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Employers Annual Return 2011

As an employer its likely you will have received notice to complete your employers annual return form (P35) for the 2010/11 tax year. If you filed online last year this notice will have been issued electronically to you by HMRC – so make sure you log in on your HMRC account and check you have[...] Read more »

Happy New ‘Tax’ Year!?

Well the new tax year is almost upon us, and that means your 2011 self assessment tax returns (or notices to complete a return) will be dropping through your letterboxes in around a week or so’s time. As its a New (tax) Year isn’t it time you made a New Year’s resolution? Let Merlin take[...] Read more »

FreeIndex: a FREE business tool for your company

You create a FREE detailed business page that can be easily found in search engines.You get emails or text when a relevant lead comes in! It also has Job advertising and a Business Advice forum-all completely free. Signing up to the site only takes a few minutes, and it’s dead easy to do. Register here.[...] Read more »

Order your P60 stationery!

Dont forget to order your P60 stationery for year end 5 April 2011 (for free) from HMRC. Order now to avoid delays in issuing to your employees.   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips & News email.

Maximised your 2010-11 tax reliefs?

Eleven days left to the end of the tax year, so have you done everything you can to make sure you maximise your 2010-11 tax reliefs? Time is short but can still be done! Check out our Tax Planning Service.   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips & News email.

2011 Budget and Analysis

You will all know by now I imagine that there was a Budget yesterday, and will have seen the tabloids typically inadequate coverage of it today. If you want the low down on exactly what’s going on, and when, have a read of our Budget report.   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips[...] Read more »

2011 Self Assessment Tax Returns . . .

. . . completed for you and filed online on your behalf, from as little as £99.00 for a basic return (basic means no supplementary pages and limited sources of income to summarise and report). Prices on application for more complex returns. Tax Returns   Sign up to receive the monthly Tax Tips & News[...] Read more »

VAT Returns

Done your VAT for the period ended 28 Feb yet? Provided you file online and pay by electronic means you actually have until 7 April to file the return BUT your electronic payment has to reach the taxman by the same date (beware bank holidays!) We do VAT returns for a number of clients already[...] Read more »

Promoting your business on the internet

Another great place to advertise your business for free, and get yourself coming up on Google (page 1 in some cases) is FreeIndex. There’s no catches – it truly is free and does generate a lot of potential new business for you. I’ve been using this site now for over 2 years and find it[...] Read more »

Annual ISA Allowance

Used your annual ISA allowance for this tax year yet? No? The tax year ends in just 3 weeks time, so if you’re going to invest now is the time to do so – miss the dealine and you’re into a new tax year and a new annual allowance (with no roll over of any[...] Read more »