Double glazing salesmen was self-employed

Employment status tax cases often make the headlines in the professional press and the June 2017 case of Tomlinson was no exception. In this case, the First-tier Tribunal found that a double glazing salesman (Mr Malcolm Tomlinson) was self-employed and not an employee...

Business Expenses: What Can I Claim Without A Receipt?

What Business Expenses Can I Claim Without A Receipt? If you’ve incurred business expenses which you haven’t got receipts for, you’ll probably be wondering what can I claim without a receipt? So you’d go and ask your accountant, right?! After...

Cash Basis and Simplified Expenses for Small Businesses

The cash basis was also mentioned in the 2013 Budget announcements, but now we have some more details. In an attempt to simplify accounting and tax reporting for the smallest businesses, from 6 April 2013 small businesses can choose to calculate profits/losses on the...

Annual Payroll and RTI

Under real time information (RTI) PAYE reporting, a Full Payment Submission (FPS) report is required to be made to HMRC every time an employee is paid, not just once after the end of the tax year as is currently the case. RTI will be compulsory for most employers from...

Self-Employed Travel Expenses

If you are self-employed you may have a number of customers you go to regularly to work at their premises. This could apply to mobile hairdressers, cleaners, gardeners, and even medical professionals who work at private clinics. The miles you drive to reach each of...