Category archives: Accountancy news

  • The Self Employment Income Support Scheme was available to anyone who was self employed and adversely affected by the pandemic. I’m sorry to be a party pooper but if you claimed it there are some things you should know. Not telling the accountant HMRC prevented accountants making applications... [read more]
  • If you are VAT registered you have no choice and must use a recognised accounting package. Even if you aren’t yet registered for VAT it may be your business has grown and you want better control. Either way if you are looking for an accounting package the choice can be bewildering. The last tim... [read more]
  • There was once a time long long ago in a land far far away, or that’s how it feels, when we didn’t live in our draconian world of penalties. Now there are lots and it makes it even more important when you’re in business to be sure you know all the deadlines avoid the fines. The most obvious is t... [read more]
  • Now is the time of year when we all want to get together and let our hair down a bit but is the cost of holding a party for your staff a tax deductible expense? In short the answer is a simple, yes, but there are one or two conditions. Before you were thinking of being too generous there is a... [read more]
  • For all you super generous employers this is a very topical subject at this time of year although the same rules apply throughout the year. So, if you’re in a generous mood and feel the need to treat your staff to something this festive season please read on. In short, as long as the gift doesn’... [read more]