Harts CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS

Category: Business Update

Added: 28th Oct
Budget 2021 - Harts Accountants

Autumn Budget 2021

The Chancellor’s Budget yesterday (27th October 2021) focused very much on spending commitments, rather than on taxes. This was perhaps not surprising given we had already seen the announcements of significant increases to Corporation Tax (effective April 2023) in the March budget and to National Insurance (effective April 2022) last…

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Added: 7th Oct
Pricing tips

Cash is Still King and How to Improve Cash Flow in your Business

Cash is the lifeblood of every business. Without it, you cannot trade, buy goods, pay staff and so on. It is so often overlooked as you, as a business owner, are pulled from pillar to post on a variety of other pressing issues. Staff, sales, marketing, recruitment and so on,…

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Added: 29th Sep
Self Employed

The End of Covid Support Measures and Tax Increases

We are now coming to the end of the government’s principal coronavirus support measures. In addition, a significant change to taxation was announced with a 1.25% increase to employee national insurance, employer national insurance, and income tax on dividends. In further detail: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Furlough This ends…

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Added: 26th Jul
Self Employed

Government Support Measures

Although the main furlough scheme is being wound down, there remain a number of government support measures in place relating to both Covid-19 and the country’s economic recovery. Three of these which are currently topical and worth sharing more widely are the subject of this article. Fifth self-employment (SEISS) grant…

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Added: 14th Jun
Self Employed

Coronavirus – Business Support Update

The next few weeks will see a number of the government coronavirus support schemes being wound down. In particular, the following changes should be noted: Deadline for applications for interest free deferral of VAT 21st June is the deadline for applying to pay VAT, which was deferred from the February,…

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Added: 25th May
Self Employed

Coronavirus – Deadline for 4th Self Employed Grant

Next Tuesday, 1st June marks the deadline for claiming the fourth grant under the government’s coronavirus Self Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). The fourth grant covers the period from 1 February to 30 April 2021 and is for 80% of trading profits up to a maximum of £7500 for an…

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