Announcing My New Board View Service

Ray Stewart Business, General, Marketing 0 Comments

Did you know that every single one of the UK’s most successful and most profitable businesses have one thing in common?

And did you know that this one thing that the most successful businesses have in common is also the one thing that very few owner managed businesses do?

It then logically follows, doesn’t it, that if you do this one thing in the way that the most successful businesses are already doing it, you will:

E-Marketplace Disclosure Facility Closes Soon

Ray Stewart Business, Online Business, Tax Matters 0 Comments

The Tax Office “amnesty” of reduced penalties for e-marketplace and e-auction website traders, that started on the 14th March 2012, is drawing to a close. The intention to make a disclosure has to be lodged with HMRC by the 14th June 2012 and the completed disclosure form and payment should reach HMRC by the 14th September 2012.

HMRC claim that penalties levied under this scheme will be capped at a maximum of 10% of the tax due, and in some cases waived altogether.

This is the latest scheme to try and encourage unregistered tax payers to fall into line…

What Now?

New SureStart Service Launched For Start-Up Businesses

Ray Stewart Business, General 0 Comments

I have been talking to a number of new business start-ups lately and there is clearly a need for a service tailored specifically for new businesses that helps them in their first year of trading. I am offering loads of advice, help and support for an agreed fee. No surprise bills and no limit to the amount of phone calls and meetings in the first 12 months…

New Penalty Regime Starts To Bite – Hard!

Ray Stewart General, Tax Matters 0 Comments

HM Revenue & Customs have introduced their new penalty structure for tax payers who, for whatever reason, fail to file their Self Assessment forms in line with the rules. The new late filing penalties are upsetting a lot of people who had become used to the old system where the fine was reduced to £nil once the outstanding forms were eventually filed if it were shown there was no tax liability, or that all the tax had been paid by the 31st January