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Cycle to work scheme

Cycle to work scheme
How can you improve your fitness, help the environment and get a tax break all in one go? By signing up to the Cycle to work scheme which was introduced in 1999.
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Accountants for Growth - How we deliver that promise

Accountants for Growth - How we deliver that promise
One of the main drivers of the team at James,Stanley & Co is to help our clients grow their businesses. The question you may ask is ’How do you deliver on that promise?’
 
Cloud accounting and supporting apps have allowed us to deliver our growth services; they provide us with real time financial information about your business which in turn allows us the compare results against the growth forecasts which we have prepared and to challenge business owners to get to the next level.

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Latest tactics used by HMRC to seek out tax avoidance

Latest tactics used by HMRC to seek out tax avoidance
H.M. Revenue & Customers are increasingly sending out offices into the field to conduct undercover tests on taxpayers who they suspect are not declaring all on their income. They are targeting this approach particularly at cash traders such as public houses, restaurants, street food businesses, hairdressers and market stalls.
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HMRC target tax evasion in the catering sector

HMRC target tax evasion in the catering sector
We have it on good authority that HMRC is focusing a campaign on restaurants, takeaways and street food businesses with a number of taskforces concentrating on this sector. HMRC have successfully used taskforces in the past to collect tax from the building sector and public houses.
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Up & Coming Grant Funding

Up & Coming Grant Funding
From April 2019 Grant Programmes will be released for certain job creating projects for SME's with less than 250 employees.
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporation

Advantages and Disadvantages of Incorporation
An in-depth analysis
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Tax on Tips

Tax on Tips
The catering sector can sometimes benefit from tips received from customers and unfortunately there are some tricky tax rules which must be applied to any tips or gratuities received.
 
Tax is payable on income from employment and unfortunately HMRC consider tips to be income from employment.

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VAT and the flat rate scheme

VAT and the flat rate scheme
Dan Fox and Andrew James ran a session on tax mitigation and business growth strategies at the inaugural NCASS Congress.

We touched on a number of ideas during the session which we are going to expand on in the coming weeks as they will be relevant to many caterers. One question that a delegate asked was: -

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