How can an accountant help a Sole Trader?

  As a Sole Trader, you’ll find there are many accounting firms out there that don’t and won’t provide a service for you. Often when you do find a firm that will, it’s a once-a-year interaction that doesn’t feel wholly supportive for your year round needs.  At...

COVID-19 support: VAT

  Last updated: 25/03/2020 We appreciate these are very challenging and uncertain times for individuals and businesses and are really hoping that the situation improves sooner rather than later. Rest assured that we are here to help as much as we can. As such, in...

COVID-19 support: We’re here to help

  Last updated: 20/03/2020 These are indeed unprecedented times for all. As business owners we are all concerned about the current situation and the affect it will have on our businesses/livelihoods etc. There will be an end and we will come through this. Other...

New Year’s Resolutions to Save Tax

  NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO SAVE TAX At this time of year we think about New Year’s resolutions. It is also a good time to start planning your tax affairs before the end of the tax year on 5th April. An obvious tax planning point would be to maximise your ISA...

Government U-Turn on pensions tax for Doctors and others?

  In earlier blogs we reported that hospital doctors and GPs were lobbying the government to amend the pension tax rules as the current system of restricting tax relief on pension contributions means many doctors paying almost all of the extra salary back in tax...

Working with your accountant in a post-MTD era

Working with your accountant in a post-MTD era Picture it. It’s tax deadline week, and you’re not stressed. You don’t have to rummage through boxes or filing cabinets looking for invoices or receipts. Everything is in hand, and you’re entirely relaxed. Is it all a...