From April 2019, most VAT registered businesses with a turnover above £85,000 must keep their VAT records digitally and use Making Tax Digital compatible software to submit their VAT Returns. We explain what you need to do.
Hi my name is Alan Cripps. I’m a Independent Financial Advisor with 35 Years experience, living in Abbots Langley with my wife and 2 children. Branching out on my own 6 years ago to become a fully Independent Financial Advisor meaning I’m able to use the whole of the Financial Markets to review and make recommendations for […]
In 2009, My Accountant Friend opened it’s doors to Making Tax Digital (MTD) for all their clients. For the majority of the accountants, way back when, online accounting was seen as insecure and sticking to spreadsheets was the safe, boring option. How we laugh now! HMRC are making tax digital for all individuals and businesses […]
The Enterprise Initiative Scheme (EIS) is a government initiative offering some of the most attractive UK tax breaks available. We’re big fans of this scheme, here at My Accountant Friend, so we thought we’d put together this page (to be regularly updated) helping our readers to better understand EIS, and point out some of the more interesting […]
If, like most people, you’ve subscribed to a number of newsletters and online services, the likelihood is that you’re suddenly being inundated with emails talking about “GDPR compliance”. While it might appear on first glance to have something to do with Pound Stirling, it’s actually related to the EU’s changing position on personal data. We […]
Here on the My Accountant Friend blog, we’re always keen to chat to people who can bring a real difference to the self-employed community. This week we caught up with Richard Hunter-Rice, a Midlands-based business consultant who has more than 30 years of experience helping companies of all sizes to realise their potential. Ever wondered […]
The latest Freelance Confidence Index has been published, and the numbers confirm what many freelancers have been saying privately: it’s not the easiest time to be going it alone and major political events have played their part. That said, the freelance community is still earning reasonably well, and the recognition that “you are what you […]