Here are our top tips if you’re facing Self Assessment alone this January for the first time.
Have you been avoiding Brexit news? Tired of the confusing headlines and constantly changing dynamics in parliament? As Brexit continues to dominate the news, it can be difficult to keep up. But with just over 70 days left, a no-deal Brexit is still the default position for the UK if MPs can’t agree on an alternative.
Yesterday Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented the Autumn Budget for 2018. In this blog we’ve pulled out the key details affecting your business and personal accounting, including changes to Income Tax, the National Living Wage / Minimum Wage, private sector IR35, support for high street businesses, capping of R&D tax relief, entrepreneurs’ relief, and pensions.
The Government have recently announced a consultation on extending the practices introduced last year regarding IR35 in the public sector to the private sector.
Being a freelancer can sometimes feel like a juggling act of admin tasks, self-training and managing money, as well as working the usual 9-5 hours. Luckily, there are plenty of apps that can help keep you on track and on top of the more boring aspects of working for yourself. Here is our list of some of the best apps for freelancers that will help with time-management, self-care during the busy times, and even help keep you on top of your finances at the same time:
October 2017 was the deadline for all small businesses to provide a pension scheme for employees via auto enrolment, with 3 months in which to comply, all small business employees should now have a shiny new pension plan in their pockets! However… this does not apply to freelancers and most contractors.
Ask any busy freelancer what their top 5 bug-bares are and ‘holidays/time off’ is likely to be near the top of the list. Freelancers love the freedom freelancing can provide, but it’s not easy to turn down work and you can often find yourself having a packed work schedule. So where does time off for Christmas fit in?
The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered the first ever Autumn Budget today in parliament. Here’s our summary with a special focus on what small businesses and contractors need to know.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Halloween and Bonfire Night have been ticked off the list and now we’re getting excited for Christmas and New Year’s Eve – plus all the festivities planned with friends and family.
MTD, you’ll likely have seen the acronym knocking about for a few years now, it’s the thing the government keeps putting back because it’s a huge change to the way businesses will handle their taxes, and there’s been quite a bit of push-back!