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[8 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Nobody wants their accounts to be late, and nobody wants to be fined as a result.
In that respect we are just the same as you, but there is one fundamental difference!
In law the responsibility remains with you, the taxpayer, to get things done. And unless you can show reasonable excuse, then if your accounts are late and you get a penalty notice, you are the one who is going to have to pay it. Saying that “my accountant didn’t remind me” is not a reasonable excuse, and in any case …

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[1 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

Business is business, and your clients know (just the same as you do) that if payments are not made properly, then the business relationship they have with you will ultimately die. Here are 5 key steps to help you ensure that things are kept under control.
1. Terms and Conditions. You need to manage expectations, and a properly drafted set of terms and conditions (T&C) sets the scene immediately. Don’t start work without one. It allows both you and your client to understand the roles and requirements of each party. It …

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[7 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]

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This article is a sub set of the Annual Accounts Checklist
Please read this article in conjunction with the annual accounts checklist. If you are a Sage user, then the steps you need to follow on your Menu are set out below. This summary was originally prepared in 2006. If you have a later release of Sage and we need to update this advice please let us know.
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Ensure that you are …

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[19 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]

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This article is a sub set of the Annual Accounts Checklist

Please read this article in conjunction with the annual accounts checklist. If you are a QuickBooks user, then the steps you need to follow on your Menu are set out below. This summary was originally prepared in mid 2008. If you have a later release of QuickBooks and we need to update this advice please let us know.
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[10 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

The Self Employed
We are often asked about the sorts of things that self employed businesses can claim for, in order to reduce their tax bills. Unhelpfully, UK law says that “you can claim for expenses incurred in the course of running your business” and there is no further explanation! The reality is that a working practice has evolved and both the tax office, and accountants as a whole, have a feel for what is right.
When you start in business, the best approach is to record everything. The example profit and …