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


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


Tax Filing Deadlines

The key HMRC filing deadlines for 2017 including PAYE cheque payments, online CIS returns, PAYE settlement agreement. 1 June              Employers to give a statement showing the benefits that have had tax collected on them through payroll to relevant employees in 2016/17 19 June            Filing online CIS … Continued


NHS Watchdog Revises IR35 Guidance For Off-Payroll Medics

The regulator for NHS trusts and foundation trusts has revised its guidance on the application of IR35 tax rule changes for NHS agency staff, including doctors and nurses, stating that each case should be treated on an individual basis. The IR35 tax rule changes, which came into force on 6 April 2017, shifted the responsibility … Continued


Download our brand new app today!

                    Did you know that over 60% of the UK population now own a smartphone & 85% of people prefer to use apps rather than a website? At KPP Accountants, we think it’s essential that we maintain communication with our clients and contacts in a modern & … Continued


HMRC Challenges Certain Tax Avoidance Arrangements

HMRC are currently challenging some tax avoidance arrangements and in particular, those used by ‘one man band’ companies. You may be aware of schemes often referred to as ‘contractor loan schemes’ or ‘remuneration trusts’ which claim to avoid income tax by paying participants in the form of loans. Here we talk about this arrangement in … Continued


Children & Tax Planning

Diverting profits to pay university fees If you’re considering long-term tax planning, you could do worse than transfer shares in your company to your children. But will this save tax despite HMRC’s tough anti-avoidance rules? Diverting income HMRC’s attitude to shifting income is often misunderstood. In most situations it has no objection, even where you … Continued


Chancellor’s reforms weaken UK economy

KPP have widely criticised Chancellor Philip Hammond’s recent claim that he is building “an economy that works for everyone” in his autumn statement. As an accountancy firm, KPP argue that the government doesn’t understand the modern way of working in Britain and that he has left millions out of pocket. These huge reforms greatly challenge … Continued


Claiming Expenses as an I.T. Contractor

If you run a limited company, there are a variety of different business expenses you may incur. However there are various rules & some common errors you should avoid when it comes to claiming these expenses back. When it comes to expense claims you should bear the following in mind: You can only reclaim expenses … Continued





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Visit from the VAT man – would your business be ready?

VAT officers can visit your business to inspect your VAT records and make sure you’re paying or reclaiming the right amount of VAT at any time. If they turned up next week, are you confident you are ready?   Generally speaking businesses are selected for a VAT inspection by a computerised selection process based on criteria including the businesses turnover, its … Continued

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Xero add-ons – making your business simpler

Xero cloud accounting software is not a standalone product. Once you have seen the benefits and decided to move your accounting to the cloud, there are over 700 apps that integrate with Xero to help you reach your goals.   Whether you are looking for something to help deliver projects, improve cash flow, or manage … Continued

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