Benefits in kind are benefits that employees or directors receive from their company which aren’t included in their salary or wages. They’re also sometimes called ‘perks’ or ‘fringe benefits’. Not all benefits in kind are treated in the same way by the tax system, so here's what you need to know.
A businesses would typically provide a customer with a credit note when the amount on an invoice is disputed or incorrect. This might be due to an admin error, or because the customer requires a full or partial refund. Here are a couple of scenarios of when you might want to issue a credit note to a client.
As a limited company, your travel expenses are generally allowed as a business expense where all of the following conditions apply you are responsible for paying the travel costs, the travel is necessary for your work. Find out more here!
What expenses can you claim when your business attends conferences? We explore the different ways to ensure you're tax-efficient.
Self-employed and struggling to deal with Self Assessment? Start the tax year positively and make next year’s Self Assessment as painless as possible - get some expert advice from our client managers.
Filing early will mean you avoid the mid-January dread felt by many freelancers & contractors, and enjoy a well-earned worry-free rest over the holidays.
Changes to the benefits system with the introduction of universal credit will mean that the UK’s self-employed workers could lose out on top-up payments in their leaner months. We take a look at the facts and what it could mean for freelancers and contractors.
You've pitched, landed the job, delivered your work...and now it's time to get your money. But how do you do that? Luckily, help is at hand! We give you the lowdown on what your invoice should include as well as links to handy free templates and software.
We all agree that donating to a charity is good for everyone but did you know that there are tax-efficient benefits to donating? We take a look.
Unsure of the difference between cash-flow and capital? Business jargon can often be complicated, especially if you're just getting started. We've compiled a glossary of some often-used business and accounting terms and provided easy to understand definitions, with links to further info where appropriate.
Business mileage is an important – but often overlooked – expense for freelancers and contractors. In short, this is good news for you and your company.