May 22, 2018

Tax is definitely a little bit taxing and so it is not surprising that we often speak to Xero users who have misconceptions about Corporation Tax.

With this in mind, we thought we’d put together a simple list of facts about Corporation Tax to help dispel some of these m...

April 5, 2018

What do you think is the most popular month of year end?  To find out, read on!

As we fast approach the end of the UK’s financial year, many of you will be feeling a dark sense of foreboding that soon your statutory accounts and corporation tax return will be due for pr...

January 28, 2018

A simplified introduction to the R&D Tax scheme

The R&D Tax Scheme is brilliant but like most tax schemes its choice of language can be a somewhat confusing.

If you’re interested in tax savings, and indeed cash payments from HMRC, but you don’t know your Expenditure Enha...

November 26, 2017

We have recently reviewed a number of filings in which dividends were not being treated correctly.  Having helped our customers resolve their issues and prevented them from filing incorrect tax returns, we thought it would be useful to write a short post on the topic i...

October 25, 2017

No matter how you intend to file your company accounts and tax return, there are four things that you’ll definitely need before your filing deadline arrives:

1. Companies House Authentication Code

A six digit code which acts like a digital version of your signature. If y...

October 18, 2017

It’s easy to do isn’t it?  In the rush to get everything into Xero it is so tempting to squeeze the difficult items into one or two slightly generic-sounding account lines.

‘Historical Adjustment’ is one of those account lines.  One of our customers came to us with over...

October 12, 2017

I have always been skeptical about the idea that big companies need to organise employee and partner conferences for the purpose of driving business value.

Perhaps due to some subconscious envy, I can’t help but feel that these events are mostly to do with the leadershi...

September 22, 2017

OK, maybe ‘trap’ is a bit too dramatic, but the ‘General Expenses’ account can present difficulties at year end if it is used too liberally throughout the financial year.

We see this issue arising on a fairly regular basis among our fellow Xero users, so we decided to w...

September 13, 2017

Ever since Instafile was launched, we’ve been working closely and tirelessly with small businesses across the UK to understand their accounts and tax filing needs, and the problems they face.

We’ve talked to a lot of of business owners and one of their primary concerns...

September 5, 2017

Everyone knows that cash flow is important. But how important is cash flow forecasting and how is it best achieved? I spoke with the experts at Float to find out more and explore their acclaimed cash flow forecasting Add-on for Xero.

Why is cash flow forecasting importa...

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