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Am I Eligible to Claim for R&D Tax Credits?

August 2019

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Research and Development tax credits, commonly referred to as simply ‘R&D’ is a government incentive designed to drive forward innovation across multiple industries. This is an opportunity for you to reduce your corporation tax bill or receive a refund from HMRC based on the working hours your business dedicates to R&D. We often find that […]


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Case Study: Tracey Renshaw

July 2019

Case Study: Tracey Renshaw

Services used: Capital Gains Tax, Self-assessment Tax Returns, Research & Development Tax Credits and Company Formation. Tracey Renshaw is a personal tax client who first approached us when she was looking to sell one of her properties and wanted to understand the capital gains tax implications. As a client of our Dereham office, Tracey was […]


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Could Your Business Benefit from Management Accounts?

July 2019

Could Your Business Benefit from Management Accounts?

Management accounts differ from a regular set of accounts in that they provide up-to-date financial information as and when you need it, rather than once a year in your annual accounts. Every limited company must file a set of accounts with companies house following the end of each financial year. This is a statutory requirement, […]


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Capital Gains Tax Explained

July 2019

Capital Gains Tax Explained

Capital Gains Tax, often referred to as simply CGT, is a tax applied to the selling of an asset you own. You pay tax on the gain, not the amount you sold it for, hence the name Capital Gains Tax. An asset doesn’t necessarily have to be sold to be subject to CGT though as […]


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What Are the Benefits of a Business Partnership?

July 2019

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Business Partnerships are a common business type in the UK, it is a kind of middle ground between the sole trade and limited company. Deciding whether a partnership business is the right business model for you can be tricky, but it is worth spending some time researching the advantages and disadvantages of each business type […]


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Do I Need an Accountant?

July 2019

Do I Need an Accountant?

All business owners will at some point ask themselves this question: Do I need an accountant? It’s an important question to ask, and an even more important one to answer. Whether or not you need an accountant depends on several factors such as the size and type of your business. If, for example, you’re a […]


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Undisclosed Rental Income? It’s Time to Come Clean with HMRC

July 2019

HMRC'S Let Property Campaign

HMRC has been running the Let Property Campaign (LPC) since Autumn 2013, the campaign is aimed at property landlords who have failed to disclose their rental income. This campaign presents the perfect opportunity to come clean with HMRC. Essentially, HMRC will go easy on you if you disclose any previously undisclosed income under the campaign. […]


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IMPORTANT UPDATE: Reverse Charge VAT for the Construction Industry

June 2019

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There is an important change that you need to be aware of, coming into effect on 1st October 2019. This change will affect any business that is CIS and VAT registered or that pays suppliers that are CIS and VAT registered. The new legislation is aimed at shifting the VAT liability on building and other […]


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What You Need to Do About IR35

May 2019

What You Need to Do About IR35

IR35 is a piece of tax legislation designed to combat tax avoidance by off-payroll workers who provide their services to businesses as a self-employed individual on a regular, long-term basis. In the eyes of HMRC, workers of this kind are what’s known as ‘disguised employees.’ This means that as far as HMRC are concerned, the […]


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What is PAYE and How Does It Work?

April 2019

What is PAYE and How Does It Work?

PAYE is an acronym for Pay As You Earn. This is the system whereby employees and pensioners have tax deducted using their ‘PAYE code’. HMRC uses these PAYE tax codes to tell your employer or pension provider how much they need to deduct from your pay. Where HMRC doesn’t have quite enough information to provide […]


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