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Is your small business missing out on Research & Development tax credits?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on August 4, 2017

Just over a week ago, an article about R&D tax credits on The Times’ website caught my eye. The piece opened with the example of organic farming business owner Richard Holingbery, who hadn’t heard of R&D tax credits until an acquaintance mentioned them to him last year.

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Most Self-Assessment Tax Returns are handled by Accountants for good reason
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 24, 2017

Innocent errors on a tax return can be a red flag for HMRC and may well draw unwanted attention to the taxpayer. Engaging an accountant can help.

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Taxpayers heave a sigh of relief over MTD update
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 19, 2017

Latest News on Making Tax Digital! The scheme is postponed for many businesses and shelved completely for others.

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Tax payments due 31 July 2017
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on July 10, 2017

If you are self-employed, or registered for self-assessment, we are approaching “that” time of the year. Your second instalment on account for 2016-17 is due for payment at the end of the month – by 31 July 2017.

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Nearly time to pay your taxes
Need help joining the digital age? We are ready to assist.
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 12, 2017

Computers are not everyone’s cup of tea. Not all of us are script kiddies or code junkies or even computer literate; my mother would likely not recognise a computer even if she tripped over one.

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Making Tax Digital
Are you missing out on a £662 tax rebate?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on June 2, 2017

Tax Payers claiming for the new marriage allowance Apparently, over 4 million tax payers are eligible to claim the new marriage allowance, but only 2 million have actually done so. This adds up to £1.3bn in unclaimed tax refunds.

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Tax-free childcare scheme extended
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on May 10, 2017

start applying for two new government childcare schemes launching this year:- Tax-free childcare – begins immediately 30 hours free childcare – commences in September 2017

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Tax free childcare
Watch out for the double tax whammy…..!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on May 3, 2017

What you need to know about double tax If you are in the position where you have outstanding tax to pay on/by 1 January each year of up to £1000 perhaps because you have some untaxed rental income, there’s something you need to watch for.

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Don’t pay Capital Gains Tax……!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on May 2, 2017

Selling personal possessions can incur Capital Gains Tax If you sell “things” you own personally at a large profit then you could find you are hit with a large bill from the taxman for Capital Gains Tax.

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Not Making Tax Digital quite yet then…….!
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on April 28, 2017

Delaying in Making Tax Digital I have a personal confession to make….I haven’t spent as much time researching all the ins and out of this new-fangled MTD concept yet as I probably should have done.

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