Recently myself & Mike Waterfield attended Xerocon 2019 at the ExCeL arena in London. Xerocon was an amazing experience, full of product announcements, App demonstrations and glimpses into how artificial intelligence (AI) and computer learning will change our approach to bookkeeping and accounting. Xero can be connected to over 800 Apps. The leading Apps were… Continue reading XeroCon 2019
If you are a VAT registered CIS (Construction Industry Scheme) contractor or subcontractor, the way you deal with VAT is changing from 1 October 2019. Under the new rules, you will not charge VAT to your customers, therefore will not receive payment of the VAT, and will not pay the VAT to HMRC. It will… Continue reading VAT – The New Reverse Charge on Building and Construction
The following Tax Events are due on 31st January 2018: Personal Tax Events Deadline for submitting your 2016/17 self assessment return (£100 automatic penalty if your return is late) and the balance of your 2016/17 liability together with the first payment on account for 2017/18 are also due. This deadline is relevant to individuals who… Continue reading 14 Days left to submit your 2016/17 self assessment return
Yesterday saw a budget that focused, as expected, on housing and a stormy economic forecast. Our full summary is available on our website, but the key tax developments are summarised below. Personal Tax Rates and Allowances The personal allowance is currently £11,500 and will increase to £11,850 in April 2018. The higher rate threshold similarly… Continue reading Autumn Budget 2017
I am sure that you have seen the headlines in the papers this morning about the Budget and for a detailed analysis please see the report on our website: http://www.torrwaterfield.co.uk/news/budget-report. The items that have caught my attention and I think are relevant to most people are as follows: National Insurance for the self-employed At present,… Continue reading Spring Budget 2017
Before any purchase takes place you should always take advice as tax savings are there to be made. In many cases the contract drawn up by solicitors will need to be worded carefully to ensure tax savings can be considered. The Capital Allowances Act 2001 entitles a purchaser to claim tax relief in respect of… Continue reading Thinking of buying commercial property?