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Get ready for the MTD ITSA pilot this July

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for income tax self-assessment (ITSA) will be mandatory from April 2024. However, HMRC is encouraging taxpayers to register early through the…Read More

Making Tax Digital and minimising cybercrime

Making Tax Digital is a crucial part of the government’s proposal to help make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax correct…Read More

Dext Commerce Guide for E-Commerce Businesses

If you are a user of Dext Prepare, you will already be familiar with Dext’s smart automation tools and real-time accurate data to process all…Read More

Switching Accountants: What are you waiting for?

Switching accountants can be tricky, and in busy times it’s easier to avoid disruptions and keep your head down. But, could indecision be holding your…Read More

Ellie Ellie Case Study

From 2012, Danielle Plowman has watched her award-winning gift brand Ellie Ellie grow and evolve. Their brand ethos, which is to bring people together through…Read More

How to make a late CJRS claim or amendment

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) ended on 30 September 2021. 14 October 2021 was the last date to make a claim for September, but…Read More

Autumn Budget 2021 Guide for Business

The UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak delivered a more extensive Autumn Budget statement than some were expecting. It began by promising stronger growth, stronger economy, stronger…Read More

How to match purchase orders to invoices with Dext

Making bookkeeping simpler for clients is one of our main aims in the Cardens Management Accounts team. A new release from Dext (formerly Receipt Bank)…Read More

Check if you need to change your Self-Assessment return for SEISS

HMRC has released guidance entitled “Check if you need to change your Self-Assessment return for SEISS”: Why you may need to check your SEISS self-assessment…Read More

Xero Analytics & Analytics Plus Business Guide

If you use Xero, you already enjoy the benefits of having bank feeds, with industry leading bank reconciliation tools. Great customer invoicing, with automatic payment…Read More

Cryptoassets guide for individuals

HMRC does not consider buying and selling cryptoassets/cryptocurrencies to be gambling. So, gains made following the disposal of tokens may be subject to UK tax.…Read More

Managing the Domestic Reverse Charge: Xero Guide

The Domestic Reverse Charge came into effect on 1 March 2021, and it is changing the way the construction industry invoices. So, what is the…Read More

Overdrawn Directors Loan Account: Penalties

Directors can borrow money from their company, but HMRC imposes a limit of £5,000 per director before there are tax considerations at play. If a…Read More

Case Study: Rockwater Hove

Cardens evolving relationship with Rockwater started in early 2020. Founder Luke Davis and Operations Director Lee Wilson needed an accountant that was able to be…Read More

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

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