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Extension of Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT

In case you haven’t yet come across this, Making Tax Digital (MTD) requires you to have a bookkeeping software package that links up to HMRC…Read More

Changes to the Kickstart Scheme Grant from February 2021

The Kickstart Scheme, which provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit, is changing. So far more than…Read More

Covid-19 government support updates January ’21

Below is a roundup of government support updates for businesses and individuals this January. Please contact us to us if you need help in applying…Read More

How to Handle a Time To Pay Rejection from HMRC

Some Time to Pay applications to defer tax after the 31 January 2021 deadline are being rejected by HMRC. The following guide outlines the issues…Read More

Sussex Cricket launches its own wellbeing platform

Sussex Cricket Club makes history by becoming the first professional sports club in the world to launch its own mental health and wellbeing platform. As…Read More

4 Coronavirus Tax Relief Updates to Support Employers

Since the start of the pandemic, various measures have been introduced to avoid benefit-in-kind issues arising for employers. By the end of 2020, HMRC had…Read More

Xero Update for Postponed VAT Accounting

Can Postponed VAT accounting ease cashflow impacts post-Brexit? Find out more. We know a lot of our clients are struggling at the moment to get…Read More

10 Post Brexit VAT Tips

We’re now past the Brexit transition period, which ended on 31 December 2020. Now, post Brexit VAT implications for business are here and there is…Read More

COVID-19 CJRS extended until April 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) extended until 30 April 2021. For the period 1 November 2020 to 30 April 2021 the government grant will…Read More

13-step business plan for 2021

Creating a business plan for 2021 is more difficult as we cannot predict the date of a return to normality nor what will happen with…Read More

2021 COVID-19 support & grants for business

Government grants will continue for the foreseeable future and certainly until 31 March 2021. The main 2021 COVID-19 grants and supports available are outlined below.…Read More

Invoice Fetch: Fully automated invoice collection from Receipt Bank

Here at Cardens, we are big fans of Receipt Bank and we use this software on all our bookkeeping clients to collect invoices and receipts.…Read More

Xero Accounting App Updates: November 2020

We’ve noticed whilst watching the Xero accounting app product updates that they are really focusing on trying to bring the mobile experience of Xero in…Read More

GUIDE: Christmas gift tax reliefs to charities & staff

Christmas gift tax planning advice for businesses this festive season. Christmas gift of up to £50 to employees Remember that certain gifts to staff at…Read More

Managing your Christmas party tax exemption in 2020

Tis the season…but not quite in 2020. With so many Christmas parties cancelled this year, businesses cannot take advantage of the Income Tax (Earnings and…Read More

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