Self Assessment

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Things to Look for When you Choose Your Accountant

06 February 2024
If you are the owner of a new business, or simply looking for a change of provider, then sooner or later you will find yourself having to choose your accountant. Accountants vary in a number of ways, but there are a number of things that could potent...
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Why do you Need a Small Business Accountant?

30 January 2024
Many small business and sole traders are unsure about whether to hire a small business accountant. If they are good with numbers and have relatively small turnovers, it may seem like it will be easy enough to keep their own books and complete a yearl...
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Common New Business Accounting Mistakes

16 January 2024
New businesses are often equally new to tax matters. This is understandable; unless you’ve been working as a tax specialist in your career so far you can’t be expected to become an expert overnight...
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Which Expenses can be Claimed Against Tax?

12 January 2024
Many sole traders and small business owners are unsure of quite what they can and can’t claim against tax as an allowable expense. Especially in the early stages of running a business, it can be difficult to work out which things qualify and which...
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There’s a Deadline Looming… 31st January – The Last Day for Self Assessments to be Submitted

17 November 2023
If you have a self assessment tax return to complete, you should know that the deadline is looming up ahead of you – 31st January 2024 is the last day to submit your return online without incurring a penalty fine...
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Limited Companies and Entertainment Expenses

07 November 2023
There are a number of reasons a limited company might incur expenses which fall into the category of entertainment. This might involve lunch with a potential client, rewarding employees with a staff dinner, or special occasions such as the office Chr...
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Help With Your Self Assessment

27 October 2023
If you’re a freelancer or contractor then it is time to start completing your tax return. With the 31st January being the cut off date you really need to start completing your forms now. You’ll need to dig out your invoices, go through your expens...
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Top Tips for getting Self Assessment right

19 September 2023
A self-employed individual is someone who is earning a living from an independent pursuit of money, rather than working for a company or individual operating a Pay as You Earn (PAYE) wage structure...