Came across this software by Landlord vision seems to combine property management with recording financials and therefore invaluable for MTD purposes. Has anyone experience of clients using this?
Without doubt, lack of time is the constant companion of practitioners. We all know the issues that are likely to cause problems for clients, it is another matter to make space to provide clients with accessible information on these key issues and kick-start a conversation that will conclude with new advice given. The pundits are… Continue reading Cross-selling: Need to contact clients?
Watch and listen is the new byword for capturing the attention of your website visitors. According to research, it is much easier to communicate ideas via a video than a page of fine print. Our first TaxBox video will be relaesed in the next two weeks and will cover one of two “hot” topics: Making… Continue reading MTD v salary sacrifice demise
Can life get any easier? Yes, if the OTS continue to influence tax policy and practice. Part of their recent Annual Report is copied in below: 4.5 Over the next year we will complete our work in a number of areas: • our final report on VAT will be delivered in… Continue reading OTS has released it’s annual report
These notes are copied from a Gov.uk announcement today: On 26 June 2017 changes will be made to UK anti-money laundering measures to help prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. It’ll increase the transparency of who owns and controls companies in the UK. This legislation will make changes to current requirements about people with significant… Continue reading Anti-money laundering measures are changing on 26 June.
New laws will force Scottish limited partnerships to disclose ownership and control information. Partnerships who fail to comply within 28 days will face fines. Laws will help to improve transparency of partnerships and act as a deterrent against their use for criminal ends. Around 30,000 firms registered as Scottish limited partnerships will be forced to… Continue reading Scottish LLPs subject to new regulation
HMRC have published the latest version of their Employment related securities bulletin (June 2017). See list of contents below: Contents ERS online service – deadline for returns Penalties for late returns Late filing penalties To cease a scheme registered in error or that is no longer required Participating company information Checking for errors
HMRC have kindly published a list of software vendors that they say offer solutions for micro traders. Apparently, some are free… As we progress towards MTD we will no doubt need to settle on a souped-up spreadsheet solution. Happy hunting.
The Queen’s speech yesterday did not seem to include much about fiscal policy making. In the published “What it means for you” policy document, section 2.5 headed, National Insurance Contributions Bill says: The Bill will legislate for National Insurance contributions (NICs) changes announced at previous fiscal events (Budget 2016 and Autumn Statement 2016). This, presumably, would… Continue reading The Queen’s speech
Most accountants are pretty adept at sending out broadcast messages to keep clients and prospects informed across a whole range of topics, but how often does this broad brush approach land a fish? In my experience, not very often. Certainly, it covers the basics; clients cannot say they have not been kept informed. I have spoken… Continue reading Time for a targeted approach?