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Articles Tagged 'Corporation Tax'

Budget 2018

Thursday 01st November 2018

Budget 2018 - the top 3 items for freelance contractors

Tags: Corporation Tax, Dividends, HMRC, Income Tax, IR35, Limited Company, Salary

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Pension contributions directly from your limited company

Wednesday 29th August 2018

Making pension contributions directly from your limited company can be very tax efficient.

Tags: Limited Company, Pensions, Income Tax, Corporation Tax

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Business Entertainment

Tuesday 16th February 2016

This is a bit of strange one for contractors and freelancers but an annual event, is an allowable business expense for the company as long as the following conditions are met:

Tags: Accounts, Corporation Tax, Expenses

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Dates for Ltd Companies

Tuesday 16th February 2016

Lots of important dates to be aware of - good to keep referring back to.

Tags: Limited Company, Corporation Tax, VAT

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Corporation Tax - a basic guide

Friday 15th January 2016

Corporation Tax - a basic guide

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Director's loans and tax

Thursday 16th July 2015

​We get lots of questions on overdrawn directors loans, as the devil is in the detail and the timings, we thought it would make an interesting short article:

Tags: Limited Company, Income Tax, Corporation Tax

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The 2015-16 tax year.

Thursday 16th April 2015

Headline tax rates and thresholds for the tax year 6 April 2015 to 5 April 2016.

Tags: Corporation Tax, Dividends, HMRC, Income Tax, Limited Company, National Insurance, Pensions, VAT

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Donating to charity and sponsorship

Monday 13th October 2014

Charitable donations made from your Ltd Company to a registered charity are always a tax deductible payment. The charity enjoys 100% of the donation and your company enjoys 20% Corporation tax relief.

Tags: Expenses, Limited Company, Corporation Tax

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Pensions - use your company to make the contributions

Sunday 17th August 2014

When it comes to making pension contributions you have two choices; 1. make them personally from your savings or income or 2. have your Limited Company make contributions directly to your personal pension.

Tags: Pensions, Corporation Tax, Limited Company

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Pensions 2014-15

Wednesday 16th April 2014

Exciting times to come in the 2014-15 tax year for pension investment………

Tags: Corporation Tax, HMRC, Income Tax, Limited Company, Pensions

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Buying a company van

Thursday 10th April 2014

Company vans are taxed very differently to company cars and can be more tax efficient, below are the two options if you are thinking about buying a van.

Tags: Corporation Tax, Expenses, Limited Company

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Introduction to Sponsorship

Sunday 16th March 2014

​Sponsorship is a tricky area with a number of potential pitfalls. Just like a huge number of expense claims you have to look at any potential sponsorship expense with common sense to understand how your limited company would receive tax relief.

Tags: Expenses, HMRC, Corporation Tax, Limited Company

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Directors Loans - Quick Guide

Thursday 12th December 2013

​We get lots of questions on overdrawn directors loans, as the devil is in the detail and the timings, we thought it would make an interesting short article:

Tags: Corporation Tax, HMRC, Income Tax, Limited Company

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Important dates for Ltd Companies

Thursday 20th June 2013

Lots of important dates to be aware of - good to keep referring back to. Company Accounts - a company has to file it’s accounts within 9 months of its year end..........

Tags: Accounts, Annual Return, Companies House, Corporation Tax, HMRC, Income Tax, Limited Company, National Insurance, PAYE, VAT, Self Assessment

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Simple guide to Corporation Tax

Friday 14th June 2013

Inland Revenue Corporation Tax is the tax due on company profits. Once the accounting profit is worked out for a company, it is then turned into the taxable profit by adding back certain expenses that are not tax deductible and taking out certain capital allowances that act as tax reliefs and reduce the company's tax bill. This is a quite a complex process as there are literally thousands or rules regarding what you can and can not claim as tax deductible.

Tags: Corporation Tax, HMRC, Limited Company

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Do I really need a contractor specialist accountant?

Friday 07th June 2013

Some contractors start out by thinking an accountant is an added expense that they don't need. We believe that hiring a contractor specialist accountant is one of the best moves any contractor will make. It's obvious that this would be our opinion, but we're going to explain why it makes so much sense with just two reasons.

Tags: Income Tax, Companies House, Corporation Tax, IR35, Self Assessment, VAT, Salary

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Travel Expenses - the two year rule

Monday 03rd June 2013

Travel costs are an allowable expense as long as they are for the following: - Travelling that must be undertaken to perform your duties. - Not journeys which, are ordinary commuting or private travel.

Tags: Expenses, Corporation Tax

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Training Expenses

Monday 13th May 2013

Over the last few years many contractors have chosen to boost their chances of winning contracts by investing in themselves. Training expenses fall into two different categories for tax, those that develop your current skills and those that give you new skills - below are the details.

Tags: Expenses, Corporation Tax, Limited Company

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Tax changes 2012-13

Wednesday 14th March 2012

Corporation Tax: The small profits rate paid by contractor companies stays at 20% having been reduced from 21% in April 2011.

Tags: Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Inheritance Tax, VAT, PAYE, National Insurance, Pensions, Expenses, Dividends

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