New Wear and Tear Rules

The government has released details of a new tax allowance for landlords, which replaces the current wear and tear allowance.   Currently if you are a landlord of a residential property that you let furnished [...]

By |March 9th, 2016|Tax|0 Comments

New Dividend Tax Regime

As you may have heard, from April 2016 the way people will be taxed on their dividends is changing. This affects both dividends from private companies and outside investments. Currently dividends benefit from a 10% [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Tax|0 Comments

A £212.00 HAND-OUT

Everyone is entitled to earn a certain amount tax-free every year. It is called the Personal Allowance. From 5 April that amount will be £10,600. But what if you don’t work or you only work [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Tax|0 Comments

Getting VAT Back on Meals

Some people have the mistaken impression that you cannot get any VAT back on meals.  That is because you cannot get the VAT back on entertaining UK clients. However this restriction does not apply to [...]

By |October 22nd, 2012|Tax|0 Comments

Say What?

Every type of work or business has its own form of jargon.  Accountancy is particularly bad in this area. A typical set of accounts will include expressions such as Gross Profit, depreciation, fixed assets, debtors, [...]

By |October 16th, 2012|General|0 Comments


One of the most frustrating experiences in a business is not getting paid.  But how do you spot the customers who are going to do the dirty on you?  Many small businesses are too informal [...]

By |June 18th, 2012|Business|0 Comments

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