18
Aug

Responsibilities of a Sole Trader

When considering which trading method to take, sole traders often become out of one or more of the following conditions; They are contracting for the sake of one contract of

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11
Aug

The Business Entity Test

The BETs have been around for a couple of years now and have largely seen the response from contractors and professionals alike, that they are not too helpful. In a

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04
Aug

Real Time Information (RTI): A Year On

Last year, contractors were affected by the biggest change to payroll procedures in decades; Real Time Information (RTI). The new legislation meant that contractors would have to start filing payroll

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28
Jul

HMRC Nightmares

We like to hope that nobody is so terrified of the big bad Revenue that they lie awake at night in fear of them, but those who are pounced upon

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21
Jul

Name Change & Service Fees

We’ve made a change to how your monthly service fees and tax reserve deductions are detailed on your business bank account; they now show as Powered by Integra Limited. This

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21
Jul

VAT Returns and “Right Tax Right Time”

Submission of inaccurate VAT Returns can be costly and can be avoided by ensuring we have all the relevant information from you to declare the right tax at the right

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21
Jul

Some Points to Note Regarding Expenses

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) general rule for claiming expenses is that they must be wholly, exclusively and necessarily incurred in performing your duties. If an expense has duality of

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14
Jul

Keeping Your Business Going Through Illness

When working as your own boss, the effects of falling ill can spiral out of control, and quickly. Most illnesses experienced are mere colds which pass after a couple of

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07
Jul

Making Financial Projections

Especially if you are looking to get funding in order to start your business from a bank or investor, but also if you want to have some achievable targets in

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30
Jun

Getting the Service You Deserve

To get the best service on offer from your accountant, you have to dance the tango. What we mean by that is you both have to be reciprocal and responsive,

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