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 […]

Christmas opening times at Clever Accounts

Clever Accounts – Christmas Opening times

With Christmas a couple of weeks away and office parties in full spirit, we thought it’s a good time to let you know our opening hours during the festive period. December 2018 Monday 24th – 08.30 […]

Christmas – Tax Benefits and Expenses

With Christmas just around the corner, it is worth considering what expenses you can claim through your limited company. The “Annual Party” As a director of a limited company, you are exempt from paying tax […]

Off-payroll IR35 changes

Off-payroll IR35 reforms to the private sector – not all bad!

The IR35 reform and the implications on UK’ private sector contractors So, 18 months after the public sector IR35 reforms came into effect, it seems as though we have a date, though not quite all […]

Off-payroll changes to IR35 to the private sector

Budget 2018: The headlines

The Budget 2018 was released yesterday, and it seems it was a hugely anticipated budget for many reasons – Brexit and IR35 to name a few.  Here are some of the main changes discussed in […]