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Self-assessment paperwork checklist 2019-20

Each year we produce a handy checklist of details we’ll need clients to send to us so that we can complete their self-assessment tax return. We have until 31 January 2021 to submit tax returns for 2019-20, but we don’t want to leave it that late! Download the checklist below, and do send us your […]

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Your responsibilities as a company director – what you need to know

Running your own business sounds like a brilliant idea and many people choose a limited company as the vehicle for doing that, but do you know about your responsibilities as a company director? This blog has been on our list to write for a while, but it’s even more pertinent given the current Covid-19 situation […]

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Our handy Covid19 support checklist

There’s so much to keep track of right now, so we’ve created a handy checklist of the Government support available to companies, company directors and the self-employed. Do bear in mind that the information is correct now, but that it could change pretty quickly. You can see the checklist above (without links) or we’ve created […]

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What the furlough just happened? Views from Alpaca on the current situation for company directors

Team TLC are grateful to Richard Turner from Alpaca for pulling together this blog about the current situation faced by company directors in double-quick time. If you know Richard, he’s never short of an opinion, so buckle up. If you’re a company director, he doesn’t have much good news we’re afraid. ———— So, I’m conscious […]

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Guest blog: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – what we know and more importantly what we don’t know.

Our friends at Alpaca have kindly put together a quick blog on the Coronovirus Job Retention Scheme. Written by employment lawyer Sally Gwilliam it’s based on the information we have right now (23/3/2020). On Friday 20 March the Government took the unprecedented but welcomed decision to set up the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to provide […]

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We’re shutting the office – but not stopping our service 

In response to the current situation with Covid-19 and because a number of the TLC team have vulnerable people at home we are temporarily shutting the TLC office. This means you won’t be able to stop by and see anyone for the foreseeable future. We can’t estimate how long this will last at the moment, […]

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Sick pay and coronavirus – What do you need to know?

If you are a business owner you may be worried about how to handle the coronavirus outbreak. What will happen to your business if employees are off work, and what are the rules around sick pay for staff? If you’re a contractor or self-employed, what help is there available for you? Although there is much […]

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TLC (doesn’t) love… changes to capital gains tax payment timescales

Changes to the way you pay and timescales for capital gains tax will have an impact on landlords and those selling a second home. The changes kick in from April 2020.

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TLC Loves… paying less tax on your company car

One of the questions we’re asked most regularly by people running a limited company is whether they should buy a car privately or through the company. We updated our guidance on that in this blog last year, as there are lots of things to take into account. However, a government announcement in the summer changed […]

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TLC Loves… being super-productive

When running your own business, getting the most out of your working hours – and those of your team – can have a real impact on the bottom line. Here are some top productivity tips…

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