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Reasonable Excuses for Missing the Tax Return Deadline

If you didn’t manage to get your self assessment tax return in by the 31 January deadline, you’ll face penalties and interest.

Beginners Guide to HMRC Payments on Account

Let's talk about HMRC Payments On Account as we fast approach the self assessment tax return filing deadline of 31 January.

When to Submit your First Making Tax Digital VAT Return

Making Tax Digital affects all VAT registered businesses from 1 April 2019.  However when you need to file your first VAT Return...

What does Making Tax Digital (MTD) Mean?

It's estimated over 40% of small business owners don't know what Making Tax Digital means. So I have put together this blog...

Important 2019 Tax Dates for the Self Employed

Here are the 2019 Tax Dates that are important if you are self employed along with a handy infographic for you to save and keep.

Do You Really Need an Accountant If You’re Self Employed?

When it comes to the question of whether you really need an accountant if you’re self employed, it seems to me that there are...

What are the Penalties for Missing the Tax Return Deadline?

Penalties for missing your self assessment tax return deadline are all too common. You are probably familiar with the all important 31 January online filing deadline for Tax Returns (31 October if you file a paper return) and paying your tax. But what happens if you are late?


How to Start a Home-Based Catering Business

Love cooking? Ready to turn your hobby in a serious business? Here's how you get started on the road to being a self-employed catering business owner.