Business tax

Optimum director’s salary for 2014/15

With the new tax year about to arrive it's time for directors of small companies to review their salary/dividend mix to pay the least tax ... [more]

Budget Review

The budget last week did hold a few surprises particularly on pensions, though most of the key points had already been flagged up in the ... [more]

Employers allowance of £2,000 starts in April

Some very good news for small businesses with employees, from April the employers allowance comes into effect which means that businesses will get a reduction ... [more]

The autumn statement highlights

The autumn statement last Thursday included a number of proposals that will be of interest to small business owners and freelancers. These changes will come ... [more]

How to pay yourself a dividend in 3 easy steps

More and more small businesses and freelancers are deciding to trade through a company because of the tax savings, and because frankly it looks a ... [more]

Review of Freeagent cloud accounting software

Overview of cloud accounting market In the old days, by which I mean about 5 years ago, if you were a small business you were very ... [more]

Business records – what do you need to keep ?

One area that seems to create a certain amount of confusion amongst small business owners is what kind of records do they need to keep ... [more]

Art of freelancing workshop powerpoint slides

For people who can't make the art of freelancing workshop that I'm speaking at this Thursday, the slides from my presentation are available from the ... [more]

Freelancing workshop

I'm going to be speaking at an event on how to be a freelancer coming up at the end of the month details below, would ... [more]

Travel costs and tax

I probably get asked more questions about whether travel costs are an allowable cost for tax than almost anything else so I thought I'd do ... [more]