Make the most of your allowances

Make the most of your allowances

The tax system contains a number of allowances which enable individuals to enjoy income and gains tax free. In seeking to maximise your tax-free income, it makes sense to take advantage of available allowances. The following are a selection of some of the allowances...
Good Business Records

Good Business Records

To ensure that you pay the correct amount of tax and file correct tax returns with HMRC, it is vital that you keep complete and accurate records. This applies regardless of whether you are running a business as a sole trader or in partnership or operating a limited...
How To Make Sure You Get Paid On Time

How To Make Sure You Get Paid On Time

In an ideal world, all businesses would be paid on time, or even early, for their products and services. And while there are some people out there who are diligent in their payment efforts, sadly there are a lot more who aren’t. This results in late payments, which...
VAT – Should You Leave The Flat Rate Scheme?

VAT – Should You Leave The Flat Rate Scheme?

Let’s get something out in the open right now – VAT is not a scary word. VAT, or value added tax, is just another part of running a business in the UK. Most businesses in the UK who sell products have to be registered for VAT, and most who offer services as well too....