News from your Accountants in Harrogate & Leeds

Keep yourself up-to-date on the latest accountancy news and information with our useful articles.

Beware Phishing Scam

June 2nd 2017

HMRC are strongly advising customers to look out for a new phishing scam in the form of an e-mail with the subject, ‘Your 2016 Tax Report’, with an attachment.

Our fully managed payroll service

May 23rd 2017

Did you know… DSC offers a confidential and fully managed payroll service? 

Do you know WHY you´re in business

May 23rd 2017

Do you know WHY you’re in business? Everybody has a why - a reason for doing what they do. Your why is the thing that inspires you and your people. It inspires the culture of your organisation and those who bring you business or use your services.

Tax diary for July and August 2017

May 23rd 2017

Important tax dates for July and August 2017

What happens if you cant pay your tax on time

May 23rd 2017

If you are facing cash-flow issues, and cannot see how you can afford to settle part, or all of your tax payment due 31 July 2017, what is the best strategy to avoid confrontation with HMRC and minimise any penalties and interest charges?

When does a hobby become a trade

May 23rd 2017

When does a hobby become a trade?

Claiming back pre registration VAT

May 23rd 2017

It is possible to reclaim VAT you have paid on any business purchases before you have subsequently registered for VAT. In fact, once you have registered your business for VAT the first thing you should consider is the possibility of reclaiming input tax on purchases of goods and services prior to registration.

Personal allowance for 2017/18

May 19th 2017

The 2017/18 tax year started on 6 April 2017. For 2017/18, the personal allowance is increased to £11,500. As in previous years, the allowance is reduced by £1 for every £2 by which income exceeds £100,000. This means that those with income of £123,000 or more will not receive a personal allowance for 2017/18.