Making Tax Digital – is your business ready?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs – meaning the end of the annual tax return for millions.   Rather than submitting paper returns at the end of the year, … Continued


7 reasons your business needs a bookkeeper

Everyone knows that bookkeeping is essential for the long-term success of your business. However most business owners have little time, or inclination, for routine administration involving things like bookkeeping and tax records. And why should they? Your time could be much better spent doing the day job or drumming up new business.   A bookkeeper … Continued


How long do I need to keep my receipts for?

Whether you are working as a contractor, via your own company, or a self-employed freelancer, you must keep your financial records safe for a number of years. Although it may be tempting to do a spring clean of all your business files and paperwork, we recommend that you keep all records for at least six … Continued


How to prove your income for a mortgage

Buying a first property can be a daunting and stressful experience, especially when it comes to getting a mortgage. It is a paperwork overload at the best of times, but becomes even harder if you are self-employed, or have recently started your own business.   It has become trickier over the past 10 years for … Continued


Are you ready for the GDPR?

The deadline is fast approaching to ensure your business is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which, on 25 May 2018, will replace the current Data Protection Act. With tougher penalties, a wider remit and increased rights for individuals, businesses of all sizes and types need to understand what the regulations mean for … Continued


S’no excuse to not be able to access your accounts

The unprecedented snow that Scotland faced last week caused havoc for businesses, with many people unable to get into their office, access their financial data, process invoices and view their up-to-date figures.   The answer? Cloud technology. Cloud technology is changing the face of financial accounting and how a client interacts with their accountant. Cloud … Continued


New proposals released by HMRC on making tax digital in 2019

Last July, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury & Paymaster General made the announcement that Making Tax Digital for VAT will come into play in April of 2019. Here is what you need to know… From that date, businesses with a turnover above the current VAT threshold of £85,000 must keep their records digitally They … Continued





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Making Tax Digital – is your business ready?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to get their tax right and keep on top of their affairs – meaning the end of the annual tax return for millions.   Rather than submitting paper returns at the end of the year, … Continued

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7 reasons your business needs a bookkeeper

Everyone knows that bookkeeping is essential for the long-term success of your business. However most business owners have little time, or inclination, for routine administration involving things like bookkeeping and tax records. And why should they? Your time could be much better spent doing the day job or drumming up new business.   A bookkeeper … Continued

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KPP’s New Kid on the Block – Jane McPherson: Payroll Manager

Say Hello to Jane, our newest member of the KPP team. Jane joins us as Payroll Manager and has a wealth of experience behind her, working for various accountancy practices in the city. With knowledge of Xero, Sage payroll, NEST and the People’s Pension to name but a few of the accounting software programmes Jane … Continued

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