Worst ever excuses for late tax returns

Worst ever excuses for late tax returns

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Lynne Gowers
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Now that we are approaching the end of the first quarter of the new tax year, it’s time to start thinking about your tax return for the 2015/2016 year.
It’s not panic stations yet, so here’s a light-hearted look at the worst ever excuses people have given HMRC for filing their tax returns late.

When and why to switch your online accountant

When and why to switch your online accountant

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Switching your online accountant sounds like a hassle. Digging out ancient files and receipts, shopping around for an alternative, and having that awkward “it’s not me, it’s you” conversation. It can be tempting to just avoid the bother and stick with your current accountant, even if it’s not working.

Sending invoice emails from Boox

Sending invoice emails from Boox

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Lynne Gowers
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An important feature of the Boox app is to let you directly invoice to your customers by email, ensuring you get paid on time. We have had to make some important adjustments to this feature.

10 facts about accountants we bet you didn’t know

10 facts about accountants we bet you didn’t know

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Lynne Gowers
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Do you think of accountants as serious suit-wearing, pen-wielding number-crunchers? A bit dull and grey maybe? Think again! Our client accountants are an eclectic bunch of smart, interesting people, who are passionate about making your money work for you.

The nation has spoken…and it’s a Brexit

The nation has spoken…and it’s a Brexit

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On Friday we woke up to a new era in politics, as the news broke that the British electorate had voted to leave the European Union. The result was a victory for the leave camp, some of whom had been preparing to concede defeat as late polls indicated a late swing towards remain.

Complying with the law on workplace pensions

Complying with the law on workplace pensions

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Lynne Gowers
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Have you recently received a letter from The Pensions Regulator, urging you to “Act Now: the law on workplace pensions has changed”?
Several of our clients have received this communication in recent weeks so here is what it means and what you need to do.

Repaying Student Loans via Your Tax Return

Repaying Student Loans via Your Tax Return

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Lynne Gowers
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Ah, those were the days. Lectures and cramming for exams in the library all day and still having the energy for a pub crawl before crawling to bed in the wee hours before waking up with a banging head (and a random traffic cone beside you – how did that get there?), only to do…

Bizarre British Laws

Bizarre British Laws

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Lynne Gowers
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As dedicated contractor accountants, here at Boox it is our job to guide our clients through what can be a complex minefield of HMRC and contractor legislation, regulations and compliance. Staying abreast of ongoing legal changes and developments is a serious business, and we are committed to keeping you right. But for a bit of…