Being Green = More Green

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Going Green = More Green Going green can help your business in more ways than one. Making changes can seem overwhelming, but just small changes can make a difference.  Many of these changes will also help your businesses bottom line. So what are you waiting for?  How can it save me money?  We understand that … Read more Being Green = More Green

Recycle your WEEE

Recycle your WEEE Technology is a rapidly advancing sector, with new developments and devices being made all the time. This leads to a fast turnaround of electronic equipment, but what happens to our old tech? Unfortunately, the amount of electronic technology that we throw away is also growing. WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) is … Read more Recycle your WEEE

Giving Back to the Community

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Giving Back to the Community As a business giving back to the community is important. The size of business or contribution is unimportant, however having a caring and socially aware ethos is paramount. Many businesses are becoming more aware of their corporate responsibilities and are focusing on their environmental efforts, fundraising events, Employee wellbeing and volunteering. … Read more Giving Back to the Community

Capital Gains rules are changing!

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Capital Gains rules are changing! If you are a property investor or “accidental” landlord this is the blog for you. From the 6th of April 2020 the changes to Capital Gains tax rules will affect the sale of second homes and rental properties. . Capital Gains Tax Capital Gains Tax is paid at the following … Read more Capital Gains rules are changing!

No one wants a Tax Investigation.

No one wants a Tax Investigation. It is true that as business owners we don’t want HMRC asking awkward questions and taking up our precious time by visiting us on a routine (or not!) compliance visit.  This week two of our clients have been subject to compliance visits from HMRC, one for PAYE and CIS, … Read more No one wants a Tax Investigation.

Instant Response Time

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INSTANT RESPONSE TIME Growth in technology has lead to the need for instant gratification. With everything available at the click of a button our patience is dwindling. As a result of this emails can be hard to manage as people often expect an instant response.  The development in technology has been astounding, just 20 years … Read more Instant Response Time

The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Business Financing

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The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Business Financing Small business loans are being approved at an unusually high rate, making this the perfect time to increase your company’s cash flow via business financing. There are different kinds of business loans available, and it’s important to know the differences between them in order to … Read more The Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Business Financing

Thinking of Applying for a Mortgage?

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Are you thinking of getting a mortgage? This year we have had an abundance of clients applying for mortgages. Applying for a mortgage can be stressful and this is even more true for business owners. Once you have applied everything is suddenly urgent and happens all at once. This can then result in stress, tears … Read more Thinking of Applying for a Mortgage?

Is the Jaguar i-Pace a good company car?

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Is the Jaguar i-pace a good company car?  Here at 1 Accounts in Haverhill and Cambridge we are often asked can I buy a car within the company?  The answer is of course yes. However when benefit in kind tax and class 1A National Insurance is explained our clients most likely either buy the car … Read more Is the Jaguar i-Pace a good company car?

Making Tax Digital – Are You Ready?

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Making Tax Digital – Are You Ready? July 2019 marks the period that you have to submit your VAT returns using HMRC’s new Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime. Already Accountants, VAT registered businesses and HMRC are struggling to cope.  Take a look at Accounting Web’s report on how HMRC’s systems were already struggling in May … Read more Making Tax Digital – Are You Ready?