If anyone had been in our St Peter’s Place offices on Sunday 16 July, the view out of the window would have been about as different as you could get to the normal, tranquil sight of St Peter’s Church in its lovely grounds, surrounded by flowers, trees and birds singing! That’s because there was a […]

Let’s face it, pulling on a balaclava and robbing a bank is likely to get you into a whole heap of trouble, but finding business finance can be notoriously difficult so it’s very possible that in jest the thought had crossed your mind! Plus, we all know the type of business expansion that needs a […]

If you’ve been through Fleetwood in the last week or so you might have seen that the Scarecrow Festival is once again in full swing in the town. It’s organised by a small committee of volunteers and runs each year for the two weeks prior to Tram Sunday. This year’s competition is slightly different in […]

1 July 2017 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 September 2016. 6 July 2017 – Complete and submit forms P11D return of benefits and expenses and P11D(b) return of Class 1A NICs. 19 July 2017 – Pay Class 1A NICs (by the 22 July 2017 if paid electronically). 19 […]

It’s a well-established feature of previous judgements that a fine imposed to punish an organisation should not be treated as tax deductible – the tax relief secured would effectively share out the burden of the punishment with the rest of the taxpaying community. Which is why the First Tier Tribunal (FTT) decision, allowing McLaren racing […]

Whether you pay Income Tax or National Insurance, the effect on your cash flow is the same. The payments are a necessary part of our obligation to fund the activities of State, but the self-employed are often surprised that their bi-annual tax payments cover Income Tax and National Insurance. The weekly Class 2 contribution is […]