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...

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...

Christmas gifts of up to £50 to employees now tax free

  CHRISTMAS GIFTS OF UP TO £50 TO EMPLOYEES  Remember that certain gifts to staff at Christmas are tax free if structured correctly. Ever since April 2016 employers are allowed to provide their directors and employees with certain “trivial” benefits in kind tax...