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Setting Up VAT Direct Debits

The VAT Payment deferral scheme does not apply to VAT quarters ending from 31 May 2020 onwards. VAT returns for these periods must be submitted and paid on time. If you have previously cancelled your Direct Debit payment to HMRC in order to make use of the VAT payment deferral scheme, you will now need […]

Read more June 18th, 2020

QuickBooks Online Special Offer

How are you doing your bookkeeping? Are you online with your Bookkeeping? Can you access it anywhere? Why use QuickBooks Online? Now is a good time to move to the cloud. Our COVID-19 Offer – Available until 31 August 2020 At Shapcotts Accountants we are offering clients the Plus Version of QuickBooks Online for £12.00 […]

Read more May 21st, 2020

Making Tax Digital Delayed For Landlords

Over the last few months, HMRC has made an announcement that they will not be introducing any additional tax requirements in 2020. This does not mean that the Making Tax Digital changes will not happen. HMRC has been clear that it will. It is merely a matter of a further delay to the implementation for […]

Read more October 9th, 2019

Penalties For Careless Errors In Accounting Records

Where additional tax is payable as the result of an HMRC enquiry and it is shown that the additional tax is due to poor accounting records, the maximum penalty that can be imposed is 30% of the additional tax for failure to take reasonable care. Where the error is deliberate, the penalty will be between […]

Read more December 23rd, 2016