Tag: Tax

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How Cloud Technology Has Changed the Way Accounting Services Are Delivered

The rising of cloud technology has replaced a lot of labour intensive work. The old way of accounting, which focuses only on number crunching tasks, is going to be replaced by technology. But the new breed of accounting profession will look to interest their clients with the cause and prevention of high tax bills. Cloud Accounting Most of us might have been through some … Read More How Cloud Technology Has Changed the Way Accounting Services Are Delivered

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Tax Breaks for Going Green

Do you know that you can pay less tax by making more environmentally friendly choices? The government has put forward a few tax incentives for taxpayers to choose to go green. These tax incentives include tax breaks for choosing low emission cars, the cycle to work scheme, etc. This article will also cover how the Government has made the tax system more helpful for … Read More Tax Breaks for Going Green

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The Art of Utilising Business Losses to Minimise Tax

What to do if the business is making a loss? This is a guidance on how to use business losses to offset other taxable income to save tax. There are slightly different rules between incurring losses as a sole trader and as a company. And there are rule changes for corporation tax loss which was brought forward from April 2017. Business Losses as a … Read More The Art of Utilising Business Losses to Minimise Tax

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Company Car or Personal Car? 3 Things You Need to Know About Company Cars

‘Shall I buy a car under a company or personal name?’ There have been a lot of questions around personal cars vs company cars, when you are a running a limited company. It is important to be aware of the different things to consider as in the end there are a number of tax consequences when you purchase a car under a company’s name. … Read More Company Car or Personal Car? 3 Things You Need to Know About Company Cars

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When and How to Claim Expenses on Travel and Subsistence

Travel and subsistence is a very simple expense but there is a lot to say about it. We will look at this in further detail and explain when you cannot claim this expense and when you can. There are also some tricks if you are running your own business to make the travel tax deductible. When You Can and Cannot Claim Travel and Subsistence … Read More When and How to Claim Expenses on Travel and Subsistence

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Making Tax Digital: Are You Ready for the Quarterly Tax Reporting Duties?

Are you tired of working long hours to fund your tax bill? There are a lot of people who may feel as though they would need to work more shifts in order to fund their next tax bill, this is a short-term solution but it is tiring as well. When you are working seven days a week for a month you will have an … Read More Making Tax Digital: Are You Ready for the Quarterly Tax Reporting Duties?

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Straighten Out Your Rental Income Tax

There are more medical professional clients who are looking to start property investment. It is important to be aware of the tax implications when you rent out a property and how different it is tax-wise when you rent it out. This is a guidance focusing on when you do not have to declare rental income in your tax return, buy-to-let tax changes and options … Read More Straighten Out Your Rental Income Tax

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Understand Your National Insurance Contributions

What is National Insurance and What is it Used For? National Insurance is one of the payroll deductions and a majority of people do have to face it at some degree. National Insurance is used to fund state benefits such as; state pension, maternity allowance and unemployment allowance. These deductions are indirectly benefiting you or benefiting you for the long-term. Who Needs to Pay … Read More Understand Your National Insurance Contributions

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Understand Your Payslips

  What is the number you care about the most when you receive a payslip? That would be the net pay for most people. But your payslip is more than just the net pay! In this article, we will guide you through what are included in the payslips you receive, what are the deductions, tax codes, etc., in order raise awareness so you can … Read More Understand Your Payslips

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Choosing the right business structure for your Start-Up

Have you been wondering if it is better for you to run your business as a sole trader or limited company? What are the pros and cons? When is it worthwhile to form a company? We will give you guidance of the pros and cons, as well as other options, in order to decide the right business structure for you. Many people may find … Read More Choosing the right business structure for your Start-Up

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Is Your Business In Sleep Mode? Critical Issues For Dormant Companies

Currently, the IR35 is heating the public sector and is affecting a lot of NHS doctors that are working as a locum via limited companies. Because of IR35, the trust or the agency are using the blanket approach to push everyone into either PAYE or umbrella companies. As a result, lots of locums would stop using limited companies. Those companies would be inactive. And … Read More Is Your Business In Sleep Mode? Critical Issues For Dormant Companies

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