Year-end tax planning tips

Year-end tax planning tips

As the end of the 2018/19 tax year approaches, it is worthwhile taking time for some last-minute tax planning. Here are some simple tips that may save you money. Preserve your personal allowance: the personal allowance is reduced by £1 for every £2 by which income...
Salary vs Dividends

Salary vs Dividends

A popular profits extraction strategy for personal and family companies is to extract a small salary, taking further profits as dividends. Where this strategy is pursued for 2019/20, what level should be the salary be set at to ensure the strategy remain tax...
Top 5 Limited Company Mistakes  You’ll Want To Avoid

Top 5 Limited Company Mistakes You’ll Want To Avoid

Running a limited company isn’t always a walk in the park. There are a lot of different things to understand, from the rules around salaries and expenses to corporation tax and VAT. And there are a lot of things that can cause you some major problems if you get them...
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...