Citizens Advice Column – August/September 21

Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

In the last issue we spoke in detail about the threat of scammers and how to combat them. In this issue we look at the related threat of identity theft and how to protect yourself from it. […]

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Finance Article – August/September 21

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

Choosing to be a Limited Company or Sole Trader as a Contractor

As a CIS contractor on top of the normal issues surrounding whether to be a limited company or a sole trader, are there any CIS specific issues to be aware of? […]

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Finance Article – June/July 21

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

Tax Relief Changes For Hybrid Cars

I am thinking about getting a hybrid car for my Limited Company business, but I have heard that there are changes coming in soon that could impact this. Could you advise? […]

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Citizens Advice Column – June/July 21

Scams

Coventry Trading Standards recently stated, “Unscrupulous criminals are exploiting fears about COVID-19 to prey on members of the public, particularly older and vulnerable people who are isolated from family and friends. Trading Standards is warning people to remain vigilant following a rise in coronavirus-related scams that seek to benefit from the public’s concern and uncertainty over COVID-19”. […]

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Finance Article – April/May 21

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

Are professional fees and subscriptions allowable for tax?

I am employed as a teacher and pay several professional fees and subscribe to a few journals such as Educate magazine. Am I entitled to tax relief on these payments? […]

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Citizens Advice Column – April/May 21

Understanding Universal Credit: A Post-Lockdown Guide For New Claimants

The number of people claiming Universal Credit (UC) has more than doubled since the beginning of the pandemic; and will increase. Here are some tips on how to manage a new claim post-lockdown. […]

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Burrowdale Accountancy Column – April/May 21

Post-Pandemic Outlook – A Guide to the Spring Budget by Alison Pinks, Burrowdale Accountancy

On 3rd March 2021, Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled details of the government’s plans to support businesses and jobs and aid the recovery of the UK economy in his Spring budget. Several coronavirus support schemes were extended, and he outlined his view of how our post-pandemic world will look in terms of taxes. […]

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Finance Article – February/March 21

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants 

New Employers and Auto Enrolment

I started a new business back in July and I’ve just taken on a new member of staff because things are going really well. Do I have to pay into a pension scheme for them? […]

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Citizens Advice Column – February/March 21

Having Money Troubles? Independent (And Free) Debt Advice Can Help

This time every year talk amongst independent advice agencies centres on the rise in enquiries about debt. This year, in light of the pandemic and Brexit, many more are feeling the pinch this time around. […]

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Finance Article – December 20/January 21

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

Tax Allowances for Professional Fees and Subscriptions

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Are professional fees and subscriptions allowable for tax? […]

By |December 18th, 2020|Finance, Magazine Articles|Comments Off on Finance Article – December 20/January 21
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