Category: VAT

October 2021 Autumn Budget headlines

NI & Dividend tax increase 1.25% National Insurance will increase from 6th April 2022 by 1.25%. This means that if you are an employee or a sole trader earning £30,000 a year, you will have to pay an extra £255 in tax. If you are the employer, then you’d have to pay an extra £255…

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Christmas party tax tip

If you’re having a Christmas party (or any other annual event) there is an exemption of up to £150/pp you can spend and it’s all tax free! The conditions The total cost must not exceed £150 per head, per year. £150 includes VAT together with any extra costs such as transport and accommodation. The £150…

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Are You Keeping Records Of Your Business Journeys?

Our research shows that 95% of sole traders don’t keep records of journeys, which means they have to claim for petrol rather than mileage. When you claim for petrol, you have to split the bill between business and personal use. Thus, you could lose out if you do a great deal of driving for business…

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Switching Accountants – The How To Guide – As Easy As 123

Changing Accountants Switching your accountant, much the same as switching your gas and electricity supplier, can feel like a stressful task that you want to avoid even when you’re not fully satisfied with the services you’re getting. Sometimes people just want to avoid those awkward “goodbyes” and think that they have to endure this when…

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