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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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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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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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How to Start Your Own Business

April 2019

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Starting a business isn’t easy. There are numerous hurdles you must overcome; however, the result can be extremely rewarding. If you would like to start your own business there are series of steps you need to follow, follow these steps and you’ll be well on your way to owning a successful business. Ask yourself why […]

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Does Your Business Have Adequate Insurance Cover?

March 2019

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Ensuring that your business has the right level of cover is of paramount importance. However, many businesses are at risk of underinsurance. What is underinsurance?  Underinsurance is when you or your business has an insurance policy that is inadequate and wouldn’t hold up in the event of a claim. This could be due to company […]

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Capital Gains Tax Changes That All Landlords Need to Be Aware Of

March 2019

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Attention all landlords & ladies: Are you considering selling one of your properties, or at least toying with the idea? If so, read on as some upcoming changes might affect your decision. As a landlord, you’ll already be feeling the pinch from the various changes the government have introduced; most notably with stamp duty, relief […]

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