Mobile Employees

By Gary Robinson / July 31, 2021

For income tax, the basic principles from which to start are that an individual who is resident in a country will generally be taxed in that country on their worldwide income, but regardless of residence, an individual who is physically present and working in a country will be liable to tax in that country on…

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Electric Car Charging

By Gary Robinson / June 28, 2021

A supply of electricity is charged at the standard rate of VAT, other than a supply for domestic use, which is charged at the reduced rate of 5%, and low-level usage in other settings which is ‘deemed’ domestic use, also 5%. Supplies of electricity from charging points, although small amounts, do not meet the conditions…

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Covid 19 The Vaccine

By Gary Robinson / December 31, 2020

VACCINE OPTIMISM – WILL THE LOCKDOWN END? The news is full of stories this week of the UK Government approving the Pfizer vaccine and who will be first to be offered the jabs and how the vaccine will be rolled out and, rightly so, people are more optimistic about the ending of lockdown and a…

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VAT Deferral

By Gary Robinson / December 24, 2020

Employer Bulletin December 2020 Issue 87 As you will be aware part of the Winter Economy Plan the Government announced that businesses who deferred VAT due from 20 March to 30 June 2020 will now have the option to pay in smaller payments over a longer period. Instead of paying the full amount by the…

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Brexit

By Gary Robinson / December 14, 2020

Welcome to our Brexit newsletter. There will be new rules for trade, travel and living in the UK and EU from 11.00pm on the 31 December 2020. Our aim is to provide you with information and resources to help you manage the change as smoothly as possible. The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, UK Chief…

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Covid 19 Newsletter

By Gary Robinson / December 6, 2020

C19 NEWSLETTER ‘ECONOMIC EMERGENCY HAS ONLY JUST BEGUN’ In his spending review yesterday Rishi Sunak said the “economic emergency” caused by Covid-19 has only just begun, as he warned the virus would mean lasting damage to growth and jobs. Official forecasts now predict the biggest economic decline in 300 years. The UK economy is expected…

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Covid-19 Grants

By Gary Robinson / November 12, 2020

People and businesses across the UK are being provided with additional financial support as part of the government’s plan for the next phase of its response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Prime Minister announced today (31 October). Throughout the crisis the government’s priority has been to protect lives and livelihoods. Today the Prime Minister said…

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Cloud Accounting

By Gary Robinson / June 25, 2020

Cloud Accounting and Bookkeeping Overview There is now the opportunity to have you cloud accounting software which means you no longer need to have this installed on your desktop you can access this via an internet connection from anywhere. This will avoid the upgrades like with Sage as you will always have the latest version…

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VAT an Overview

By Gary Robinson / December 26, 2019

Value Added Tax (VAT) VAT is a tax on sales and has nothing to do with profit. The current registration limit is £85,000 so once your sales reach £83,000 the last 12 months you must register for VAT immediately. This can be done by downloading the form from HM Revenue & Customs website or completing…

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VAT Surcharges

By Gary Robinson / December 19, 2019

When a business is VAT registered it will have to submit VAT return normally once a quarter and pay over the VAT that is owed by the end of the following month, there is a little longer to pay this over if you pay by direct debit. Surcharges Should you not submit you VAT return…

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