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What employee perks will the taxman help you fund?

What employee perks will the taxman help you fund?

We all love a perk of the job, and a major industry has built up around the types of employee perks companies are able to offer. The best news of all is that most of these will be tax deductible, which means the taxman will fund at least part of them. Everything from...

Reduce your company tax bill by doing a good turn

Reduce your company tax bill by doing a good turn

Charitable giving is something many organisations might not be considering in the current climate, especially as everyone is struggling to pay their bills. But if you have money to spare within your business, then charitable giving is a great way to reduce your tax...

Why you must keep Companies House data up-to-date

Why you must keep Companies House data up-to-date

When your business was registered at Companies House, you would have provided lots of detail about the business and the people who run it – including who are your directors, company secretary, the breakdown of share capital, and the type of business your company does....

BoE base rate rises – has your business account kept up?

BoE base rate rises – has your business account kept up?

The Bank of England (BoE) has raised rates 13 times in a row to June this year, with the base rate reaching 5% - a level not seen since 2008 at the height of the financial crisis. Mortgage rates and loan rates have risen alongside the base rate, but savings rates have...

New tax regime for sole traders and partnerships starts

New tax regime for sole traders and partnerships starts

HMRC is changing the way sole traders and partnerships need to calculate profits for their self-assessment returns. The Revenue will require the profits to be declared for the tax year in question, rather than the accounting year as is currently the case. Any sole...

Keep National Insurance numbers in Apple wallets now

Keep National Insurance numbers in Apple wallets now

Do you struggle to remember – or find – your National Insurance number when you’re asked for it? If so, you’re not alone. So, it will be a relief to many that HMRC has now created a way for iPhones to store someone’s National Insurance number in their Apple Wallet...

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