Treating yourself and staff to a summer social – what you can claim as a business expense
The sun is shining, almost everything is open again and it finally feels like summer, hooray! You’ve worked hard throughout the pandemic and now that we’re all allowed to socialise again, it’s a good time to get out and enjoy everything that’s available to you. So whether you’re contracting or freelancing alone or you have employees, you’re able to claim some of the cost from HMRC. But before you go ahead and order the champagne [...]
When should you hire an accountant?
When you first started your contracting or freelancing career you may have had the capacity to keep on top of your accounting, but as your career grows and your accounting needs becoming more complex you may find yourself needing an extra hand. In this blog we look at when that might be and what sort of advice and support you’ll need from your accountant. How old is your business? As a new contractor you may [...]
What tax will you pay if you’re freelancing on the side?
Whilst the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented amount of economical upset across the world, for a few it has given them the opportunity to explore the world of freelancing and what it can offer in terms of a profitable side-gig to their normal 9-5. But how can you freelance freely without getting into trouble with the taxman? In this blog we show you what tax you can expect to pay when freelancing on the [...]