Posts Tagged: expert

Lending Your Company Money

(2-Minute Read) Find out about the implications of lending your company money  Can I lend my business money? Most small companies start trading with money borrowed from the directors, which can later be paid back. These loans are typically done through informal “director’s loans”. This loan doesn’t have to be in the form of money,… Read more »

Working From Home Tax Refund

Find out how you could get a tax refund whilst working from home. How much can I get? Where these conditions are met, the employee can receive up to £6 per week from their employer without having to provide supporting evidence for the cost. The costs covered by these payments include the extra cost of:… Read more »

Expanded Coronavirus Help

Find out about the expanded Coronavirus help. Job Support Scheme Changes The Chancellor has recently announced an expansion to the help that businesses can claim under the Job Support Scheme. The announcement stated that when a business is forced to close due to local or national restrictions, the Government will pay 67% of the employees’… Read more »

Dividend Tax

1 day to delay tax by 12 months   What is the issue? Dividends are generally taxable on the date they were received. This sounds simple, but if the tax rate changes this can be vital to avoid overpaying tax. For example, a dividend was received on the 5th April 2020, then the tax on… Read more »

Kickstart Your Business

Find out about the Government’s Kickstart Scheme for Under 25s     What is it? The Government’s Kickstart Scheme has opened for applicants, but what is it? It has been created by the Government to help young unemployed people. The Government will provide funds to cover a six month job placement for people who are… Read more »

Posh Log Cabin → Office → Business Expense?

Find out whether your garden office could be a business expense.     What is it? Working from home has been the dream for countless people across the country, and because of Covid-19 they have been doing, though not quite in the manner many expected. If Covid-19 continues and more people are working from home,… Read more »

5% VAT applies to more than you think

Find out about the Government’s temporary VAT cut and how you could potentially benefit. What is it? On the 8th July, the government announced that they would temporarily reduce VAT to 5% for certain supplies for hospitality, hotels, and holidays. This reduced rate started on the 15th July, and continues to the 12th January 2021…. Read more »

Six Month Tax Deferral

Find out how the Government’s Covid-19 tax extension could affect you. What is it? If you are self-employed, and have to pay tax above a threshold amount, you will have to make payments of account towards your tax next year. The second of these payments is normally due on the 31st July, however, due to… Read more »

£20 million boost to business

Find out about the Government’s new £20 million grant.   What is it? The Government has announced a £20 million scheme to help smaller businesses access new technologies and professional advice to help them get back on track after the Coronavirus. The grants will range between £1,000 and £5,000 each and will be fully funded by… Read more »