Sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT

Step 1 of the process to keep your books electronically should have been completed by 1 April, now you need to Sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT and the process is as follows: Click for the link on the gov.uk website then answer questions on the next few screens...

Budget 2018

The Budget 2018 had a few surprises up it’s sleeve but alot of the measures seemed to be on hold until post Brexit and the subsequent spending review.  Public spending is now in control and in the words of the Chancellor Philip Hammond “The era of...

HMRC Scams

It is easy to be mislead by HMRC scams as a client today discovered when he was called by someone claiming to be from HMRC alleging there was a warrant out for his arrest.  Having spoken to HMRC as his agent they said that my client would definitely have know if there...

Tax for Missionaries

As a Christian accountant I get a number of calls regarding Tax for Missionaries, and what their status is.  Anyone leaving the UK permanently becomes non resident from that point and they have no obligations to submit a tax return from that point unless they still...

Autumn Budget 2017

The autumn budget 2017 is the first of the new annual budgets, now the spring version has been deemed as not necessary.  Nonetheless there was little of note and there were few surprises and much had already been released.  The headline if any stemmed from maintaining...