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Expert guides and advice to help you run your business
Broadband, mobile and telephone costs are some of the most common expenses recorded by limited company owners. It would be impossible to run a business without these essential services.
Here, contracting expert, James Leckie, takes a closer look at how are these particular expenses treated for tax purposes.
As part of our commitment to the companies we support and the ambition to see these brands grow and succeed, we’ve launched a series of articles that tell the story of some of the businesses we work with and the talented professionals who run them.
The first article in the series recounts the five years journey of Stephen Young from full-time employment into launching his first management consultancy. It follows the professional steps Stephen took in order to confidently transition for the first time in his life, into self-employment.
With an increasing demand for creative and digital talent, Leeds freelancing community has grown by leaps and bounds and along with it, the co-working culture of the north.
Here is our guide to some of Leeds best Freelance and coworking hubs.
Looking after the health of your employees (and yourself) will always be high on your priority list if you run a limited company. Here, contracting industry veteran, James Leckie, looks at the typical health and medical expenses you may encounter as a company owner.
Corporation Tax is a good example of a tax liability that can be significantly reduced if done right.
By aligning your company’s annual profit against its annual costs, you may be able to lower your tax bill quite substantially.
We’re always looking at ways to help make our clients’ lives easier. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that we now offer bank feeds via Open Banking and, what’s more, making it free of charge for our clients. This means you can now have safe and secure automated bank feeds that integrate directly into our accounting app.
If you are unable to make payment of your Self-Assessment Tax Liability, you may be able to apply for a payment plan. HMRC have created and launched an instalment mechanism that you can access directly from your HMRC account. Here is the complete guide.
To make sure that your business is heading in the right direction, its important you lay out a business plan so that you can focus on your targets, ensuring every new assignment you undertake is moving you closer to your goals.
A good forecasting exercise isn’t merely about looking at the facts, it’s also a chance to ask ‘what if?’
Ultimately, this allows you to look at different scenarios and test the impact, enabling you to see more clearly how you would be affected by any changes in income or expenditure.
With Coronavirus causing so much uncertainty, now is a very good time to do a forecasting exercise.
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