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Improving cashflow

A guide to maintaining a healthy balance between money coming in and out of your business. If your business does not have a steady stream of money flowing into it, you will be unlikely to be a going concern in

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Employee benefits

A guide for employees on the tax implications of accepting common employee benefits. Most employers provide a range of benefits in kind to their employees. You may be able to choose which benefits to take up, so you should be

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Important dates and changes for April 2017

As another new tax year begins, here are some important tax dates and changes to be aware of this month. 1 April Auto-enrolment staging dates Auto-enrolment staging date for employers who don’t have a PAYE scheme. Business rates Rate payers

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National minimum and living wages rise from 1 April

The national living wage (NLW) is now £7.50 an hour. Most workers who are aged 25 and over and not in their first year of an apprenticeship are entitled to the new rate. The national minimum wage (NMW) rates for

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Autumn Statement 2016

Autumn Statement 2016 – Download AutumnStatement2016_PWAS.pdf – Click to download this article as pdf file.

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Audits and accounts

A guide to keeping accounts and how an audit can benefit your business. An audit is an official inspection of a company or organisation’s accounts by an independent body. A company can choose to be audited in order to prove

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Digital tax accounts

Businesses will require software for digital tax accounts Businesses will need to submit their tax and financial information quarterly using software that’s compatible with HMRC’s systems. In a letter to financial secretary to the Treasury David Gauke, Andrew Tyrie, chairman

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Second payment on account reminder

The deadline for the second payment on account for tax paid through self-assessment is 31 July 2016. Payment is required if the tax bill is more than £1,000, unless you’ve already paid more than 80% of all tax you owe.

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Extracting profits from your business

A guide to tax-efficient profit extraction for business owners. Jul16_ExtractingProfitsFromYourBusiness.pdf – Click to download this article as pdf file.   Owning and running your business is a tough proposition but it is vitally important that people continue to do it.

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Capital Gains Tax Planning

A guide to capital gains tax and allowances for 2016/17. Selling something you own for more than you originally bought it for is the basis of doing ‘good business’ in terms of both personal and business finance. Depending on the

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