Claiming for the cost of working from your home

Many people, myself included, spend a significant part of their week working from home. A common question I get asked is can I claim for ... [more]

Impact of the dividend tax on company vs sole trader choice for small businesses

As discussed in my Budget summary post last month the changes to the personal taxation of dividends from April next year was entirely unexpected and ... [more]

Auto-enrolment clarification for companies with directors only

Hundreds of thousands of small companies will start to received notification letters from the Pensions Regulator over the next year notifying them of the date ... [more]

The Budget in brief – key points

Well the budget yesterday was rather as expected given on the one hand the looming election and on the other the need to show that ... [more]

Tax rates and allowances for 2014/15

All the main tax rates and allowances for the new tax year starting on 6th April 2014 can be viewed here

Pensions talk coming up on the 24th

I'm going to be introducing a presentation on pensions next tuesday 24th September at the Skiff in central Brighton. Martin O'Brien from Pennymatters Independent Financial Advisors ... [more]