201802.15
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Record Keeping

Are you up to date with the rules of record keeping for your business? If you have a small business you must keep records of your business income and expenses for your tax return.  This would apply if you are self-employed as a sole trader or are a partner in a business partnership. If you are the nominated…

How to pay your Self Assessment Tax Return
201802.09
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How to pay your Self Assessment Tax Return

The annual deadline for paying your tax bill is the 31st January. If you are required to make Payments on Account, which is a way of spreading your tax bill throughout the year using advance payments, then you will make two payments over the year – one on 31st July and the other on 31st January. There are various ways…

Quickbooks Online Workshop
201802.08
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Quickbooks Online Workshop

Quickbooks online workshop – ran by Quickbooks ProAdvisors Would you like to learn how to use Quickbooks Online, one of the leading providers of cloud accounting software? Do you already use Quickbooks Online but would like to know more? We provide Quickbooks Online workshops for Small business owners, employees or anyone who has the need…

201802.02
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How to save on Tax

Do you feel you are paying too much tax? You are not alone, read on to find lots of ways to reduce your tax bill legally. Make sure you are getting any tax credits you are eligible for as this could put money back in your pocket with minimal effort.  There are also ways you…

201801.30
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Cloud Accounting

So, what is this thing called Cloud Accounting? Cloud accounting is accounting software that is hosted on remote servers. Data is sent into “the cloud,” where it is processed and returned to the user.  It is like traditional, on-premises, or self-accounting software, only the accounting software is hosted on remote servers. If you think about when you use internet…

201801.26
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Employing staff for the first time

The main things you need to know when employing staff for the first time: Decide how much to pay someone You must pay them at least the National Minimum Wage. Employees who do not receive the National Minimum Wage may bring a claim against their employer in the employment tribunal.  It is also a criminal…

201801.23
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Being a VAT Registered Company

Knowing whether you should claim for VAT can be a minefield. How do you know if it is in your businesses’ favour to register for VAT? Will you lose or save money? Is your registration voluntary or is it compulsory? Unless you are a qualified accountant it can seem baffling.  Luckily, here at A Wilson…

QuickBooks Training
201801.19
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QuickBooks Training

Here at A Wilson Accounting we are certified ProAdvisor’s for QuickBooks.  We now offer QuickBooks Online Training, enabling small businesses to do their bookkeeping themselves.  This will help save you money and be safe in the knowledge that you are doing it correctly.  By using this system, it will save you time when doing bookkeeping…