Tax Return – how to avoid the January panic

Tax Return

Should the 31st October deadline for paper tax returns be the mental deadline for all of us? So the deadline for paper filing of tax returns is looming on the 31st October, but some people argue that this should be your deadline even if you complete your tax return online. Why? In part to avoid Read the full article…

HMRC webinars for Small Business Saturday 7th Dec

In recognition of Small Business Saturday, HM Revenue & Customs says it will dedicate December 7th to individuals who have started their own enterprise, or who are about to, by offering live one-hour webinars on ‘need to know’ issues. Starting on the day at 10am, session one – Self-employment and HMRC – will focus on Read the full article…

In real-time: your salary as it happens and other small biz finance news

It could be the title of the most boring news coverage or worst new reality TV show ever in fact reporting your employees’ salary to HMRC in real time is the new responsibility of UK businesses from 6th April 2013. HMRC are providing guidance over on their website on Operating PAYE in real time (RTI) Read the full article…

This lunchtime – why not book yourself onto one of next weeks free tax advice sessions

Tax returns and self assessment can be a money minefield But with help and advice you can make sure you and your business are on the right track. January is a great month to start getting your finances in order for the year ahead. Help is at hand this month from MyCake‘s Sarah Thelwall and Read the full article…

A post from the archive…adding costs for car and capital items

A timely article re posted here from the archive – Car expenses and buying hardware…how to represent these in your books (originally posted 12 Jan 2010) As there are a lot of folks doing their self-employment tax returns at the moment we’ve decided to do a few posts in answer to commonly raised questions – Read the full article…