We’re delighted to announce that Jones Harris will be sponsoring Lancashire Tourism Awards 2017, specifically the the Sustainable Tourism Award category. Jones Harris’ track record in the tourism sector spans more than 40 years. As the only CAA-registered ATOL auditor in Lancashire we’re delighted to be associated with the Lancashire Tourism Awards. We provide cost-effective accountancy […]

1 September 2017 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 November 2016. 19 September 2017 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 September 2017. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 September 2017) 19 September 2017 – Filing deadline for the CIS300 monthly […]

Does your employment require that you obtain and maintain membership of a professional organisation? If so, you can make a claim to set the cost against your taxable earnings for income tax purposes. As you would expect there are a few hoops you will need to jump through to claim this relief. They are: You […]

If you use standard VAT accounting – pay VAT on sales when invoiced and claim back VAT on purchases when invoiced – you may have availed yourself of the six months claim for bad debt relief on unpaid invoices. This would have allowed you to claw back VAT paid to HMRC on invoices that are […]

HMRC has published a list of popular misconceptions that taxpayers have about letting property. We have listed below a summary of situations where you will need to declare rental earnings to HMRC: If you inherit property and let it out. If you buy a property as an investment and let it out. Divorcing partners, who […]

Impact investing – or positive investing is a generic term. It describes ‘doing good’ with your hard earned savings We’re seeing a growing demand for understanding how environmental, human rights, labour and business ethics issues are considered within investment strategies. This is shown further with annual research for ‘Good Money Week 2016’ which found that […]

Back in March this year we told you that Blackpool Investment Fund had been expanded and £100m in loans was available for business growth from the renamed Loan Fund. You can read the original article here. There is still a significant amount of money left in the pot and we’re urging Blackpool based businesses with […]

You spend a lot of time at work with your colleagues and it’s important that our working hours are enjoyable. So the Jones Harris team periodically have a bit of fun and games away from the office! Last weekend Emily Swarbrick, one of the administration team, organised a night out in Blackpool. The evenings light […]

Back in June we told you about an off-beat challenge that Jones Harris IT Manager Matthew Arnold had pledged to undertake. It was a white collar mixed martial arts event where he showed why training pays off! When we wrote about it at the beginning of the summer Matthew had embarked on an intense training […]