Accessing coronavirus support schemes

Each day more enquiries come in from clients who are understandably concerned about the implications of coronavirus for their businesses. COVID-19 is a huge source of alarm to people across the country, with all but the essential services unable to operate as the...

Self-assessment deadlines for 2018/19

Self-assessment season always kicks off at Stapletons as soon as the new tax year gets under way on 6 April.  While it’s our preference to sort tax returns for our clients as early as possible, a raft of relevant self-assessment deadlines are almost upon us.  This...

Xero: your perfect business partner

When we speak to business owners, and we have talked to a lot of them during self-assessment season recently, one of the most pressing issues for them is lack of time. They talk about finding that elusive work/life balance so they can spend time with the family or...

New Year’s resolution: submit your tax return

It’s the New Year and time to make a difference: by not leaving your self-assessment tax return to the last minute. Last year, almost 1.3 million tax returns were submitted to HMRC on either 30 or 31 January 2018, while 4,852,744 returns were completed online...