Beans keep things simple but tax changes can be a big test even for us. See what you think and please give us feedback, it might not be bed time reading but it is really important stuff that impacts the financial rewards you can take from your business.
When you’re a contractor, it can be hard to decide how to conduct your business. Do you work with an Umbrella Company or do you trade as Limited Company?
Do you own a business? Do you know that whether you’re a start-up or an older, larger business, self employed or a contractor, Capital Allowances allow you to claim tax back on all assets bought for business use?
The days of the stereotypical pen-pushing accountant, with leather elbow patches on his tweed jacket, are well and truly over. These days, accountants are essential partners to all successful businesses – from start-up ventures and self-employed contractors, to multi-national corporations.
For the next few weeks, you will find that all politicians – regardless of party – want to be your friend. This isn’t necessarily because you have suddenly become very popular, but because the UK General Election is now tediously close, and polls are currently predicting that every vote will count for an overall election win.
Starting a new start-up venture, or expanding an existing business can be a particularly stressful time, so the sooner you get an accountant on board to help relieve some of the administrative and financial headaches, the better.