Crunchers Accountants

Crunchers Accountants

Top Tax Tip 1 for Sole Traders

Add a comment   Posted on December 23, 2011   by damionviney

It is coming around to Self Assessment Tax Return deadline.  I am therefore starting a series of tax tips for Sole Traders.  Today’s is the first, more are to follow:

Employing Family Members in your Business.

As a sole trader, there are probably many parts of your business that you would love to hand over to someone […]

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Evidence requirements for VAT

Add a comment   Posted on December 23, 2011   by damionviney

HMRC has rules about what constitues proof of expenditure that includes VAT that you can reclaim.  The level of proof required for purchases over £250 are more stringent than those for purchases under £250.

For purchases above £250 the VAT invoice must show:

an invoice number which is unique and follows on from the number of the […]

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Getting Finance

Add a comment   Posted on December 12, 2011   by damionviney

A few weeks ago I attended a seminar on getting finance at GLE , which is a private company delivering some public sector programmes, including training to small businesses.

I was interested to go for two reasons.  Firstly the topic is of interest.  The world of finance has been turned upside down in the last 3 […]

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Working on your Business Seminar

Add a comment   Posted on November 29, 2011   by damionviney

We were delighted to welcome seven business owners to our second seminar last night on the topic of ‘Working on your Business’.   It was a very interesting subject for a room of sole traders and start up companies because, of course, it can feel like there is so much working in your business to be […]

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Positioning Seminar

Add a comment   Posted on November 1, 2011   by damionviney

We held our first seminar last night at the Bespoke Space, East Dulwich.

The intention of Crunchers Seminar series is to bring business thinking and support in development to the level of the sole trader businesses we serve. Though I say it myself, I think we achieved the objective.  10 business owners turned out and in […]

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Apprenticeships 2

Add a comment   Posted on October 28, 2011   by damionviney

Last week I posted that I was off to South London Apprenticeships Fair on a fact finding mission to see what is involved in taking on an apprentice.

My impression before going was that it was a fairly pain free process to take on an apprentice.  I am pleased to say that it is even easier […]

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Apprenticeships 1

Add a comment   Posted on October 21, 2011   by damionviney

As I meet clients, the possibility of taking on an apprenticeship seems to pop up on a fairly regular basis.

To go from no business to some business must be one of the most daunting challenges in business (ie start up) but following that I would say that going from a business that supports you the […]

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