one of the world’s most renowned viruses since the Ebola outbreak in 2013, it wasn’t long until the widespread disease became known as a global pandemic. Announced by Boris Johnson on Monday 23rd March, the government has imposed strict new measures in order to tackle Coronavirus. Boris Johnson stated […]

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The Issue Of Cash Flow And How To Solve It As An SME

Cash flow is the movement of money transferring in and out of a business, and in the UK, cash flow is a common problem for SMEs. Poor cash flow can be detrimental to a company’s strength, let alone its ability to grow. Over half of SME owners have played witness to cash flow problems, meanwhile, […]

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Greener Future: Company EV Tax Exempt In 2020/21

As we enter a new decade, it is becoming more and more evident that we are in an environmental crisis. This justifies the sales of electric vehicles which rose by 144% in 2019, followed by a major decline in the popularity of diesel-fueled cars. This has triggered the government to cut down on their attempt […]

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The Impact of AI on SME Accounting

Accountancy firms have always endeavoured to provide value, and tailored financial advice to their clients. Stonehouse Accountants is no exception. The constantly evolving, accounting landscape puts enormous pressure to provide timelier and increased data quality to HMRC. 5 years down the line from the birth of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative, HMRC is making […]

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The Differences Between Accounting And Bookkeeping?

For those unfamiliar with the financial sector, certain terminology and its interpretation can be somewhat mindboggling. Bookkeeping and accounting, for example, are often seen as being much of the same process. Though it is true that each role engages with the analysis of financial data, a certain level of accountancy skills, and the proficiency to […]

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What Does The VAT Reverse Charge Delay Mean For Construction?

The government settled the domestic VAT reverse charge for building and construction services back in September this year, but it is said to have been delayed by a year and won’t go ahead until 1st October 2020. In this post, we will discuss what compromises the VAT reverse charge, the reasons for the delay and […]

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Making Tax Digital (MTD)

You may have heard about the recent changes to the way VAT must be reported. In April 2019, HMRC introduced Making Tax Digital (MTD). The main change with this new piece of legislation is the way your VAT returns are filed online. If your company is turning over more than £85,000 you are now required […]

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