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Record Keeping Checklist & MTD Guide for UK Landlords

UK landlords are generally taxed on profits accrued from property portfolios in the UK and elsewhere. So, record keeping is crucial to ensure that your…Read More

Reimburse private fuel by 6 July to avoid fuel benefit

One consequence of the recent periods of lockdown is that employees may have driven fewer private miles in their company cars, particularly where they have…Read More

Dext multiple currencies support guide

Does Dext support multiple currencies? Yes, it does. Most of our bookkeeping clients use the standard currency Pound Sterling in Xero or their other accounting…Read More

6 Audit Myths Explained: What we actually do

Do you know the difference between an internal audit and an external audit? We must admit that the two are often misunderstood despite the fact…Read More

Breathing Space scheme launches to tackle problem debt

A new debt respite scheme will support hundreds of thousands of people struggling with debt problems. Around 700,000 people struggling with problem debt to benefit…Read More

Changes to the VAT penalty system

Currently, if you fail to file a VAT return or make the payment, there are no penalties for the first late payment, and if you…Read More

What are management accounts, and do you need them?

Management accounts are a type of financial report providing insight on the financial performance of your business. They are called management accounts because they are…Read More

8-Step Cash Flow Plan to Minimise Business Disruption

Across all regions of the UK insufficient cash flow reserves is a clear issue for many smaller businesses. The latest Understanding the business impacts of…Read More

Making Tax Digital & Digital links – are you ready for phase 2?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) Phase two with digital links is fast approaching and businesses need to act now if they haven’t already done so or…Read More

Tax avoidance schemes targeting middle earners

A new report by The Sunday Times suggests that more workers are being tied to tax avoidance schemes, whether they like it or not. As…Read More

Xero Making Tax Digital Update – February 2021

Following the news that all VAT registered businesses must be signed up to Making Tax Digital (MTD) by April 2022, Xero has been working on…Read More

Get ready for the “off-payroll” IR35 working rules

Large or medium-sized organisations that are paying workers via personal service companies (PSC) or agencies will need to operate new off-payroll IR35 procedures from 6…Read More

My apprenticeship at Cardens Accountants #NAW21

Apprentice Bookkeeper Luke Wells joined Cardens Accountants in October 2020. As part of National Apprentice Week 2021: Build The Future, Luke shares his journey as…Read More

Film & TV Production Restart Scheme protects 20,000 jobs

Many film and television productions have been paused during the pandemic due to a lack of insurance against Coronavirus-related losses, such as filming delays when…Read More

HMRC to improve tax enquiry communications

HMRC has defended the extent of its powers to recover tax but commits to improving communications to ensure taxpayers understand their rights and obligations –…Read More

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