Budget-2016--What-Will-That-Mean-for-SMEs-%0A
Tax Saving Accountants

Budget 2016: What Will That Mean for SMEs?

George Osborne delivered a surprisingly upbeat budget that will finally give SMEs the attention that they deserve. In this year’s Budget, there are plans for cuts left, right and centre. Cuts to corporation tax, capitals gains tax and business rates. However, there’s also a new tax in town, the sugar tax and not to mention […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Why Many Entrepreneurs and SME’s Fail in The First 2 Years

When starting a new business, eight out of ten will fail before they even make it to the first three years… Read on if you’d like to know what you can do to prevent this. Entering into the world of business can be a challenge and the last thing anyone wants to focus on during […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Married Couple’s Allowance Flop

The tax break that was introduced with the intention of helping four million married couples and 15,000 civil partners – where one parent does not work or does so part time to take care of children – has been branded as a flop due to the low take-up.   If you ever needed a reason […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Accounting Advice for Small Businesses

Helpful tips that every small business owner should know about. Accounting can be alien to many new and existing small business owners. It’s the side of owning your business that most people hate, managing books, finances, tax, VAT – it’s a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be… With a little discipline and a good system […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Corbyn and Cameron Clash over Google Tax Deal

Cameron defends the Google Tax deal in Commons clash with Corbyn. Google has been at forefront of the mainstream media following their latest tax deal with UK tax officials. A deal made between Google executives and UK tax officials for them to pay a mere £130m in back taxes dating back to 2005 caused a row about whether […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Advantages of being a Sole Trader

Have you considered starting your own business? Starting off as a sole trader is one of the most popular choices for many  reasons… When opening your own business, you might have given some thought and consideration on becoming a sole trader, also known as a sole proprietor. It is the most popular way of starting […]

Tax Saving Accountants

BEWARE: Cyber Criminals Attack Target Self-assessment Taxpayers

Millions are being bombarded with fake HMRC phishing emails With just a few weeks to go until the deadline for self-assessment tax return for the 2014/15 financial year, millions of taxpayers are reporting the increase of fake phishing emails from cyber criminals purporting to be HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). As many as 40pc of […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Is My Small Business Ready for an Accountant?

As a small business, you may think you can’t afford an accountant. But when you evaluate how long it takes to do a task yourself, can you say it’s a good use of your time? Appointing an accountant can help lift a huge weight off your shoulders, because unless you’re an expert in the field, […]

Tax Saving Accountants

VAT Registration: Who Needs it and How to Register

Everything a new or small business needs to know about VAT Registration?   If your business meets the certain criteria then you will be expected to register for VAT. Even if you are not required to, it can be beneficial for some businesses. Here we explain to both new and small businesses what the criteria […]

Tax Saving Accountants

Have You Heard About HMRC’s New Online Tax Return System?

This brand new service is part of the initial steps towards a fully digitalised tax system. Tax returns are still an annual burden for many, but this year millions should expect to be redirected to a brand new and easier online tax return system by the end of December to complete their self-assessment. The service […]

Copyright © Exists 2015 Stonehouse Accountants. All Rights Reserved.