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Furnished Holiday Lets and the Impacts of Coronavirus

The impact of Coronavirus on those who operate Furnished Holiday Lets (FHL) is undoubtedly going be significant, with reduced bookings meaning a reduction in income.…Read More

Child Benefit will not affect your Universal Credit claim

If you have previously elected to stop receiving child benefit to avoid the high-income child benefit charge (HICBC), you may wish to revoke the election…Read More

Guide to providing statutory sick pay (SSP) & reclaiming tax

The following guide outlines the latest Government advice on paying employees statutory sick pay if they are self-isolating due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Who is…Read More

Hubdoc – Your own personal helper for FREE

Do you use Xero for your bookkeeping? If you do, your bookkeeping just got easier and paperless thanks to Hubdoc. So, what is Hubdoc? It’s…Read More

Creative Industry Tax Reliefs Support Oscars Winner

‘Parasite’ may have been the highlight of the 2020 Oscars, but tax relief in the creative industries has become a talking point here in the…Read More

Valentine’s Tax Benefits for Couples in 2021

As couples around the UK prepare for Valentine’s Day, the ICAEW highlights that, although it may not be the most romantic reason, getting married or…Read More

Cardens Sponsors ‘Best Local’ at the 2020 BRAVO Awards

Cardens is pleased to sponsor ‘Best Local’ at the 2020 BRAVO Awards: the only food and drinks awards in the city voted for entirely by…Read More

Brexit: Mixed messages for VAT MOSS users

HMRC guidance on indicates that Brexit will immediately affect UK businesses using VAT MOSS from 1 February, in spite of the transitional period which runs…Read More

Paying a debt to HMRC with a time to pay arrangement

HMRC has issued guidance for UK taxpayers on how to settle an outstanding debt with a time to pay arrangement. If you’re worried about paying…Read More

Brexit VAT changes for UK business: what’s next?

As the UK counts down to our EU departure on 31 January, post Brexit VAT has become a huge issue for business.   This quick…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


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