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MANAGE YOUR VAT EFFECTIVELY: AVOID PENALTIES, IMPROVE CASHFLOW AND PROFITABILITY.
VAT affects a wide range of business functions, with a wide range of regulations depending on your business activities and sector.
VAT is a tax that can be charged on items such as:
· Business sales
· Hiring or loaning goods to someone
· Selling Business assets
· Items sold to staff
VAT registered businesses must charge VAT on their goods and services. They may reclaim any VAT they’ve paid on business related goods or services.
If you’re a VAT-registered business you must report to the HMRC the amount of VAT you’ve charged and the amount of VAT you’ve paid. This is done on VAT return, which is usually filed every 3 months
Accounting for VAT
You must account for BAT on the full value of what you sell, even if you:
· Receive goods or services instead of money
· Have not charged any VAT to the customer, whatever price you charge is treated as including VAT.
If you charged more VAT than you’ve paid, you must pay the difference to the HMRC. If you have paid more VAT than you’ve charged you can reclaim the difference from the HMRC.
The HS2 project is one of the most demanding and exciting transport currently active in Europe. The project has set out to build a railway that will form the new backbone of Britain’s transport network.
The HMRC has continued its crackdown on tax avoidance this tax year, with a record amount of investigations into British taxpayers offshore assets and income; which have been followed by the HMRC’s record net income of £560million.
With the rise of the IoT, AI, AR, Fintech and much more, comes the rise of software engineers. A software engineer is an individual who develops various applications that enable users to accomplish tasks. Like all professions, software engineers come in the form of either employed or self-employed.
Software engineer’s salary bracket is regarded as one of the highest in the UK ranging from around £30,000 to £300,000, depending on seniority and ability. This means that many fall into the tax filing bracket whether they are self-employed or not.
Over the past 5 years the general UK population’s rise in concern and consciousness for the environment is undeniable. From youth climate change protests to the suggested conversion to veganism to help the environment; climate change activism can be seen in all walks of life in the UK.
This article will focus on how UK taxes are joining in on the effort to help the environment.
With 51% of businesses expressing desires to expand over the next year, UK unemployment levels have fallen to its lowest point since 1974. Below are some of the fastest growing sectors for employment.
This article if focused on explaining pay for UK employees and the process of reading pay slips.
As an employee you should be told by your employer how much you will be paid, the date of your payment and the medium of payment i.e. by cheque or bank transfer.
As an employee, unlike contractors or freelancers, you have the right to receiving a payslip. This can come in a paper or online form.
With the ongoing US tax crackdown on US expats, comes the demand to file FBARS. An FBAR or FinCen is used to report foreign bank and financial accounts. Within the FBAR you must report all foreign bank, securities and financial instruments.
The 2018-19 tax season is in full-swing and tax payers can now file there returns ahead of the 31st January 2020 deadline. It is advised by the HMRC to get tax returns filed as early as possible, to ensure that the deadline is met. As an added incentive to taxpayers, we, at Bambridge Accountants, offer a discount to those who file between April and August 2019.
As an accountancy firm for creative professionals and businesses, we are always interested in promoting and sharing creative works we love.
GUAP magazine is leading the way as the world’s first video magazine. The video-magazine works to document and nurture creative talent within music, fashion, the arts and business, both locally and globally grown.
Creative Industry Professionals are notoriously one of the worst for keeping on top of their taxes. The all-consuming nature of creative industry careers that often requires travelling and long-hours, makes keeping on top of taxes all that bit harder. Not to mention the complexities that can occur within tax due to cross-border trade and the unique reliefs that are available depending on profession.