Your Tax return

Your Tax return

Here at James Scott Accountants, we are currently working hard to make sure we have done everything possible to ensure our clients do not miss the deadline of January 31st to get their personal tax returns submitted to HMRC. Surely people do not leave right to the...

Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme

Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) From 1 April 2017 if you buy alcohol to sell from a UK wholesaler, you will need to check that the wholesaler has been approved by HMRC and has an AWRS Unique Reference Number (URN). This has been a requirement placed on...
Five Common VAT Errors

Five Common VAT Errors

Five Common VAT Errors VAT is a tax charged at 20% on goods and services deemed to be non-essential.  Pretty simple right? A quick look at the list of VAT Notices on www.gov.uk will give you some indication that it is nowhere nearly that straight forward. The VAT...

Considerations for the Newly Self-Employed

My name is Rachel Armstrong, and I work for James Scott, the leading Chartered Certified Accountants in Middleton, Manchester. I’ve worked with people who are Self-Employed for more years than I care to admit.  I’ve also spent several years without the constraints of...

National Living Wage – what you need to know

From 1 April 2016, the National Living Wage will be £7.20 an hour for workers aged 25 and over and not in the first year of an apprenticeship. The National Minimum Wage will still apply for workers aged 24 and under. Employers will see at least 50p per hour increase...