Category: Accountants

Saving tax as a company director

How to maintain tax efficiency as a small business company director of your own limited company with the impending increase in dividend tax from April 2022 From the 6th April 2022 the tax cost of drawing dividends from your limited company will increase by 1.25% Currently, dividends are taxed on basic rate taxpayers at 7.5%,…

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Travelling Expenses – What You Need To Know

1. Self Employed   Normal Place or base of work The first thing you need to think about is your normal place of work, so that you can work out what is your ordinary commute which is disallowed. If you rent an office or workspace anywhere then that generally be your normal place of work. If…

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LeeP Tip: Tax payments and what HMRC don’t want you to know about!

For many people, 31st July signifies another payment to HMRC – it’s called a “payment on account” towards your 2017/18 tax liabilities and was calculated based on your 16/17 tax return. If your bill is rather large, then did you know that there are various options for you to consider: Option 1 If you think…

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LeePTip on Home Office Expenses for Sole-traders

“Can I claim Home Office costs and How much?” This is one of the most commonly asked questions we get asked here at LeeP, your local Peterborough Accountants, and there are so many misconceptions are flying around. Here is what you need to know if you work from home. There are TWO methods you can…

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LeeP Accountant guide to the P11D – what is it and should I be worried?

If you’re an employer and provided expenses or benefits to employees or directors in the previous tax year ended 5th April 2018, you might need to tell HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and pay tax and National Insurance on them. Examples of expenses and benefits include: Company cars Health insurance Travel and entertainment expenses Childcare…

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Self Assessment Tax Return How-To Guide by LeeP Accountants Peterborough

Get your records in order Record-keeping is a vital for every self-employed person. You have a range of legal obligations when it comes to record-keeping – but entirely apart from this, the Self Assessment process will be significantly easier if you have the relevant documents easily to hand, and organised in an effective way. The…

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