New working relationship with tax specialist Sally Campbell

Working on your own has it's benefits, but sometimes it get's a bit lonely so I'm pleased to say that this year I'm going to ... [more]

U turn on Class 4 National insurance

the government has withdrawn the proposed increase in national insurance for the self-employed following extensive criticism, so good news for sole traders, though to be ... [more]

The Budget 2017 – key points

Although most of the tax changes announced in the Budget on wednesday had been already released in the autumn statement there were a couple of ... [more]

Autumn statement – review

 2016 Autumn Statement Review The first Autumn statement by the new chancellor, or spreasheet Phil as he's apparently known, also turned out to be the last ... [more]

Autumn statement – changes to flat rate scheme for contractors

Along with the expected news of increase to the personal allowance and reduction in the corporation tax rate there was one unexpected change to the ... [more]

Cloud accounting software review

Cloud accounting product review Cloud accounting products have arguably been the biggest leap forward in accounting tech since the arrival of the personal computer. The advantages ... [more]

Unwelcome tax changes for landlords already in place

There were a number of changes to the taxation of rental property announced in the Budget, all of which came into effect from 6th April ... [more]

Optimum Director’s Salary for 16/17

With the new tax year underway it's time to review your salary/dividend mix if you are the owner of your own company. This year my ... [more]

2016 Budget review

Many of the changes in yesterday's Budget had already been revealed in the Autumn statement, such as the change to the taxation of dividends that ... [more]

Most tax efficient annual salary for directors for 15/16

The 2015/16 tax year is coming to an end and for directors who also own their companies it’s time to review their salary to bring ... [more]