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Tax Investigation protection guide: What is it & why do I need it?

Find the answers you need in our tax investigation protection guide. What is Tax Investigation Protection? Tax investigation protection is an annual  policy that will…Read More

HMRC cracks down on fake phone calls

HMRC has deployed new defensive controls to protect abuse of its phone lines in a bid to put an end to fraudster’s spoofing the tax…Read More

HMRC is ramping up a campaign targeting restaurants and takeaways as financial stress makes tax evasion more tempting for smaller operators!

A quarter of cases on the HMRC’s major defaulters’ list come from this sector with restaurants and takeaways making up 26% (200 of 775) of…Read More

Digital record keeping requirements: Treatment of supplier statements or individual invoices!

VAT returns for those clients have historically been prepared based on the supplier statements (often a monthly summary), rather than the individual invoices.  However, the…Read More

References for Paying Taxes

Some tax reference numbers change each year or period, and others remain the same. So, find below a helpful guide to which references for which…Read More

Ignore all Email and Phone Scams Promising Fake HMRC Tax Refunds!

The scammers are targeting self-assessment taxpayers by email and phone, claiming they are entitled to tax refunds and asking for bank details to transfer the…Read More

Have you Paid your Self-Assessment Tax Bill Yet?

If you have not yet paid your balancing payment of income tax due for the year ended 5 April 2018, (which was payable by 31…Read More

Brighton Summit Blog: Looking Up for Cardens!

The theme for this year’s Brighton Summit was ‘Look Up’. In this blog, Victoria at Cardens explains what ‘Look Up’ meant for Cardens and her…Read More

Banking with Tide and Cardens Accountants

If you enjoy waiting in queues, filling out paperwork and organising in-house meetings with your bank – Tide is not for you. If you’d like…Read More

Are you ready for GDPR?

What is the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and do I need to worry about it? A recent survey shows the majority of businesses are…Read More

Make the most of your tax allowances, review tax planning opportunities and get your tax return submitted early.

  A new Tax Year brings a second chance to make New Year resolutions………… This tax year (2018/19), why not resolve to make the most…Read More

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) – latest update

The ATED regime is nothing new, in fact it has been around since April 2013. However, changes which come into effect from 1 April 2018…Read More

How To Make Your Self-Assessment Tax Payment To HM Revenue and Customs

HMRC are encouraging more taxpayers to make payments of tax electronically (online, BACS, CHAPS, Faster Payments or by telephone banking). By Card Online Go to…Read More

HMRC no longer accepting payments by personal credit cards

Paying your Self-Assessment Tax liability HM Revenue and Customs have announced that with effect from 13 January 2018, they will no longer be accepting payment…Read More

The Latest on: Tax Free Childcare, Childcare vouchers, Free childcare hours, Tax Credits for Childcare & Universal Credit for Childcare

The variety of Childcare choices available is great for parents, but understanding the options and ensuring you are getting the most help you can is…Read More

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