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How to budget to achieve your dreams

In past blogs, we looked at reviewing your financial planning. The first step is to  acknowledge where you are currently and then decide where you …

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May 2021

10th May 2021 – Penalty scheme for SEISS abuse An overclaimed SEISS grant includes any amount of grant which the self-employed individual was not entitled …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 6 (10th – 16th May 2021)

Tax adjustment for leased cars The tax treatment of the leasing or hiring costs of cars differs to that of purchasing them. Lease/hire costs are …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 5 (3rd – 9th May 2021)

New recovery loan scheme launches Budget 2021 announced a new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), offering government-backed guarantees on loans or overdrafts between £25,000 and £10 …

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Accountants: Achieve your goals this year and love your work life

Recently, my blogs have covered what holds you back from achieving your goals as an accountant. I have also written about how to set those …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 4 (26th April 2021- 2nd May 2021)

Should you buy or lease a copier? A new printer-copier is an outlay you could do without, so is it worth looking at lease options …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 3 (19th April 2021- 25th April 2021)

Budget 2021 – some notes Working from home.The temporary income tax and NI exemptions for reimbursements made by employers to employees who bought equipment they …

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Are You Pricing Right for Success? 7 practical questions to ask of your business

Pricing is always a tricky area to get correct. Once business owners have established their pricing at the beginning (because they had to!), a lot …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 2 (12th April 2021- 18th April 2021)

£20 million SME Brexit Support fund open for applications It is a support package to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with changes to customs …

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April 2021

29th April 2021 – HMRC warns of SEISS email scam The fourth SEISS grant gateway opened last week. Eligible claimants should have been contacted by …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 1(5th April 2021- 11th April 2021)

Tax-free childcare bonus of up to £500 not being claimed Families using tax-free childcare accounts to pay for their childcare costs could receive a government …

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Achieve your Dreams Focusing on Financial Planning Today

The pandemic has given you an opportunity, if you have taken it, to reassess what you want to do with your life.  Many of you …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 52 (29th March 2021- 4th April 2021)

Set up self assessment payment plans Self assessment taxpayers have until 1 April to pay any outstanding tax liabilities in full or set up an online …

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The government’s SME  Brexit  Support Fund

The scheme opened on 15 March and provides grants of up to £2,000 to help small and medium-sized businesses tackle the new admin requirements for imports and …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 51 (22nd – 28th March 2021)

Bounce Back Loan Repayment Terms Extended To 10 Years Pay as You Grow (PAYG) repayment flexibilities enable borrowers to tailor their repayment schedule, with the …

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7 Steps to Achieve Your Goals as an Accountant and Enjoy Your Working Life

Last month I wrote about barriers to achieving your goals and how to remove them.  Now is the time to set and achieve your goals.  …

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March 2021

26th March 2021 – Free workplace testing for all businesses The government has confirmed that all businesses in England are now able to sign up …

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New customs and tax rules if you move goods between the UK and countries in the EU

Your business will be affected by the new rules if you: buy goods from an EU seller and bring them into the UK send goods …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 50 (15th – 21st March 2021)

End of tax year PAYE procedures Your year-end full payment submission (FPS) for your last payday of 2020/21 must have the last payment indicator ticked. …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 49 (8th – 14th March 2021)

SME Payment Terms Slashed To 30 Days Currently, £23.4bn worth of late invoices are owed to firms across Britain, which is impacting businesses’ cash flow …

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Budget 2021 Highlights

Recovery Loan Scheme Budget 2021 announced a new loan scheme to be introduced to replace those coming to an end. From 6 April 2021 the …

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Hit Your Targets In 3 Easy Steps

It’s always crucial to have a target – to know where you want to get to. It’s even more important when you have uncertainty, which …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 48 (1st – 7th March 2021)

Deferred VAT HMRC’s deferral scheme allowed businesses to delay payment, interest-free, of their VAT bills due between March and 31 May 2020 until 31 March …

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Seize Control Of Your Finances Today… Before They Control You

When the Coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020 it was a big shock in many ways. One of these was the impact on our finances. …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 46 (15th – 21st February 2021)

Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) Reduction Postponed The (AIA) was to be cut from £1m to £200k on 1 January 2021 but this has been postponed by a …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 45 (8th – 14th February 2021)

Wrongful Trading Rules Suspended Again They were previously suspended until 30 September 2020. They were suspended on 26 November 2020 until 30 April 2021. but remember the rules …

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February 2021

16th February 2021 – New CJRS Advice For Annually Paid Staff Employers are now entitled to claim furlough scheme pay for annually paid workers who …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 44 (1st – 7th February 2021)

Brexit – HMRC Extends Customs Grant Scheme The customs grant scheme can help towards the cost of the extra admin involved. Changes to extend the grant scheme …

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12 Barriers To Achieving Your Goals – And How To Remove Them

The tax return deadline has passed – it’s all over. What a relief! As an accountant, I feel it acutely myself now as I have …

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Anna’s Accountancy Alerts – Week 43 (25th – 31st January 2021)

VAT Deferral HMRC has issued some guidance to taxpayers that deferred their VAT payments between 20 March and 30 June 2020 and still have payments …

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