• 5 January, 2021

    Tax Return Penalties 2021

    HMRC have responded to a letter from all the main accounting bodies to extend the January 31st tax return deadline this year and remove tax return penalties. HMRC’s chief executive Jim Harra said to do so would encourage some taxpayers... read more

  • 1 January, 2021

    HMRC Tax Advice Results In Accountant of the Year 2020 Award

    We are delighted to announce that we have won the title of Accountant of the Year 2020 from Unbiased, the leading online resource to connect individuals and businesses to professional advisors, after giving sound HMRC tax advice. We have been... read more

  • 1 December, 2020

    New SEISS conditions

    The SEISS claims portal reopened on Monday 30 November, but the new SEISS conditions mean that taxpayers must declare their trade has been impacted by reduced demand before they claim the third grant. In order to claim the first two... read more

  • 19 November, 2020

    Staff Christmas Party

    Is the annual exemption lost in 2020? Most businesses take advantages of the statutory £150 exemption per staff member for running a Staff Christmas party without there being any tax implications (though they may not realise it!). With Coronavirus restrictions in... read more

  • 16 November, 2020

    Is Professional Indemnity Insurance Tax Deductible?

    What makes professional indemnity insurance tax deductible? Since professional indemnity insurance is an allowable cost, it goes against your business profits and therefore, it is tax deductible. It is used 'wholly and exclusively' in the course of your business and therefore... read more

  • 10 November, 2020

    Student Tax Scams

    Readers with children at university should pass on this message as students starting university this year are being warned by HMRC that they could be targeted by a fresh wave of student tax scams.As new students start the academic year,... read more

  • 2 November, 2020

    Business Support Measures for the New National Lockdown

    Business Support Measures The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson speaking at a press conference on Saturday night, 31 October 2020, confirmed widespread expectations of a second national lockdown in England to help stem the growing resurgence of the coronavirus. The Government was... read more