Category: Business

Calculating Tax

What Happens if You Fail to Declare Income to HMRC?

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) can equally be a business owner and taxpayer’s most useful ally and the sharpest thorn in their side. If you own or run a business…

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A Guide to Full Expensing for Business Owners

As leading chartered accountants and tax advisors in Surrey, the team at Hamlyns has been closely tracking the evolution of the UK’s capital allowances framework – a critical consideration for…

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Share Schemes for Key Employees

In our experience advising private companies sector-wide, one key challenge often voiced by business owners and leadership teams is the ability to attract, motivate, and retain top talent. This is…

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All You Need to Know About Rebalancing Your Assets

As tax and investment management experts, one of our core pieces of advice revolves around the periodic rebalancing of an investment portfolio. If it’s been a while since you last…

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How to Calculate the Share Value of a Business

Determining the true value of shares in a private company can be tricky. Whether you’re preparing to sell or transfer ownership, take on investors or understand what your stake is…

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The Vital Roles of a Company Director and Secretary

Understanding the duties and responsibilities of company directors and secretaries is often misunderstood, with guidance often rife with confusion. UK companies that appoint directors and secretaries have distinct legal duties…

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Understanding Using Your Home for Business

Understanding Using Your Home for Business With flexible, remote and hybrid work becoming more common following the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are considering using their residential properties as the places…

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Electric Car Schemes for Businesses: All You Need to Know

Electric Car Schemes for Businesses: All You Need to Know With talks of net zero targets and the importance of greener business practices growing in severity, many companies are trying…

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Director Remuneration Payments: Dividends or Salary?

Director Remuneration Payments: Dividends or Salary? As a director and shareholder of a limited company in the UK, deciding how to pay yourself – whether as a salary or dividends…

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Understanding VAT Rules for eCommerce Businesses

Understanding VAT Rules for eCommerce Businesses Running an online retail business in the UK comes with certain VAT obligations that must be properly followed. While understanding VAT may seem complicated…

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Everything You Need to Know About Preparing for a PAYE or VAT Visit

Everything You Need to Know About Preparing for a PAYE or VAT Visit If your business receives a notification that HMRC will be conducting a review or inspection of your…

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How to Check Whether You’ve Paid Sufficient NI for Pension Qualifications

How to Check Whether You’ve Paid Sufficient NI for Pension Qualifications As you approach State Pension age, it’s important to verify that you’ve paid enough National Insurance (NI) contributions over…

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