Lorraine Kelly has HMRC for breakfast!

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly has won her case against HMRC at an IR35 tribunal. The case related to her engagements with ITV Breakfast Ltd and her own limited company, Albatel Ltd, covering the period September […]

Clever 2.0 is nearly here!

We have exciting and big news!  We are thrilled to announce that we are just putting the finishing touches to our shiny new portal. Our portal is used by our clients to raise and send invoices, […]

Wages and personal allowance thresholds for April 2019.

Current Tax Year ended 5th April 2019 In the current tax year ended 5th April 2019, we general advise a salary of £702 per month, depending on your additional personal income to date. Not including additional income, […]

What is the 24 month rule?

Travel expenses are part of the 24 month rule There are numerous rules and limitations when contracting. However, one of the more important rules all contractors need to be aware of is the “24 month rule” when […]

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Making Tax Digital for VAT – The Complete Guide for Small Businesses

Starting from April 2019, most VAT registered businesses will have to comply with the new ‘MTD for VAT’ regulations and submit their VAT Tax Returns via MTD compatible software. The current process of applying VAT records to your HMRC tax account will become a way of the past, as your invoices and transactions will be transmitted via what HMRC refers to as; ‘Digital Links’ and ‘Software Bridges’. So, to get a better idea about the adjustments needed and to help you get MTD compliant, we have put together the below, Making Tax Digital for VAT complete guide.

Illegal dividends – what they are and how to avoid them

Dividends are usually a great, tax efficient way of withdrawing money from a company by the owners.  A company can declare a dividend if it has sufficient profits available within the business. However, there are […]

UK Dividend tax rates and thresholds for 2018/19

As the end of the current financial tax year is fast approaching, it’s a good idea to think about whether you have fully maximised the amount you can withdraw from the company tax free and […]

Flat Rate VAT UK

Flat Rate VAT changes explained

For some contractors and freelancers, the Flat Rate VAT scheme is a no-brainer. The scheme allows them to reduce tax costs they otherwise could not have reclaimed via standard VAT, and it considerably simplifies bookkeeping. Hence, saving […]