Business Finances

V is for VAT

V is for VAT

V is for VAT VAT is short for Value Added Tax and is charged on most sales of goods and services in the UK. There are different types of sales. Taxable sales or VATable sales are sales in which VAT would be charged. Some sales have special rules which mean they are exempt from VAT …

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U is for Utilising Allowances

U is for Utilising Allowances

U is for Utilising Allowances We are approaching the end of the tax year in April. This is a great time for taxpayers to review and ensure that you have utilised the allowances available to you where possible. You should review all your sources of income and expenditure and bear in mind that any grants …

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T is for Trivial benefits

T is for Trivial Benefits

T is for Trivial Benefits If you are a director of a limited company and you’ve been working super hard, then you definitely deserve a treat! Do you want to get employer points and treat an employee that really deserves it? You don’t have to pay tax on a TRIVIAL BENEFIT (gift) for your employee …

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S is for Social Functions

S is for Social Functions

S is for Social Functions Do you want a tax-free party? These rules are for any social event throughout the year, but a lot of people associate them with a Christmas party. To be exempt from tax and national insurance the event must be: An annual event! Open to ALL employees! (Not just your besties) …

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R is for Running a Business

R is for Running a Business

R is for Running a Business Starting up a business of your own is a big step, it takes courage and dedication and sometime can be over whelming. So where do you start. One of the first steps is deciding on a form of legal entity. There are 3 basic forms of business. Sole Trader …

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