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Your self-assessment checklist for 2020-21

Here we are again. It only seems like five minutes since we finished filing people’s tax returns for 2019-20 and now we’re ready to start the whole process again for 2020-21! As usual, we’ve produced a handy checklist for clients to work through so they can be certain they’ve sent us all of the paperwork […]

TLC loves – looking after ourselves

It’s fair to say the last 12 months have been incredibly challenging for everyone. From the Hokey-Cokey of going in and out of lockdown to the additional pressures of changing the ways we work and having children and/or other family members at home, it can feel like there’s been challenge after challenge with very little […]

Less tax, more cash: how to get ahead on personal tax

With 5 April looming on the horizon, many people will now be turning their thoughts to the dreaded end-of-year tax bill.  It’s a pain point for many, particularly those who fall into the ‘high net worth’ category who can often find themselves hit the hardest. Did you know, however, that with a bit of planning […]

TLC Loves: Reducing Your Corporation Tax Bills

If you’re familiar with us here at TLC, you’ll know that we love helping our clients to reduce their corporation tax bills. For many clients the company year-end is fast approaching, so now is the time to take action and save on your corporation tax bill.  You’d be forgiven if your eye has wandered off […]

All our Covid-19 updates

We’re working hard to bring you updates on useful stuff related to running a business or working for yourself and Covid-19. More and more people are asking questions about a variety of things, so we’ve pulled together all of the updates here on one page to make it easier to direct people to the information. […]

Hubdoc vs ReceiptBank – why we still think ReceiptBank is worth paying for

If Hubdoc is free, why do we still think ReceiptBank is worth paying for? Here we’ve looked at both apps and explain the reasons why… Time-saving expense apps are worth their weight in gold! As you know TLC loves anything which can save our small business clients time. So using an app to manage your […]

Planning a Christmas party for your staff? Here are the tax rules you need to know…

As we approach Christmas, thoughts naturally start to turn towards staff parties and celebrations – although thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, your 2020 office Christmas party may look a little different to usual. This year you may decide it’s better to hold your party virtually, instead of the usual bar, restaurant or hotel-based Christmas do […]

Importing and exporting after 1 January – what small businesses need to know

Until now, trading with other countries in the UK has been relatively easy. There have been no customs checks, not a huge amount of paperwork and no tariffs on goods. That is all likely to change on 1 January 2021, but exactly how is unclear until a deal is reached – or not reached – […]

IR35 in the private sector – get ready for April 2021

If you’re a contractor you’re likely to have heard of IR35. It previously only applied to the public sector but after several delays to the timetable, the Finance Bill made it clear that the rules will also apply to the private sector from 6 April 2021. IR35 – the basics For the uninitiated among you […]


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