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Budget 2020 News

The VAT implications of dropshipping

Budget 2020- Entrepreneurs Relief at risk?

Inform helps specialist recruitment firm make more informed financial decisions

CGT Reliefs

Take a look around our new offices...

Take on the tax year and win: Five ways to make your money go further...

Choosing the right eCommerce accountant for your business

Xerocon 2019- Everything we learned from the annual Xero conference

It's that wonderful time of the year......

Paying yourself a salary: What are the most tax efficient options for limited company owners?

Four key cashflow issues that could cripple your business (and how to avoid them)...

Get paid to switch your business bank account

How, when and why your business needs to register for VAT...

IR35 (off-payroll working) - small businesses exempt

Do you own property personally? If so you need to read this…..

Run a limited company? Here’s what you need to know about pension contributions…

Open Banking- a positive change for the banking industry

How will a ‘No Deal’ Brexit affect EU trading?

VAT rules are changing for builders - but good news, there’s a delay until 1 October 2020!

Selling into America? Here’s what you need to know about ‘Sales Tax Nexus’…

Short-term financing to support your business growth

A guide to VAT for e-retail businesses

Gift Aid- a quick guide

How to prepare a quarterly cashflow forecast (and why it’s essential for EVERY business)

“Give me a break”: 4 top tax incentives your small business might be missing out on…

Are gifts free of inheritance tax?

The VAT complexities of supplying services abroad

“That’s Entertainment”…but is it VAT free?

TransferWise and Xero - international payments made easy…

The takeaway tax: Why cafes and coffee shops are at risk of VAT mistakes

How you can have tax-free income of £18,500 from savings

How to reduce your payments on account

Got your EORI number yet? Time is running out to prepare for No Deal...

Made a mistake? How to amend your tax return

Why you should still register for child benefit even if you’re a high earner

Salary v dividend 2019/20

Letting a property as a furnished holiday let- is it worthwhile?

KPMG closes SME accountancy service: Do you need to find alternative arrangements?

Tax-free investments using Premium Bonds

Self-Assessment Penalties

Year-end tax planning tips

Take advantage of the Annual Investment Allowance

Self Assessment deadline - the clock is ticking…

Brexit Latest: Time to plan for uncertainty...

A fresh start for your finances: Why now is the perfect time to revisit your business plan…

Want to grow your business in 2019? Here’s how smart finance options can offer a New Year’s resolution to cashflow problems…

Going global? Here's how VAT works on international e-commerce sales...

Many happy returns: Everything online retailers need to know about getting your product returns policy right…

HMRC plays Secret Santa: Here’s the Christmas tax breaks you may not know about…

Pass on your house free of IHT

Exciting new apps and MTD updates- here's what you need to know from Xerocon London 2018...

Setting up a new business?  Claim a deduction for pre-trading expenses

Is the Christmas party tax-free?

Xero gets a fresh face

Black Friday - don’t let it be a dark day for your business

Autumn budget gives 2.4 million workers a payrise

Five top trends in the world of e-commerce

Chancellor's Autumn Budget Announcements 2018

Xero approved by HMRC for MTD

Cash basis for landlords- when does it apply?

Rent-a-room: New restrictions

Overpaid tax? How to claim it back

Savings Income- how is it taxed?

Subsistence expenses – How to use the benchmark scale rate

Inheritance Tax and potentially exempt transfers

High Income Child Benefit Charge

Dividend income – How is it taxed in 2018/19?

Six ways cashflow forecasting can help your business

VAT capital goods scheme

Sending personal data in the GDPR era - 3 ways to keep compliant

Making Tax Digital- Are you ready?

Tax-free parties – how to exceed the £150 per head limit

Flipping – how to choose your main residence to maximise relief

Company car tax - why it might pay to go electric

Tax-free childcare available on school holiday clubs

Free fuel- is it worthwhile?

Making Tax Digital for VAT- what records must be kept digitally

Paying voluntary Class 3 National Insurance Contributions

Do we need to register for VAT?

Converting from Quickbooks and Sage to Xero? It’s easier than you think…

Number of tax refund scams escalating

European Commission- Extension to EMI Scheme

Top Ten Tips for Married Couples...

Mileage allowances- what is tax free?

It's almost here...are you ready for GDPR?

Catering businesses- how to be prepared for a VAT inspection

Jointly owned property- how is income taxed?

Pensions- Protect your lifetime allowance

Being ready for Making Tax Digital

Tax efficient extraction of profit from companies for 2018/19

Pension funds can be very effective in estate planning

Requirement to Correct- The deadline is looming!

Sian shares her experience in brand new book...

Mileage rates for landlords

Taxation of savings- what is tax-free?

How do I correct VAT errors?

Making Tax Digital: Why you need to prepare for the big tax shake-up now…

Tax-free rental income up to £8,500

An introduction to cloud security

Corporate gains – end of indexation allowance

Claim disincorporation relief while you can

When are Self-Assessment payments on account required?

How cloud accountants can improve your business performance

SDLT- How much will you pay?

Tax-free Christmas Parties

The Autumn Statement 2017 Summary- Tax Announcements

Macaroon Wars… Inform Accounting crowned winners!

What's the benefit of an electric company car?

Inform Accounting acquires Sutton Coldfield-based Jowett & Co.

Is there a Minimum Period of Occupation Needed for Main Residence?

Letting out your holiday home

Calculating your dividend tax bill

Xerocon London 2017 round-up and show highlights

How to prepare management accounts using Xero

Claiming tax relief for employment expenses

And the nominees are…

It’s official…we’re now a Xero Platinum Partner!

What are the changes to NIC and the self-employed?

How can a loan trust save inheritance tax (IHT)?

Buy-to-let landlords-the new rules on interest relief

5 essential forecasts to improve your business decision-making

A new start up business- what profits are taxed?

VAT flat rate scheme and relevant goods- What counts?

Inheritance Tax- the Residence Nil Rate Band and downsizing

A quick guide to Corporation Tax and trading losses

A quick guide to Capital Gains Tax

NI contributions for the self-employed

Property development- investment vs trading

Employment allowance- can you benefit?

How to set your small business payment terms

What are the rules in 2017/18 for company cars and the taxman

Making Tax Digital- Voluntary pay as you go

Claiming back tax on a small pension lump sum

Making Tax Digital- Extending the cash basis

The ISA Round Up 2017

IHT estate returns

Savings income – do you need to claim back tax?

Can I claim marriage allowance?

Pricing stories of small businesses

How is rental income taxed on jointly owned property?

Tips for managing debtors when you're self-employed

Reduced pensions annual allowance for high earners

Planning your business goals for a new financial year

Inheritance tax- residence nil rate band (RNRB)

Interest relief for lettings – the transitional period

Auto Enrolment: What happens if I don't comply or I'm late complying

Salary sacrifice after April 2017

The new Flat Rate Percentage April 2017

Are you ready for the increase to minimum wages in April?

Chancellor's Spring Budget 2017

Overpaid PAYE and how to get it back

Avoid These 5 Costly Accounting Mistakes

Correcting mistakes in your tax return

New allowances for trading and property income coming soon

Update your Business Plan for a New Year

First year allowances for cars

Are benefits in kind taxable?

3 Advantages of Digital Signing for Businesses

NIC and company directors

VAT Flat rate scheme – is it for me?

HMRC tax investigations are on the increase-you could be next...

Accountants in Sutton Coldfield nominees of Business of the Year Award

Unlocking your pension age 55 plus

The new lifetime ISA- How does it work?

6 Essential Accounting Terms for Small Businesses

What is lettings relief?

Owe tax to HMRC – take advantage of a campaign

How to hire the right bookkeeper for your business

Tax relief for research and development costs

Mobile phones- a tax-free benefit?

Avoid a penalty- File your tax return on time

What is a loan trust?- Inheritance tax planning

Disincorporation relief

Keeping the Christmas party tax-free

Why bookkeeping is crucial to your success

Paying subsistence expenses using benchmark rates

10 Money-Saving tips for Freelancers

The Autumn Statement 2016 Summary- Tax Announcements

4 Common Bookkeeping Pitfalls — and How to Avoid Them

Inheritance tax and property- the rules

Differences Between Gross and Net Profit (Why Neither Matter Unless You Get Paid!)

Xero Pointer #12- Storing files and documents in Xero

How to make the most of the personal tax account

What is changing with Termination Payments?

Main Causes of Stress for Business Owners & How to Counter Them

3 reasons recurring revenue is a good idea

5 Ways to Save Money for your Business

What is cash basis – is it for you?

What can employees claim tax relief on?

Cash in hand – beware

Why your small business needs Management Accounts

Why won't banks lend to a business?

Property losses – what can you do with them

Tips to Keep Your Business Finances in Order

Replacing your main residence-getting the SDLT supplement back

What qualifies as a pool car?

No longer your main residence and final period exemption

What is investor relief? - How can you benefit?

Xero Pointer #11- Integrating Paypal with Xero

Business and private use– what can you claim?

The Brexit business plan - what should small businesses be doing?

Ten tax-free benefits in kind

Landlord–interest relief restriction: deduction v tax reduction

Four ways to top up your turnover

Auto-enrolment for workplace pensions: What it means for your business

What are the dividend tax rules for 2016/17?

Overpaid tax last year- how to claim it back

Salary Sacrifice – still worthwhile?

Contractor Expenses - An introduction

A Trivial Matter- What is a trivial benefit?

Reclaiming tax once director's loan repaid

Property Rentals – new relief for replacement of domestic items

Three ways your accountant can help grow your business

Pensions Annual Allowance 2016/17- what does it mean for high earners?

New Dividend taxation for 2016/17

What are PETS? Clue: not just for Prime Ministers

Three ways to better book-keeping

New allowances for trading and property income

Xero Pointer #10 Manage bills and purchases in Xero

Directors' loans- tax pitfalls

Claim fixed rate deductions to save work

Common expenses that you can set against your rental income

Mileage Expense Tracking with the Inform app

Claiming marriage allowance – are you eligible?

Pension auto-enrolment- essential information for business owners

Cashflow concerns? Why Satago is the way to go...

New dividend allowance

A virtual CFO for your small business

Xero Pointer #9 - Bank reconciliation made easy

Cars and fuel- changes on your tax bill for 2016/17

The difference between cash flow and profitability

Reducing your payments on account

Why use a specialist accountant for your creative business?

Main residence relief and periods of deemed occupation

VAT for business, explained


100% capital allowance for low-emission cars

Giving your home away – beware the GWR rules

Xero Pointer #8- Finances at your fingertips with ‘Xero Touch’

Business premises renovation allowance (BPRA)

National Living Wage- What you need to know

Make life a little easier - with the Inform Accounting app

Mileage allowance relief

Receipt Bank Gold Partner

Tax relief for pension contributions

Starting a successful business

Reclaiming section 455 tax

Second homes – buy now to avoid SDLT supplement


How creative agencies can move to a value-based pricing model

Income tax relief for trading losses

Xero Pointer #7 Adding a payment service to get paid faster

Business property relief- what business assets qualify?

5 Cloud-based accounting tools that make life easier for creative agencies

PPR Flipping- Principle Primary Residence

Changing accountants? The time is now...

Entrepreneurs' relief on the disposal of shares in a personal company

How your business can benefit from automating processes

Making the most of profit extraction and current dividend tax rules

5 beautiful reasons for salons to switch to a cloud accountant


Xero Pointer #6 Staying Safe With Two-Step Authentication

Qualifying for Entrepreneur's relief

3 ways your creative agency can benefit from management accounts

Miss the tax return deadline at your peril!

Tax-Free Mileage Payments

Keeping the Personal Allowance

The beauty of working with a modern accountant



Are you a landlord? End of wear and tear allowance


Creative agency margins: How do yours compare?

Dispensations RIP

Obtaining tax relief for set up costs of a business

The life of a cloud graphic designer

Extracting cash from a family company

Is your salon making these financial mistakes?

Pay any National Minimum Wage (NMW) arrears without penalty

XERO POINTER #4 Business Performance Review

Passing on your home free of Inheritance Tax (IHT Free)

The Top Financial KPIs for Creative Agencies

Business journeys in your own car- Get tax-free mileage allowances

Hair and beauty salons: VAT for Rent-a-Chair models

Get in the know now- new rules for taxing dividends

Calling all creatives! 5 reasons to switch to a cloud accountant

The big misconception about costs when a property is first let

Six habits of highly successful salons

Five Top Tax-Free Benefits

XERO POINTERS #3 Create templates for faster invoicing

How top creative agencies use financial planning to drive performance

XERO POINTERS #2 Easy Invoicing with Xero-to-Xero Network


XERO POINTERS #1 Keep the cash flowing with online invoices

Summer Budget 2015 Tax Plans

Cashflow for Creatives

R&D Tax Credits: How your creativity can save you money…

Managing creative projects via Xero

The Strong Link Between The Creative Industry And Management Accounts

'Making Creativity Pay' Event, June 18th 2015 B'ham

Do you need to release some cash for your business?

Xero All-in-one Accounting: Quoting and Inventory Feature

iZettle - Free Card Reader And Transactions Only Through Inform

March 2015 Budget Highlights Continued

March 2015 Budget Highlights

Grow Your Business Through A Strategic Acquistion

The £2,000 Employment Allowance Continues For 2015/16

Year End Capital Gains Tax Planning

Year End Pension Planning

Why Our Favourite Number At Inform Is Xero

iZettle - The Easy Way To Take Card Payments Integrated With Xero

Lessons For Business Success – Tips From Those At The Top

UK Payroll In Xero Is Bringing Seamless Payroll And Accounting

Receipt Bank - The Essential Guide To Xero Add-On's

Aiming To Make Ourselves Essential To Our Clients

Running Your Business From Home? Make The Most Of Those Fixed Cost Deductions

Inform Accounting Wins Xero Accounting Partner Of The Year (Midlands)

No More VAT Nightmares - Top Tips For Paying Your Bill On Time

Free iZettle Card Reader And Transactions For One Month

HMRC credit card sales campaign

Executing strategy

Xero helps SMBs grow with integrated quoting feature

Collection of unpaid tax through your tax code

Online marketing metrics

Tax Advantage's for SME's in 2015

What will your business look like in 2015?

Filing tax returns online - infinitely less taxing with the cloud

George, the Autumn Statement, your business, and you - Part 2

George, the Autumn Statement, your business, and you

Matched funding through GrowthAccelerator

Free Sage to Xero conversion until end of December 2014

Auto enrolment – it’s coming soon to a business near you!

There ain’t no Christmas party like a tax exempt Christmas party!

Online accounting vs traditional accounting – is there really any competition?

New Receipt Bank App. Expenses made even easier.

The Xero Dashboard - keep track of small business finances



Manage bills and purchases in Xero




Strategic Planning

Sales and online invoicing in Xero


Set up Bank feeds in Xero

This week’s Business advice: MEASURING PR

Xero Demo

Start Up Guide

Contact form 1

The rise of alternative lending

Xero's New pricing Plan

The railroad

Old car

Capturing the details


Peaceful lansdscapes




Password protected album - pass: test

Beautiful nature shots

Beautiful landscapes

Black and white photographs

Xero Roadshow

What's New - latest news from HMRC: EMPLOYER’S £2,000 NIC ALLOWANCE

Purchase Orders in Xero

Files in Xero

We are moving, but not too far…..

New Starter

Xero Accountants

The Importance of Management Accounts to Small Businesses

How to make accounting easier with Xero

Inform Accounting Ltd adopts Receipt Bank

Personal Allowance Trap!

Maximising Your Pension Annual Allowance

Simpler Income Tax for the simplest small businesses

An Introduction to What Expenses are claimable in the UK

Is your business ready for RTI

What happens if you miss the tax return deadline

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