Is Interest On An ISA Tax Free?

Today I want to talk to you about tax free ISA interest on your tax return. What is an ISA? Do you need to declare ISA interest? Is interest on an ISA tax free? And if you believe video needs to be perfect, this week’s video has a buzz on the sound and some wonky […]

Leaving The EU: What It Means For EU VAT

  Leaving the EU so far has been a lot like Madonna’s song, Hung Up. As Mads says: time goes by so slowly… every little thing that you say or do… I’m hung up on you. It can feel hard to tear ourselves from the news and what on earth is going to happen next? I […]

The New Dividend Tax For Limited Companies

Do you have a limited company? There is a new dividend tax which changes how much tax you pay as a shareholder/director when you are paid by dividends. It’s one of the biggest tax changes for business owners in years. What are dividends? What is the new dividend tax? How might the new dividend tax affect […]

What Is Class 1 National Insurance?

  National Insurance is one of the most confusing tax subjects when you start a business – and even a lot later! National Insurance (NI) is the tax that isn’t called a tax and it comes in many flavours. Even the government gets its knickers in a twist about Class 1 National Insurance. This article […]

What is Payment On Account?

Payment on account. It’s the bit they don’t tell you about. So I am. Because I like you having lovely surprises and not big tax bills you didn’t expect. What Is Payment On Account? Payment on account is HMRC trying to help you spread the cost of your tax bill. Yes they are trying to […]

What Is A Personal Income Tax Allowance?

Let’s start with simple. My personal allowance for cake is 1 small slice per sitting. Now for you, your personal cake allowance may become 3 slices if you haven’t had cake for 2 days. HMRC have a stricter policy and you only have one personal tax allowance per year, no negotiations. In fact, when you make […]