All posts by David Crossley

Senior accountant and SME specialist

10 ways HMRC can tell if you are cheating the tax system

In today’s modern digital age, it is increasingly hard to avoid the many methods HMRC uses for catching tax cheats and those looking to bend the rules. HMRC has come a long way in recent […]

Taking salary and dividends

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, […]

Claiming Back Travel Expenses - 24 Month Rule

What is 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 claiming expenses. What is the 24 month rule? As […]

Student Loans

Student Loans repayment – ways to repay

Getting a student loan, for most, is an essential part of getting through university.  Whether for course fees, accommodation or simply entertaining, it can be an expensive business studying.  Furthermore, the thought of actually paying […]

What is IR35?

What is IR35? Why is it important?

IR35 is hot topic at the moment, whether it be the recent high profile case of against the BBC and Ms Ackroyd or the expected rolling out of last year changes in the public sector […]

Top 5 phone apps to help run your business

We round up some of the apps and online services that we use, or think are useful additions to your phone app list. HMRC Released a couple of years ago and recently undergoing a number […]

Don't be a victim of phishing

Don’t be a victim of Phishing!

HMRC Scam Alert Updated on July 4th 2019 We have recently had a few calls from clients who received phone calls allegedly from HMRC, telling them that there was a warrant out for their arrest since […]

Why was Ms Christa Ackroyd deemed inside of IR35?

Over the past few weeks we have noticed a growing number of questions over why the recent First-Tier Tribunal case decided in favour of HMRC rather than Ms Christa Ackroyd, the former BBC television presenter. […]