SMEs priorities shift as they look past pandemic

SMEs priorities shift as they look past pandemic

As some semblance of ‘normality’ begins to return post-pandemic, SMEs priorities are shifting in line with this. This is according to research conducted by the UK200 Group and its members, of which we are one, in April 2021. When surveyed

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Tax Day 2021; What can we expect?

Tax Day 2021; What can we expect?

Just weeks after the Chancellor’s Spring Budget, the Treasury will hold what is being dubbed ‘Tax Day’ on 23 March. A raft of consultations which relate to tax policy, but that do not impact upon Government finances, will be released

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MTD soft-landing period extended in response to Coronavirus

MTD soft-landing period extended in response to Coronavirus

Under normal circumstances, the MTD “soft-landing period” would come to an end tomorrow (1 April 2020). However, in response to the current Coronavirus outbreak, HMRC have confirmed that the period of leniency will now be extended for a further 12

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We’ve been out and about to… the Xero Roadshow 2019!

Xero Roadshow 2019

Back in May, I went along to the Xero Roadshow 2019 at The Belfry Hotel & Resort, in Birmingham. Xero took their roadshow to 11 cities between 8 May – 11 June, hosting hundreds of accountants and bookkeepers at each

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HMRC relax MTD ‘supplier statement’ policy

HMRC relax MTD ‘supplier statement’ policy

HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) latest Making Tax Digital (MTD) policy update will translate into a significant time saving for many businesses that adopt spreadsheet accounting. MTD for VAT was introduced in April 2019, for all UK businesses making annual

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Businesses deem UK tax system ‘unfair’

Businesses deem UK tax system ‘unfair’

A survey of over 1,000 businesses[1], conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce, has revealed that a large number feel the UK tax system is fundamentally ‘unfair’ and disproportionately penalises them. More than two-thirds of the respondents reported being concerned

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Small trading tax exemption increases

small trading exemption charity

On 5th April 2019, changes to the small trading exemption for charitable companies and CIOs came into effect. The same changes took effect for unincorporated charities on 1st April 2019. A charity is considered to be ‘trading’ if it sells

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