Money blog

Latest blogs

Are you paying too much when you send money abroad?

Date: 17 October 2019

By: Kashif Chaudhary

Making Tax Digital - do you need VAT bridging software?

Date: 27 September 2019

By: Mike Parkes, GoSimpleTax

Bridging loans for building developers: the pros and cons

Date: 20 September 2019

By: Bridging Loans

Blog

Are you declaring all your earnings to HMRC?

If you earn on top of your regular income - for example, from property or savings - you're obliged to tell HMRC and pay any tax that may be owed.

Date: 16 September 2019 By: Mike Parkes, GoSimpleTax

Blog

Right To Buy mortgages explained

Council tenants who qualify for Right to Buy could find their path to home ownership is a lot smoother - but it doesn’t solve every problem.

Date: 29 August 2019 By: UK Property Finance

Blog

Five things your start up needs to succeed

Starting a business is exciting and challenging but getting these five things in place can significantly improve your chances of success.

Date: 21 August 2019 By: Creditfix

Blog

Do you know your business credit score?

Your business credit score might affect the terms of any future loans - and whether you can get one at all. But do you know how to find yours out?

Date: 19 August 2019 By: Tiffany Wagner

Blog

An accountant’s role in digitising VAT and tax affairs

Now the picture has cleared on Making Tax Digital roles and responsibilities, Mike Parkes of GoSimpleVAT explains the role of accountants in MTD.

Date: 13 August 2019 By: Mike Parkes

Blog

Are you running late for the digital VAT return deadline

If you haven't signed up with HMRC to file digital VAT returns and your turnover is over £85,000, you are about to miss an important VAT deadline.

Date: 30 July 2019 By: Mike Parkes

Blog

Don't fall foul of 'landlord tax' changes

Even though an increasing number of entrepreneurs are investing in buy-to-let properties, tax law is far from clear. Two recent changes explained.

Date: 24 July 2019 By: Mike Parkes

Blog

Three ways to finance your new construction project

Raising funds for building projects can be tricky - not least because you're selling something that doesn't exist yet. Three smart finance options.

Date: 9 July 2019 By: UK Property Finance

Blog

Scotland Vs England And Wales: What are the tax differences?

Devolution is pushing Scotland towards self-governance and Wales may follow suit. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax looks at tax differences across the UK.

Date: 8 July 2019 By: Mike Parkes

Blog

Car finance: responsible lending or debt worry?

Vehicle purchase finance is more accessible than ever - but is taking on that debt really a good idea? Why borrowing to buy quality could pay off.

Date: 28 June 2019 By: iConquer Ltd

Blog

Why financial intelligence is key to your HR strategy

Financial intelligence is critical to the success of a human resources officer in delivering a successful HR strategy.

Date: 28 June 2019 By: Sheldon White

Blog

How can companies minimise security risks?

Hackers target companies storing data. Discover how security measures such as EV SSL certificates and compliance with PCI DSS can protect data.

Date: 26 June 2019 By: Leo Evans

Blog

Self-assessment - do I need to make a second payment on account?

Most self-assessment tax payers are aware of the January filing and payment deadline - but do you need to make a summer payment too? How to check.

Date: 18 June 2019 By: Mike Parkes

Blog

2019 tax changes you may not have heard about

Although Making Tax Digital for VAT has been grabbing all the headlines, these lesser-known tax changes could also affect your and your business.

Date: 10 June 2019 By: Mike Parkes

Blog

Do I need to complete a self assessment tax return?

If you are self-employed or have a source of untaxed income, you need to complete a self assessment. GoSimpleTax’s Mike Parkes provides clarity.

Date: 16 May 2019 By: GoSimpleTax

Blog

Sole traders: make 2019/20 your most tax-efficient year yet

A new tax year is officially underway - and with it comes the opportunity for you to look at smart ways to reduce your tax liabilities.

Date: 16 May 2019 By: GoSimpleTax

Blog

Raising finance for property or land development

Raising money to fund a property or land development project usually means sourcing a significant sum. Some of the most popular finance options.

Date: 16 May 2019 By: iConquer

What does the * mean?

If a link has a * this means it is an affiliate link. To find out more, see our FAQs.