You may have noticed that when you log onto lots of websites now there is a link to click on getting ready for Brexit. It covers things like tourists travelling abroad. HMRC has its own link “Get Ready for Brexit” and it covers import and export of goods. Yesterday I attended a seminar on Brexit…



Today is the last day that you can sign up for MTD if you are a stagger one business that files quarterly VAT returns and pays by direct debit.  Make sure that you have signed up for MTD by the end of play today. We can report lots of successful MTD VAT returns filed.  However,…



Please be aware that Michael and I are away for our summer holiday from close of business Friday 5th July and will return on Monday 22nd July. The office will remain open, with Ania here as normal from Tuesday to Friday 9.30am to 2.30pm.  If you need to drop off any paperwork outside these hours,…



There has been a great deal of concern among accountants, with regard to MTD and digital record keeping, when considering those clients who receive large numbers of invoices from single suppliers,  such as builder’s merchants or drugs companies. VAT returns for those clients have historically been prepared based on the supplier statements ( often a…



We are nearly at the end of the tax year – 5 April 2019 is looming. There is still a little time for you to reduce your tax liabilities – some of the options that may be available to you are –   – perhaps making a lump sum payment into your pension – making…



We are continually being asked by clients which software we would recommend for Making Tax Digital.  This is a very difficult question to answer because what seems straight forward to use for an accountant may not seem straight forward for a person with no accountancy knowledge. Accounting Web have helpfully set up a software review…



This April will see the start of increased pension contributions for employers and their staff. The total minimum contribution will rise from 5% total to 8%. Increasing minimum contributions should be a straightforward task for employers but there are checks they will need to make with their pension and payroll providers to ensure their staff are receiving the…



HMRC  have published their latest letter to UK businesses that trade only with the EU with details of important actions they need to take and changes to be aware of in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. It is their third letter to businesses on preparing for the UK leaving the EU. The…



Wishing all our clients, friends and family a really wonderful, happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!   Hope you all had a great Christmas!



I cannot believe I am contemplating the ‘C’ word (Christmas!) but just to give everyone notice … Our office will be shut from close of business Friday 21st December and will re-open on Monday 7th January 2019. We would like to thank all our customers for their business year and wish you all a really…