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HMRC: What The Self-Assessment Announcement Means

January is the busiest time for tax returns with accountants working all hours to get self-assessment tax returns in ...

 

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Claim Expenses From Your Own Business

When you are a business owner, especially in the early days, it can be convenient to claim expenses personally ...

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What Sort Of Bookkeeper Are You Looking For?

There are many different sorts of bookkeeper or bookkeeping services open to you when you start a new business ...

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Keeping Your Sage Tidy

When you have been running your Sage accounts for a few years, it can be worth having a declutter and a bit of a tidy up ...

   
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Do You Know About My Bookkeeping Handholding Service?

Bookkeeping can be a lonely pastime. You'll definitely benefit from my Bookkeeping Handholding Service ...

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Alison's Top 5 Blog Posts Of 2021

It's been a great year at Silicon Bullet HQ, but it hasn't been without its challenges, but I've blogged all year ...

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Bokio Is Starting To Charge For Its Bookkeeping Software

You know when things are free it really is too good to be true, so I did expect Bokio to charge at some point ...

   
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Making Tax Digital For VAT Extended

From April 2022, all VAT registered businesses will be expected to register for Making Tax Digital for VAT ...

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Xero: Don't Forget To Update Your Workplace Pension Settings

Xero has updated its payroll software to include a new pension re-enrolment feature that makes administration easy ...

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Building A Bookkeeping Business: Finding New Clients

So you have set up as a bookkeeping business and you are now out there looking for clients ...

 
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What Is Sage Business Cloud?

If you are new to Sage then the entry-level product for small businesses is now Sage Business Cloud ...

 

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New VAT Codes In Sage50cloud From 2021

There have been so many changes with how to record VAT in your Sage50cloud software over the last year ...

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Sage Warning: The Tax Code Selected Is Reserved

We had a really weird problem with a client's data this week. Sage kept saying the tax code selected is reserved ...

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Sage 50cloud Accounts V28 Released

Sage has now released Sage 50cloud accounts, but I recommend clients not rush to download it yet ...

   
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6 Things A New Bookkeeper Needs To Consider

Being an independent bookkeeper gives you flexible working hours and the ability to choose the companies you work for ...

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Postponed VAT, Import VAT And The C79 Form

I have had a few queries about postponed VAT and the C79 form from HMRC. Postponed VAT is not compulsory ...

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Making Tax Digital For Income Tax

I reviewed someone's bookkeeping system as they were concerned about Making Tax Digital for Income Tax ...

   
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Bank Feeds In Xero

The beauty of modern cloud accounting systems is many of them link to your bank and allow you to download transactions ...

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I'm Speaking At Grow Live 2021

I'm excited to be speaking at GROW Live 2021 next week. I’ll be joined by thirty-eight other experts ...

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Limited Company Expenses: What Can You Claim?

If you have a new business it can be confusing to know what limited company expenses you are permitted to claim ...

 
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Which Account Codes Should I Use?

It is very common for new bookkeepers and business owners to agonise long and hard about which account codes to use ...