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Making Tax Digital (Update)

Making Tax Digital (Update)
In a recent article the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales have asked the Revenue to delay the roll out of making tax digital for VAT purposes which is due to become into play for most VAT registered businesses for their VAT return periods starting after 1 April 2019.
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VAT - Benefits of the Flat Rate Scheme

VAT - Benefits of the Flat Rate Scheme
The flat rate scheme is a way of making your accounting and VAT records easier to keep, by allowing you to apply a fixed percentage to your gross sales to calculate the VAT due. The percentage that you apply depends on the sector which your business falls into.
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How to get an extra £2.2 million in your business and personal bank accounts

How to get an extra £2.2 million in your business and personal bank accounts
We will be hosting the “How to get an extra £2.2 million in your business and personal bank accounts” seminar at Walmley Golf Club on 18 October 2017. The seminar has been designed to help local entrepreneurs make the West Midlands economy stronger, and is presented by Amazon 5 star rated business author and former UK Entrepreneur of the Year, Steve Pipe.
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Preparing accounts on a cash or accrual basis – which will you choose?

Preparing accounts on a cash or accrual basis – which will you choose?
From 6 April 2017, unincorporated businesses with sales of less than £150,000 can choose to prepare their accounts on a cash basis. In this way, they will only pay tax on income they have actually received and will only be able to claim on payments they have made.
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Small Company Filing Options

Small Company Filing Options
Recent changes in company law have removed the option for small companies to file abbreviated accounts. Furthermore the accounts presentation and disclosure requirements have changed also and these have been embodied in FRS 102 Section 1A.
Small and medium size companies have got used to filing abbreviated accounts for a number of years however these have been abolished for accounting periods commencing on or after 1 January 2016.
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An Office Jingle?

An Office Jingle?
We thought this week that we would share a case study with you all regarding ABBA Limited and the company’s owner and director, Fernando.
 
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How to inspire your team!

How to inspire your team!

Have you ever walked into business and the first person you come across is unwelcoming, disengaged, or just neutral? Does it make you think this employee is not happy, that this might not be a great place to work, and more importantly is it really the kind of business you want to work with?

Here are five ways you can foster a positive work environment and empower your team: -

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5 things to consider before going paperless

5 things to consider before going paperless

Have you thought about becoming paperless? Not sure where to start? Here are five key facts to consider before you take on this environmentally friendly and cost-effective business solution:

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Simplified expense rules for small businesses

Simplified expense rules for small businesses

Small unincorporated businesses (partnerships and sole traders) can now claim a flat rate deduction in respect of 'use of home for business costs' as an alternative to recording the actual expenditure and then apportioning the business element.

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