VAT MOSS: A new VAT MeSS for ambitious digital, tech & creatives

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock someplace, you will have heard the screeches of uproar regarding the new VAT rules introduced from 1 January 2015 in relation to the supply of ‘electronic services’. Coined a #VATMESS on Twitter, this is all part of an exercise to ‘harmonise’ EU VAT rules to prevent unfair competition … Read moreVAT MOSS: A new VAT MeSS for ambitious digital, tech & creatives

10 tax tips for fast growth companies seminar

I am looking forward to co-hosting a seminar at lunch-time today on: 10 tax tips for fast growth companies The seminar is pitched at companies from startups through to more established companies as we walk them through the sorts of tax issues and opportunities they should consider as they seek to grow profitable companies. We … Read more10 tax tips for fast growth companies seminar

11 essential action points after starting your company

Better to be a disciplined entrepreneur from day one. Here is a checklist of 11 tips how: Get your company incorporation certificate, Memorandum & Articles of Association downloaded and on file. Plus a shareholders agreement if you have one. This will form the basis of your statutory books which you must maintain for any changes … Read more11 essential action points after starting your company

Emergency Budget 2010: What it means for fast growth technology businesses

There was mixed news for fast growth technology and digital businesses in today’s Emergency Budget. Headlines were as follows: Corporation tax rates will be cut from 21% to 20% for small companies ie those with taxable profits up to £300,000, with effect from 1 April 2011. Large companies will benefit from tax rate cuts from … Read moreEmergency Budget 2010: What it means for fast growth technology businesses

Emergency Budget Wishes 2010

Letter to George Osborne MP regarding my wishes for next Tuesday’s Emergency Budget Speech: Dear Mr Osborne MP, Emergency Budget 2010 I appreciate that you have an extremely difficult job next Tuesday 22 June 2010 in delivering a Budget Report that seeks not only to balance the books over the longer term but to also avoid derailing any … Read moreEmergency Budget Wishes 2010