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How the SA302 form can help you if you are self-employed

Self-employment is on the increase in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics. From the start of the economic downturn in 2008 up until the end of 2012 a total of 367,000 people became self-employed – 60% of them making the move between 2011 and 2012. Many of those becoming self-employed are doing so…

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Graduate Recruitment!

We’re pleased to announce that we’re now in the position to hire a graduate trainee. As with all our work, we go all-out to do the job properly here so, in the same vein, here’s how we’ve gone about getting that all-important first hire… We were absolutely deluged by over 250 applicants for this role…

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Mobile apps and how developers should think about their tax treatment

This industry has exploded in the last few years and developers have been hard-pressed to keep up with what it all means for the tax they should pay. Roughly speaking, it is very similar to dealing with software build costs. However, there is a contrast in that there is a definite upside and an intention…

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Website development costs – our thoughts on the tax and accounting issues involved

Some people write-off the cost of development as a profit and loss expense without knowing any better. Others go to the other end of the spectrum and capitalise everything. What’s the right thing to do? According to the Accounting Standards Board (via UITF 29), if the development you do leads to “future economic benefit”, it…

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PAYE debt collectors sending rude letters?

“We have tried contacting you about an underpayment but you have failed to co-operate. We will take steps to recover the monies from you”. or variations thereon A number of clients have contacted us because they have received a letter saying something like the above. Sometimes, the letters don’t even include contact details. If you…

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