We told you a couple of weeks ago about Alison Wilcock who is taking on the ‘Walk all Over Cancer’ challenge for Cancer Research this June (read the full story here) and if you’re a regular reader of our news pages you’ll know that various members of the Jones Harris team have done different things […]

1 June 2017 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 August 2016. 19 June 2017 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 June 2017. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 June 2017.) 19 June 2017 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

It is possible to reclaim VAT you have paid on any business purchases before you have subsequently registered for VAT. In fact, once you have registered your business for VAT the first thing you should consider is the possibility of reclaiming input tax on purchases of goods and services prior to registration. This article summarises […]

An example may illustrate the answer to this question. Harry updates his iPad and decides to sell his old one – he does not use the iPad for his employment or any business, it’s used purely for recreational purposes. He sets up an account on eBay and manages to sell for a reasonable price. Encouraged, […]

Are you self-employed? If you are, you may need to make your second payment on account for 2016-17 – the due date for payment is 31 July 2017. This second payment on account will have been based on 50% of your combined Self Assessment tax and Class 4 NIC liability for 2015-16. Which raises an […]

It’s fair to say that most of us will be touched by cancer at some point in our lives – whether it’s family, friends, colleagues or acquaintances – we all have a story to share when someone mentions the dreaded ‘C’ word. Here at Jones Harris, over the years we’ve done various fundraisers for different […]

If you were to be practical about the wonderful institution of marriage, you’d probably put the legal claim to be next of kin at the top of the list of benefits of tying the knot. If you were to be mercenary, you’d say it was the ability to claim the marriage tax allowance, however, it […]

You may have heard that the rules around inheritance tax (IHT) are changing with regard to family homes. From April a new allowance, the residence nil-rate band (RNRB), permits the further reduction of Inheritance Tax (IHT) on the sale of a family home. Mark O’Neill of Jones Harris Chartered Financial Planners explains the new rules: […]