Finance Article – February/March 20

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

Do I have to declare income from car boot sales?

Question

I had pitches at a couple of car boot sales to get rid of unwanted children’s clothes, toys and various other items in preparation for Christmas. I am a self-employed hairdresser and have to complete a tax return – will I also be taxed on the £350 I took at the car boot sales? […]

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Finance Article – December 19/January 20

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

Update: Reverse Charge for CIS

Question

I have seen that the deadline for Reverse Charge for CIS has changed, what do I do now? […]

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Citizens Advice Column – December 19/January 20

Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline: Your First Port Of Call For Consumer Advice

Consumer rights can be difficult to understand for most people; and may be about to get more difficult if and when the UK leaves the European Union. […]

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Citizens Advice Column – December 19/January 20

Prepare For The Post Christmas Debt Hangover: Save Money On Your Energy Bills

Preparing for the post Christmas belt-tightening period is an annual event; as familiar as that rush to take back all the presents you received that you said you liked, but didn’t really. Big Energy Saving Week is a national campaign to help people cut their fuel bills and get all the financial support they are entitled to, to ensure that you pay no more for heating your property than you can afford. It has moved from its usual spot in the annual calendar, around October time, and in 2020 it will run from 20th to 26th January. […]

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Finance Article – October/November 19

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

The Reverse Charge and the Construction Industry Scheme

Question

I have heard a mention of a big change that’s happening to VAT registered businesses caught within the construction industry scheme, can you explain what it is please? […]

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Money Matters – October/November 19

Is Early Repayment Right For Your Mortgage?

If you have money left over at the end of each month, or have received an unexpected lump sum, you may be thinking about paying off your mortgage early. You can save large amounts in interest and potentially cut your mortgage term by years but it’s not always the best option. […]

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Citizens Advice Column – October/November 19

The Costs of Renting: Letting Agents And The New Tenancy Fees Act

Whenever you find a property to rent, you have to make some payments before you can move in. However, the new Tenancy Fees Act 2019 means that, if you rent via a Lettings Agency, there are some payments you do not now have to pay. […]

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Citizens Advice Column – October/November 19

Say No To A Counterfeit Christmas: Don’t Mistake A Crime For A Bargain

We all want the best for our children at Xmas, which often means brand names, but many of us can’t afford top dollar for ourselves or our children. The pressure to find a bargain is constant, some of us find it difficult to identify fake goods, and no-one is immune to turning a blind eye to an offer of ‘not so genuine’ goods at Xmas. After all, what harm can it do? […]

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Finance Article – August/September 19

Your Questions Answered by TaxAssist Accountants

How can I keep track of what my customers owe me?

Question

I want to keep track of what my customers owe me, what should I be doing to enable me to reliably keep track of it all? […]

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Money Matters – August/September 19

Quick and Easy Ways To Save Money On Your Summer Holiday

Summer holidays provide much-needed rest and relaxation in the middle of our often-busy year and may even be considered essential to our health and wellbeing. They do not need to cost the earth, but how can you save money without detracting from the enjoyment of this precious time away? […]

By |August 5th, 2019|Finance, Magazine Articles|Comments Off on Money Matters – August/September 19
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