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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


VAT registered - charging your client expenses

Tuesday 16th June 2015

​If you are VAT registered then you need to keep in mind the rules on VAT for expenses charged to a client.

Tags: VAT, Expenses


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


Switching from the VAT Standard Scheme to the VAT Flat Rate Scheme

Friday 16th January 2015

​We have had a number of questions in the last month about the process involved in joining the VAT Flat Rate Scheme if you are currently on the Standard Scheme.

Tags: VAT


VAT Flat Rate Scheme - Buying assets over £2k to claim back the VAT

Sunday 30th November 2014

The vast majority of freelance contractors in the UK are registered for the VAT Flat Rate Scheme (FRS). This allows them to keep a percentage of the VAT that they have to charge to their clients which gives them an extra income stream without having to do any additional work.

Tags: VAT


VAT and charging clients for expenses

Tuesday 13th May 2014

If you are VAT registered then you need to keep in mind the rules on VAT for expenses charged to a client.

Tags: Expenses, HMRC, Limited Company, VAT


Another damning report into HMRC

Monday 08th July 2013

The National Audit Office (NAO) has released it's report into HMRC and warns that HMRC failed to collect £9.6 billion of VAT in 2010-11. It has also warned that there are widespread errors and issues of fraud in the payment of personal tax credits.



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


VAT - which scheme to choose?

Monday 17th June 2013

The Standard VAT Scheme allows you to claim back any VAT you have incurred on expenses. For instance if you were to buy a computer costing £1,200 the first £1,000 of this is the fee paid to the shop for the computer with the additional £200 being the VAT that the shop will then pay to HMRC. You would then be able to claim this £200 back from HMRC when you file your VAT return.



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


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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