On the Accounting Horizon

Here’s some of the key Accounting and Tax dates for 2022: DATEEVENT31st January 2022 Deadline for filing and paying Self-Assessment Tax Returns for tax year ending 5th April 2021, avoiding interest on overdue payments Deadline for filing 2020/21 Capital Gains Tax (CGT)Balancing payment of tax due for 2019-20 First payment … Continued

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Government Postpone Making Tax Digital for Income Tax

Having listened to stakeholder feedback from businesses and the accounting profession, the Government have announced that they will introduce Making Tax Digital (MTD) for Income Tax Self-Assessment (ITSA) a year later than planned, in the tax year beginning in April 2024. This will give the self-employed and buy to let … Continued

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De-Stress Your Audit

Are you required by law or regulations to have your financial statements independently audited? Our Audit Team are experts in developing note based and cost-effective audit plans. We are not city centre based and can offer the best value audits for your business. #MoreThanJustNumbers #AccountingForTheFuture External Audits For more information, … Continued

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) Extended

The guidance has been updated with the CJRS end date and information on when claims for September must be submitted.  The CJRS has been extended until 30 September 2021. From 1 August 2021, the Government will pay 60% of wages up to a maximum cap of £1,875 for the hours … Continued

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Accounting for Import VAT on your VAT return

HMRC have recently updated their guidance on accounting for VAT on goods imported from outside the UK which, since Brexit, includes the European Union. Businesses registered for VAT in the UK can account for import VAT on their VAT Return for goods imported into: Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) … Continued

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More details on New Company Loss Carry Back Rules

HMRC have updated their guidance on claiming relief for company trading losses to take account of the extended carry back announced in the Spring Budget and now legislated in the Finance Act 2021. The guidance sets out the details required by HMRC where a company is making a claim for … Continued

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WARNING! SEISS Phishing Scam doing the rounds!

We’ve been made aware by some clients that they have received an e-mail which looks as though it’s from HMRC with ‘IMPORTANT APPLICATION’ – You’re eligible for the fourth and fifth grants’ in the Subject field – A screen grab of this e-mail is featured here. The e-mail has a … Continued

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Recovery of VAT on Electric car charging

The Government is committed to encouraging more and more people to drive electric cars and have reduced or eliminated the income tax benefits of providing electric company cars or charging points for employees. Since 6 April 2019 there has been no taxable benefit for employees where they use an electric … Continued

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