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Cloud Accounting - Part 2

Cloud Accounting - Part 2
Following the previous blog on cloud accounting, this blog shares three options we provide that fits the needs of every type of business. To help you identify the best option for your business here is a quick overview.
 
Total Accounting Solution
 
This is the best option for ambitious business owners who want comprehensive support and advice to help them build a truly successful business, maximise their income and wealth, and minimise their tax bills. We drill down to the fine detail of what figures really drive and impact your business including;
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2016/7 Tax Year – Part 2:Dividend Tax Changes

2016/7 Tax Year – Part 2:Dividend Tax Changes
When reviewing the recent Budget, one of the most fundamental changes that came into effect from 6 April 2016 were the changes to how dividends are taxed.

If we first look prior to the 2016/7 tax year, one of the greatest attractions in receiving dividends for company shareholders was the 10% tax credit, therefore resulting in no personal tax to be paid for Basic Rate Band individuals.

From April 2016 the government has abolished this dividend tax credit and in its place introduced a new dividend tax allowance of £5,000 a year.

But how does this impact your tax liabilities?
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ST BASILS WALK 2015 – WE DID IT!

ST BASILS WALK 2015 – WE DID IT!

The James Stanley Globetrotters conquered the 13 mile Staffordshire Roaches Challenge in just 6 hours and 20 minutes!

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The fastest way to improve your profits

The fastest way to improve your profits

For any business, when thinking about increasing that bottom line it is normal to immediately think about painful cost savings or improved efficiencies. The fact of the matter is, whilst these procedures are important there is a far easier way to maximise profits which is too often missed….and that is…….increase your prices!

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The ways to start up your business

The ways to start up your business

Starting up your business…..often a mind boggling concept, especially for individuals who have previously accrued a CV solely served as an employee. What heightens this strain and stress for new business owners is the dramatic tax implications from getting this start up wrong!

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Follower and Accelerated Payment Notices (APN)

Follower and Accelerated Payment Notices (APN)

Basic Facts


From the date The Finance Bill 2014 receives Royal Assent (within the next couple of weeks!!), any individual or company that has undertaken aggressive tax planning since August 2004 may receive a “Follower Notice and/or an Accelerated Payment Notice (APN)” requiring them to amend tax returns, and in some cases payback the tax saved via “tax advantageous” strategies.

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Meet the Team | Mark

Meet the Team | Mark

Profession: Accountant


Years in the business: 4.5 years

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Getting the most out of VAT

Getting the most out of VAT

Every year VAT is becoming increasingly more complicated as HMRC continuously amends and introduces new rules and regulations. In conjunction with this, the government is working harder than ever to clamp down on any tax irregularities.

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The Importance of Networking

The Importance of Networking

What is networking?


It may sound like a simple concept, but how do YOU create real potential business leads from simply turning up to an event with numerous companies present, equipped with nothing apart from a bunch of business cards? In reality networking is a business skill, one acquired over time that demands far more intuition than the direct and superficial;

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