A number of you already know of my commitment to Accountants Changing the World. Part of that commitment is to make sharing and giving a systematic part of my work to help those less fortunate than us. I have therefore become a partner with Buy 1 Give 1.
We are proud to be able to officially call ourselves Accountants Changing The World.
You can find full details here Accountants Changing The World
In simple terms, what that means is that we have signed a formal public commitment document to give business like yours free professional support and advice that will help you to…
New National Minimum Wage rates apply from the 1st October 2012…
A potential new client asked me this afternoon why he needed me. Well, perhaps this short clip will answer his question and maybe yours….
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:
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…
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…
It’s a lot of money, isn’t it? But that is how much someone earning £30,000 a year pays in taxes over their lifetime. And for higher earners the amounts are even bigger.
Of course we all have to pay our fair share of taxes. But there is no reason why you should pay more than your fair share, is there???
One thing I have found recently is clients discussing the need for change with me but when it comes to actually making the hard decisions, they bottle out and waste the work done and money spent up to that point
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