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Posts Tagged ‘accountant’

QuickBooks and GoCardless integration makes accounting even easier!

One of the keys to being an efficient business is ensuring that managing your financial information is as simple and painless as possible.  The more integrated your systems, the smoother the transition from invoice, to payment, to financial recording. Here at Coastal Tax we are working very closely with QuickBooks, and so it is great[...] Read more »

Getting your tax return done is a numbers game

When it’s this late in January and you haven’t yet submitted your self-assessment tax return, it can feel like HMRC is breathing down your neck.  It’s not too late to get your figures to the taxman but you do need to be quick and thorough to avoid the automatic £100 fine. Remember; even if you[...] Read more »

Extension of tax return date in some circumstances

The following news item has been put up on the Tolley Tax Intelligence website regarding an extension of the tax return deadline. “Filing extension for those submitting a 2012/13 Tax Return using free HMRC software Anyone who has ever used the free HMRC software to file, or help a friend or family member to file,[...] Read more »

All I want for Christmas is a Government Gateway reference number

The frosts are getting harder, there’s a chill in the air and we are all starting to turn our minds urgently to that special time of year. That’s right – it’s nearly time for those without an accountant to submit an online Self Assessment tax return! This is a critical time for those running small[...] Read more »

Act now to avoid the Child Benefit tax charge

If your income is over £50,000 and you receive child benefit then you need to complete a tax return. Child Benefit is worth £20.30 a week for the first child and £13.40 a week for every sibling. Under new rules that came into force back in January 2013 if a member of the household earns[...] Read more »

Late Outstanding Tax Returns?

Take advantage of HMRC’s new campaign “My Tax Return Catch Up” – see below for details. Want an accountant to act on your behalf call Coastal Tax and Accountancy 01273 420127 for professional and friendly help with your tax affairs. Update from HMRC website: HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are offering you a quick and[...] Read more »

Working Tax Credits for Self Employed

WORKING TAX CREDIT –  SELF EMPLOYED Update your information by the 31st July – Make sure your accountant has completed your tax return and that you have provided all the relevant information. HMRC Tax Credits Helpline on 0345 300 3900 It’s an oft-held criticism that some people are better off on benefits than working. The[...] Read more »