Category Archives: Blog

Struggling to file taxes? Get Self Assessment tax return help.

The Self Assessment tax return filing deadline, i.e., January 31, is coming up, and businesses, individuals, and accountants across the UK are rushing to stay prepared for the tax season and end the year on a productive note. With Christmas also around the corner, it makes sense to start as soon as possible and get […]

Going digital for filing a Self Assessment tax return

As an individual service provider or business owner, you will need to undertake filing a Self Assessment tax return. Your business must be in full compliance with the tax laws, which can apply in various ways depending on the size of the company you are running and the exemptions your industry is eligible for. “Is […]

Make calculating the tax on rental income easy: Top tips

As a landlord, your property is your most valuable asset. Letting out residential and/or commercial property is a great way to make passive income. However, navigating all the tax requirements related to reporting income tax on rental properties and capital costs can be tricky – unless you have a landlord accountant. In this blog, we […]

The Mini Budget 2022 – what does it mean for you?

As the UK enters a new era under the tutelage of Liz Truss, the country’s recently-elected PM, Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng unveiled the Mini Budget on September 23, 2022 with the promise of boosting economic growth. In a Commons statement, popularly dubbed as the “mini budget,” he agreed how the high tax rates […]

Understanding MTD for landlords: Important questions answered

The new MTD ITSA guidelines have been complicated for many to grasp fully, even for accountants. To combat this, HMRC has been offering clarifications at intervals and recently hosted a boot camp for landlords and sole traders to answer their questions. For busy landlords, especially those just getting used to the MTD system, we have […]

The negative consequences of not declaring rental income

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There are thousands of landlords in the UK, owning and renting out second properties. The majority of these landlords declare their income and pay taxes on the profits on their tax returns because they know the consequences of not declaring rental income.  But what do you do if you have rental income that you have […]

How full financial support helped Subvision Surveys propel from side hustle to £1.2 million in turnover in seven years

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When we first met Jim, Subvision was a growing side hustle, turning over £40,000 as a result of weekend and evening work. At the time, the business was being run solely by Jim with the support of Subcontractor Keith – now a partner in the business. Most business owners in the early stages will relate […]

What is the Domestic Reverse Charge and how does it affect my construction business?

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You may have already heard about the Domestic VAT Reverse Charge that came into effect from 1st March 2021. This is a change in the way contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry will account for VAT, specifically aimed at VAT registered businesses working under the Construction Industry Scheme.  These changes can often feel complicated […]

I deferred VAT payments due to Covid 19, how and when do I have to make payment?

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Many business owners took advantage of the opportunity to defer VAT in 2020 as a result of the Government’s Covid-19 business relief. While we’re not out of the woods with lockdown just yet, it helps to know when you are required to make repayments, and how you can go about doing that.  The good news […]