Accounts and Accounting

Accountancy advice tailored for small businesses

Accountancy is one of the most important areas of business. Every SME owner needs to have their finances in excellent shape – disorganized or inaccurate figures could harm business and impact the bottom line. Why not browse through articles in this section to polish up your knowledge on topics ranging from tax returns abd PAYE, to accountancy software and budgeting?

Tax deadlines and important key dates for UK businesses

Tax deadlines and important key dates for UK businesses

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Tax deadlines and important key dates for UK businesses

A roundup of important tax year dates, payment deadlines, and legislation changes for 2024/25. Use our calendar to prepare for the new financial year with ease.

Understanding Cash Flow Analysis

Understanding Cash Flow Analysis

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Understanding Cash Flow Analysis

Keeping track of your cash flow is essential to the overall health of your business. Here's a quick look at understanding cash flow analysis and gaining insights from your cash flow statement

10 Tips to Manage Business Budgets Like a Pro

10 Tips to Manage Business Budgets Like a Pro

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10 Tips to Manage Business Budgets Like a Pro

How do you create a budget that works for your business? Ensure your financial management is future-proofed with our business budgeting tips.

Creating a Business Budget That Really Works

Creating a Business Budget That Really Works

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Creating a Business Budget That Really Works

Simon Bacher, CEO of ed-tech app Ling, talks about the budgeting methods he used to launch Ling into the app store - and keep it there

How to Craft & Manage a Small Business Budget

How to Craft & Manage a Small Business Budget

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How to Craft & Manage a Small Business Budget

Manage your small business budget with ease using this essential guide to budget allocation

Maximizing Small Business Tax Deductions for 2024/25

Maximizing Small Business Tax Deductions for 2024/25

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Maximizing Small Business Tax Deductions for 2024/25

The new tax year started 6th April 2024. Learn what's changed and prepare your SME to take advantage of upcoming small business tax deductions

Key Tax Year Dates & Deadlines for UK Businesses

Key Tax Year Dates & Deadlines for UK Businesses

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Key Tax Year Dates & Deadlines for UK Businesses

A roundup of important tax year dates, payment deadlines, and legislation changes for 2023/24. Use our calendar to prepare for the new financial year with ease.

13 Free Tools Your Small Business Needs in 2023

13 Free Tools Your Small Business Needs in 2023

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13 Free Tools Your Small Business Needs in 2023

Discover small business tools, productivity and accounting software to save you time and money. We round up the best free cash flow resources for UK SMEs.

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Entrepreneurs often forget the difference between gross and net profit when filing their accounts or pitching for investment. Elizabeth Page explains how to calculate both for your income statement

How to Submit a VAT Return

How to Submit a VAT Return

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How to Submit a VAT Return

Find out how and when UK businesses need to submit VAT returns to HMRC in compliance with Making Tax Digital, including how to make payments or get a VAT refund

Upcoming Tax Changes in April 2022

Upcoming Tax Changes in April 2022

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Upcoming Tax Changes in April 2022

As we approach the start of a new tax year, Charlotte Nash of Crunch outlines the changes small businesses can expect and how to minimize their impact on cash flow

Upcoming VAT Changes for SMEs in 2021/22

Upcoming VAT Changes for SMEs in 2021/22

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Upcoming VAT Changes for SMEs in 2021/22

Ross Bramble of Crunch reveals how small businesses can prepare for the upcoming changes to VAT rates and processes in the UK, including the delayed Making Tax Digital scheme

A Guide to the New EU VAT E-Commerce Rules

A Guide to the New EU VAT E-Commerce Rules

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A Guide to the New EU VAT E-Commerce Rules

​From the 1st of July, the new EU VAT e-commerce rules will introduce significant changes for UK businesses selling to EU consumers. Here's everything you need to know

An SME's Guide to The End of Furlough

An SME's Guide to The End of Furlough

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An SME's Guide to The End of Furlough

As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme comes to a close on 30th September 2021, Simon Thomas explores everything UK SMEs need to know in order to prepare

A Guide to Limited Company Tax Deadlines

A Guide to Limited Company Tax Deadlines

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A Guide to Limited Company Tax Deadlines

Simon Thomas of Ridgefield Accounting talks us through the key tax deadlines for Companies House and HMRC that limited company business owners should be prepared for

What Is the New VAT Reverse Charge?

What Is the New VAT Reverse Charge?

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What Is the New VAT Reverse Charge?

The new 2021 VAT reverse charge impacts how VAT-registered businesses operating under CIS process their invoices. Here's everything you need to know

How to Prepare for the End of the 2020/21 Tax Year

How to Prepare for the End of the 2020/21 Tax Year

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How to Prepare for the End of the 2020/21 Tax Year

A guide exploring how to prepare for the end of the 2020/21 tax year as a sole trader or director of a limited company, brought to you by the experts at Crunch

How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

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How to Check Your Business' HMRC Position

Here's our handy guide covering how UK business owners can check their company's HMRC position for PAYE and VAT online

Covid-19: How Accountants Can Support SMEs

Covid-19: How Accountants Can Support SMEs

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Covid-19: How Accountants Can Support SMEs

Elizabeth Hughes of Pandle outlines the many ways an accountant can provide practical guidance to help business owners weather the Covid-19 storm

What Happens to VAT After Brexit?

What Happens to VAT After Brexit?

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What Happens to VAT After Brexit?

Andrew Diver, Head of Taxation at Beatons Group, debunks some common myths about VAT after Brexit and sheds some light on what may happen in the months ahead