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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 26 (27th September – 3rd October 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org Raising Finance – seed enterprise investment scheme (SEIS) The SEIS is designed to help your company raise money in it’s early trading years. It …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 25 (20th – 26 September 2021)

iSpeech Resolving HMRC disputes Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) usually involves less preparation and thus lower costs compared with a tribunal. It’s also a much quicker …

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5 Ways to Cut Costs Today

iSpeech.orgDuring the pandemic many of you will have reviewed your costs in detail as you may have had less income coming through the door. Nevertheless, …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 24 (13th – 19th September 2021)

iSpeech HMRC’s support for customers who need extra help HMRC’s principles of support for customers who need extra help set out their commitment to support …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 23 (6th – 12th September 2021)

Text to Speech Informal payrolling of benefits in kind HMRC will only accept new informal payrolling arrangements for benefits in kind during the 2021 to …

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Skills Every Accountant Needs – Set Yourself Up For Success

chinese text to speechMy recent blog encouraged accountants to get a plan in place to reach their goals.  However, as an accountant, in order to …

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small business

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 22 (30th August – 5th September 2021)

TTS Demo Penalty regime for VAT and income tax self-assessment The new regime will apply to: VAT businesses for accounting periods beginning on or after …

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Saving and pension planning

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 21 (23rd – 29th August 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org Pension scams According to the latest figures from Action Fraud the average loss from pension scams have reached £50,949 this year. That is more …

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Accounting and finance concept

Improve your cash flow and cut costs to kick-start your business

iSpeechThe pandemic has been a tough time for many of you. Reduced business, restrictions on opening hours, staffing issues – many aspects have taken their …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 20 (16th – 22nd August 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org Consultation launched re self employed HMRC has recently launched a consultation on how basis periods can be reformed for income tax for the self-employed. …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 19 (9th – 15th August 2021)

iSpeech.org HMRC gives support for customers who need extra help HMRC have principles of support for customers who need extra help. These set out their commitment …

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Start a savings plan today in 3 easy steps

iSpeech A trip of a lifetime, buying a house, upgrading your car, university fees, planning for retirement – just some of the things we dream …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 18 (2nd – 8th August 2021)

iSpeech Making Tax Digital for VAT – update From 1 April 2021, your systems must use digital links for any transfer or exchange of data …

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August 2021

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) is being wound down on 30 September 2021 and data published by HMRC has revealed that 1.9 million workers remain on furlough…

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 17 (26th July – 1st August 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Tax-free childcare More than 282,000 working families used a Tax-Free Childcare (TFC) account during March 2021, according to figures from HMRC. The TFC scheme …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 16 (19th – 25th July 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Apprenticeship cash boost The government has confirmed that employers of all sizes in England can now apply for £3,000 in extra funding to help …

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How can I be more efficient? Use this tool to improve your efficiency today.

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechI’ve said it before but I’m going to say it again, good time management is key to being more efficient and achieving your goals. But …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 15 (12th – 18th July 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org Off-payroll working rules The off-payroll working rules changed on 6 April 2021. If your clients are medium and large sized organisations who engage contractors …

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Workers Wearing Masks at Plant

July 2021

The UK government’s Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme continues to provide financial support to small and medium-sized employers. If you’re an employer with fewer than 250 employees, and if you’ve paid Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to employees for coronavirus-related sickness absence, you could be eligible for support…

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england

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 14 (5th – 11th July 2021)

Speech Synthesis Paying Class 1A National Insurance contributions HMRC is reminding employers that they need to pay Class 1A National Insurance contributions and complete a …

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Help! I don’t understand my accounts! The two sets of numbers you need to know to run your business.

Convert Text to Speech Does the mere mention of ‘accounts’ fill you with dread? Are you terrified of numbers and prefer to leave ‘all that …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 13 (28th June – 4th July 2021)

Text to Speech Why good record keeping is critical Companies are subject to strict conditions when it comes to the records that must be kept, …

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5 Steps to Get out of debt – start today

iSpeechHoliday season is upon us. Many have plans for a staycation in the UK, and some will fly abroad to warmer weather as restrictions ease. …

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Brexit Latest Updates – 18/06/21

https://www.ispeech.org Reminder of changes to the Merchandise in Baggage exports process from July 2021 This is a reminder that from 1 July 2021, there will …

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Female Manager Wearing Mask in Office

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 12 (21st – 27th June 2021)

iSpeech The Treasury has launched a review into the effectiveness of the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) This is the independent body responsible for helping …

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Woman working from home.

Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 11 (14th – 20th June 2021)

https://www.ispeech.org What’s the best way to repay a director’s loan? As a director shareholder if you’ve borrowed money from your company which you still owe …

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motivate

How to motivate yourself for success

iSpeechMy recent blog encouraged accountants to get a plan in place to reach their goals.  To keep on track and motivated, it’s always important to …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 10 (7th – 13th June 2021)

iSpeech.org Women’s state pension error The government will be paying arrears of pension to many thousands of married women. HMRC cannot demand tax on the …

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June 2021

iSpeech21st June 2021 – Changes to CJRS grants from July 2021 The UK Government will continue to pay 80% of furloughed employees’ usual wages for …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 9 (31st May – 6th June 2021)

iSpeech.org New off-payroll rules and PAYE reporting When reporting PAYE and NI for a worker made under the off-payroll rules you must use the special …

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