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Category Archives for Sole Trader Tax Return Success

What Is Cash Basis?

Today I want to talk to you about cash basis. As part of my Tax Return Success programme, I have a Q&A every month. Most months this is a question that comes up, so I thought it was about time that I actually did a video about it, so here we are. Now cash basis is […]

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Are Bank Charges For Currency Conversion Tax-Deductible?

We are receiving payments in different currencies because it’s an international world now. More and more of us are even trading in a different currency to our own. Are those bank charges for currency conversions tax deductible? I’ll be sharing with you: What are bank charges for currency conversion? What do they include? Are they tax-deductible?   […]

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Are Parts For A Gifted Laptop Tax-Deductible?

Today I want to talk to you about whether parts for a gifted laptop (when you didn’t buy it) (or other capital item) are tax-deductible. I’ll be sharing with you:  What is a repair? When is a repair is an upgrade? What is tax-deductible (and what isn’t, and whether it’s worth it anyway if it […]

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How To Bring Capital Items Into Your New Business

Today I want to talk to you about how to bring capital items into your new business. I’ll be sharing with you:  What are capital items? How you can bring them into your new business What to do if you use a capital item for business and personal use How To Bring Capital Items Into […]

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How Long Do You Need To Keep Your Records?

Today I want to talk to you about how long you need to keep your records.  You need to keep records for your business and today I’m sharing how long you need to keep them for (before you can go declutter happy 🙂 ) How Long Do I Need To Keep My Records? What challenges […]

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How To Record Affiliate Payments

Today I want to talk to you about how to record affiliate payments.  What I’m talking about here is you being an affiliate for businesses and companies where you’ve used their products, you’ve used their services, you’ve used their programs yourself and they’re important to you.  They’ve made a difference to you, and you want […]

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The Essential Guide To Your Tax Return

  January is a time when you need fast help when your self assessment is still on your To Do list. If it’s summer when you’re reading this (or October or November) and you have time under your belt, rather than overwhelm and panic, soooo much easier. This is my essential guide to your self […]

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The Essential Guide To Expenses

January is a time when you need fast help when your self assessment is still on your To Do list. If it’s summer when you’re reading this (or October or November) and you have time under your belt, rather than overwhelm and panic, soooo much easier. This is my essential guide to expenses for sole […]

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Are You A Sole Trader Or A Limited Company?

Sole trader, limited company, you’ve heard me talking about them. They’re your legal structure and the foundation of your business. What are they, what do they mean and which are you (and why it matters that you know).   What Is A Sole Trader? A sole trader is a person who is trading and isn’t […]

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Which Local Marketing Expenses Are Tax-Deductible?

  Local marketing is a core marketing strategy, especially if your business is mostly face to face or geographically based. Which expenses are tax-deductible though? 😉 I’m going to take you through the 7 most popular ways of local marketing and whether they’re tax-deductible: Press Printing Cold calls Door to door Networking Advertising Events (and […]

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