Cash and digital payments in the new economy

One of the announcements in the Spring Statement was the possible demise of the 1p and 2p coins and the £50 note, but for different reasons. It seems that more and more of us are paying for small transactions such as our morning coffee by using contactless payments....

Are you ready for making tax digital (MTD)?

In just over twelve months most VAT registered businesses will need to comply with new legislation requiring them to submit their VAT returns electronically using an Application Programme interface (API) between their accounting and HMRC software. Keeping financial...

Want to join the making tax digital vat plot?

HMRC have announced that they are looking for suitable businesses to sign up for the pilot testing of the new system of digital reporting of VAT information. Turkeys voting for Christmas springs to mind? After a period of testing the new system is scheduled to go live...

Does Your Accounts System Comply with MTD for VAT?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT is scheduled to start in April 2019 which means that your VAT information needs to be submitted to HMRC digitally. On 18 December 2017, HMRC published draft legislation together with examples of how the business account records might...

VAT Registration Limit Frozen

The VAT registration limit normally increases in line with inflation each year, however, the limit has been frozen at £85,000 until 1 April 2020. At the same time the deregistration limit remains at £83,000. There had been rumours that the VAT threshold would be...