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Update on John’s Race planning and client generosity

We have reached the end of another Tax year, and so we reset and start over after this bank holiday.

I ended the Tax Year with some really positive and generous offers of support and sponsorship from some of our long standing clients.  This support is both for my upcoming GB Age group European Championship Middle […]

By |April 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

John is going a long for local charity BCW

Goodwood Triathlon 255K race

On the 8th of August 2021 I will be attempting the worlds longest one day triathlon race at the Goodwood race circuit.  it will consist of a 5K swim, 200K bike ride and finally a 50K run.  All must be completed within 18 hours.

I have completed multiple triathlons over the years and […]

By |March 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Budget Statement 2021 – How does it affect you?

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, presented his 2021 Budget on 3 March 2021.

The extent to which the measures will affect you will depend on your personal circumstances. This report is split for your convenience into three sections:

Impact on individuals
Impact on the self-employed
Impact on small company owners

Impact on individuals
 Personal allowance and income tax thresholds […]

By |March 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Need a crystal ball?

 

We don’t have a crystal ball, but we do have the next best thing.

At Best Accountancy, we have at last found a cash flow creating system which is super simple to use and can build up to a 3 year cash flow quickly and be presentable to all stakeholders in the business.

Multiple layers of scenarios […]

By |February 26th, 2021|Company Matters, Finance, Remuneration Planning|0 Comments

Dealing with VAT arrears

CLIENT ALERT – 13 January 2021
Dealing with VAT arrears

Source material: Press release -https://www.gov.uk/guidance/deferral-of-vat-payments-due-to-coronavirus-covid-19#if-you-want-to-opt-in-to-the-new-payment-scheme

Dear client,

As part of the government response and financial support to businesses affected by COVID last year, VAT registered firms were allowed to defer payment of VAT falling due between 20 March 2020 and 30 June 2020.

When do you need […]

By |January 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Client Alert – Problems paying your January 2021 Tax bill?

Problems paying your January 2021 tax bill?

This is an email template we suggest you issue to relevant clients. Target this email to all affected SA registered clients that may be experiencing COVID related cash flow difficulties..

Source material: https://www.gov.uk/pay-self-assessment-tax-bill/through-your-tax-code

Dear Client,

Many tax payers registered for self-assessment will be dreading the approach of 31 January 2021 […]

By |January 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job Vacancy – Corporate accounts assistant

Due to on-going growth within the practice we are ideally looking for a person with experience of preparing Limited company accounts files.

This would ideally suit an AAT student or recently qualified with a few of years experience of being in a practice.
Knowledge of accounting software would be a big advantage in particular Xero and […]

By |January 13th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CLIENT ALERT – 5 January 2021 National lock-down and increased government support

Source material: Press release – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/46-billion-in-new-lockdown-grants-to-support-businesses-and-protect-jobs

Dear clients,

The Prime Minister has announced a new national lock-down for England, 4 January 2021, that is likely to apply until half-term February 2021. Similar restrictions are likely to apply in the other regions of the UK.

The following day the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, stepped in and disclosed a raft […]

By |January 5th, 2021|Finance|0 Comments

CLIENT ALERT – 17 December 2020 Furlough Scheme extended

Source material: Press release – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/chancellor-extends-furlough-and-loan-schemes#:~:text=The%20furlough%20scheme%20has%20been,Year%2C%20the%20Chancellor%20announced%20today.

Dear client,
The Chancellor made a number of surprise announcements, 17 December 2020. In what must be a response to the continuing resilience of coronavirus, he has extended the furlough scheme and the closing date for government backed loan applications.

Details of the changes are:
• The furlough scheme was due to end […]

By |December 18th, 2020|Payroll|0 Comments

Making the most of extended retail hours

CLIENT ALERT – 30 November 2020
Making the most of extended retail hours

Source material: Press release – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/boost-for-high-street-as-jenrick-extends-opening-hours-for-christmas-shopping

Dear clients,
You have probably heard that retailers in England can extend opening hours in December and January to help you make the most of the festive shopping season. In the announcement government sources said:
From Wednesday 2 December, as England […]

By |November 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments