VAT

Cash Basis for the Self-Employed

We consider the optional rules which allow small unincorporated businesses to calculate their profits for tax purposes on a cash basis rather than the normal accruals basis.
Accruals basis and …

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VAT

VAT registered businesses act as unpaid tax collectors and are required to account both promptly and accurately for all the tax revenue collected by them.
The VAT system is policed …

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VAT – Seven Key Points for the Smaller Business

This factsheet focuses on VAT matters of relevance to the smaller business. A primary aim is to highlight common risk areas as a better understanding can contribute to a reduction …

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VAT Annual Accounting Scheme

HMRC have introduced a number of VAT schemes over the years designed to reduce the administrative burden on small businesses. One such scheme is the annual accounting scheme.
What is …

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VAT – Cash Accounting

Cash accounting enables a business to account for and pay VAT on the basis of cash received and paid rather than on the basis of invoices issued and received.
Advantages …

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VAT – Bad Debt Relief

It is quite possible within the VAT system for a business to be in the position of having to pay over VAT to HMRC while not having received payment from …

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VAT – Flat Rate Scheme

The flat rate scheme for small businesses was introduced to reduce the administrative burden imposed when operating VAT.
Under the scheme a set percentage is applied to the turnover of …

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News

21 January 2019

Apprenticeship Open Morning

We are delighted to announce our open morning for anyone interested in studying for a career in Accountancy will be on Saturday 23 March. We will be on hand to ... Read more

1 January 2019

eNews – January 2019

In this month’s eNews we consider pertinent announcements from the Scottish Budget including changes to income tax and Land and Buildings Transaction Tax. Meanwhile, the Pensions Regulator is advising employers ... Read more

7 December 2018

eNews – December 2018

In this month’s eNews we report on Making Tax Digital for VAT and the latest government Brexit documentation. We also include updated advisory fuel rates for company car drivers and ... Read more