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04 Nov 2019

Are Christmas Parties Tax-Free?

The annual Christmas party is a great way to have fun and show your employees that you appreciate all their hard work over the year. But what about Christmas party tax considerations?

10 Oct 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Your Pension

Everyone wants to get the most out of their pension, but how should you go about doing it? There are lots of pension planning tactics you can employ, and here we outline just a few of them.

03 Sep 2019

Corporate Tax Planning for Small Businesses

One of the most important things you have to consider when starting a business is your corporate tax planning. In this guide, we hope to clarify a few things so you can get your taxes set up properly and make important savings.

05 Aug 2019

Pros and Cons of VAT Registering a Small Business

If you run a small business, Value Added Tax (VAT) is something that you may or may not need to pay. Even if you do not have to register for VAT, you may decide that it is the right option for your business. Here we look at the advantages and disadvantages of VAT registration for small businesses.

03 Jul 2019

Closing a Limited Company: What You Need to Know

If you are considering closing a limited company, there are various things you need to be aware of. Here we outline the different exit strategies according to the situation of your company.

05 Jun 2019

How to Start a Limited Company

Setting up a limited company has many benefits. Not only is it a tax-efficient way to run a business, but you can also make your business more attractive to clients who would not work with a sole trader.

02 May 2019

How To Fill in a Self-Assessment Tax Return Online

With the Tax year running from April to April it seems only appropriate for us to cover the ways in which you can fill in a Self-Assessment tax return online for the past year.

08 Apr 2019

The Difference Between a Company Secretary and a Personal Secretary

While the similarity in the names may lead you to assume that a company secretary is the same thing as a personal secretary or personal assistant (PA), this couldn’t be further from the truth.

05 Mar 2019

VAT Advice for Small Businesses

If you run a small business, you may be wondering when you have to pay VAT, how much you have to pay and how to sort it out. Small business VAT can seem like quite a simple tax on the face of it, but the truth is it can become complicated, and you may need some VAT advice to help you sort it out.

25 Feb 2019

How to Create a Business Plan for a Small Business

Starting a business is an exciting time, but you want to make sure you go about it properly. Part of this involves creating a detailed business plan. But how should you do this? What does it involve, and what should it achieve? Here’s a guide to creating your first startup business plan.

14 Jan 2019

Why Hiring Accountants will Save You Money in the Long Run

While some businesses may see hiring an accountant as an expense, the truth is that it is more often than not an investment.

04 Dec 2018

Should I Keep My Payroll In-House?

Payroll is important for any business, but there is one question that you might be asking: should you do it in-house or outsource it?

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