Our blog

Home » Knowledge » Blog

Read our latest blog posts

Welcome to our blog page where we regularly post articles of interest. 

Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT – UPDATE

Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT – UPDATE

On 6 September 2019, in response to representations from the construction sector, HMRC announced that the proposed implementation of the Domestic Reverse Charge for VAT has been postponed for 12 months and will now be implemented on 1 October 2020. Some businesses...

read more
Focus on…..Olivia Nield

Focus on…..Olivia Nield

Because one of James Scott Accountants key qualities is Teamwork, we like to focus on one of our team each month so that our clients and prospective clients can get to know us more! Olivia Nield - James Scott Accountants How long have you been part of the team? I have...

read more
What is Making Tax Digital

What is Making Tax Digital

By 2020, HMRC's Making Tax Digital (MTD) initiative will mean that businesses and individual taxpayers will be able to access their own tax affairs online via digital tax accounts.  The next phase of this programme, Making Tax Digital for VAT, starts from the 1stApril...

read more
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...

read more
Making Tax Digital Delayed

Making Tax Digital Delayed

As part of HMRC’s continuing digitisation program it is introducing Making Tax Digital(MTD) from April 2019. This means all businesses with a turnover over the current VAT threshold of £85,000 will be mandated to maintain their VAT records digitally and submit VAT...

read more

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...

read more
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...

read more

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...

read more

We want to help your business

We welcome clients of all business sizes and states of health and it is our pleasure to work with you, to make a difference.