The Plus Approach: Blogs

Regular blogs written by Plus Accounting for you...

How do start-ups raise money?

21 Nov 18

The key to raising finance is ensuring you have a good business plan in place

Xerocon 2018

20 Nov 18

Emma Hardwick and Debbie Marriot from our Plus Advisory team headed up to London last week for the 2018 Xero conference.

Why use Xero accounting software?

13 Nov 18

Xero enables you to have access to your data anytime, anywhere this will enable you to make business decision on the go, chase those non-paying customers and submit your expenses without having to be in the office.

Can Xero be used offline

13 Nov 18

Xero works in the cloud, it is an online book-keeping system you can access any time and any where.

Cycle to work scheme

08 Nov 18

The cycle to work scheme was introduced to encourage cycling to work and reduce environmental pollution by providing tax incentives to employers and employees.

Small company accounts disclosure – can it hurt your business?

06 Nov 18

An important question that directors and shareholders of small companies should ask their accountant is “what should be disclosed in the company’s financial statements?”

Child benefit tax refunds

06 Nov 18

In 2013 HMRC introduced the controversial scheme to make high earners repay some or all of their child benefit, even where the high earner (over £50k annual income) in a couple does not receive the benefit.

Shared Ownership- Pleasant surprise for first time buyers

01 Nov 18

In a move which will come as a pleasant surprise to first time buyers of shared ownership homes, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced that stamp duty on shared ownership homes which cost up to £500,000 is to be abolished from 29 October 2018.

Unexpected changes to the capital gains tax regime

01 Nov 18

In his final scheduled Budget before Brexit, the Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a couple of unexpected changes to the capital gains tax regime and reliefs which are currently available to owners of residential property which was once their main residence.

Annual investment allowance increase for capital allowances

01 Nov 18

The amount of “up-front” tax relief which is available for capital expenditure on plant and machinery, equipment and fixtures and fittings (but not property assets) has been up and down like a yoyo for the last 4-5 years, and this year is no exception.

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