Blog entries by tax-sorted

  1. I discovered some great short videos on how to look more confident and how to look more apprachable. As business owners we are all sales people so it's really important we don't let ourselves down with the basics. Click here to watch them. Enjoy:D http://www.tax-sorted.biz
  2. The year before the current tax credits were introduced there was a different allowance available which was never advertised by the Inland Revenue. You can still claim this £520 - £1,040 allowance provided the claim is made before 31 January 2009. You are eligible to claim the £520 allowance...
  3. Renewing claims If you have been claiming tax credits you should now be familiar with the need to renew claims by 31 July. Failure to renew claims on time is a reason for many substantial overpayments. The overpayment arises because payments between 5 April 2008 and 31 July 2008 are ‘on...
  4. It would appear that HM Revenue & Custome (HMRC) are most definately fans of George Orwell - in particular his work "Animal Farm" In this book the animals take over the farm; the pigs then betray the other animals and impose a dictatorship, using the slogan "All animals are created equal but...
  5. I seem to be moving away from tax tips in my last few posts but since I have been writing this blog I have been finding some other interesting articles written by other bloggers and want to share them with you. Since most of my clients are self employed I thought this was relevant so read on...
  6. Here is a very common question I am asked and the reply is always the same! Read on for more.............. Many people make the mistake of thinking lunches are tax deductible. Common examples include being away from the office and taking an employee or customer out for lunch to talk...
  7. The BARventure Top 5 Basics - these are aimed at pubs but a lot of these ideas could work for YOUR business too! Rule 1: The Customer Really Is Always Right.Ok! I know this isn't really the case. They want the one product you don't sell. The dessert you took off the menu months ago. They...
  8. If your marketing offends someone it will probably be a success Get someone to tell a friend. Hopefully someone will tell another friend and it will become viral Collect email addresses from prospects so that you can build a relationship (with permission, of course) Everybody makes marketing...