Small businesses are paying too much tax

According to a recent survey by Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks, 1 in 5 small businesses have missed out on tax breaks and grants whilst 1 in 10 have missed tax filing and payment deadlines.

In today’s economic climate every penny matters to small businesses which is why unwelcome late filing penalties and interest charges on late payments Continue reading


An initiative to catch VAT rule breakers has been launched by the taxman.

The scheme intends to target individuals and businesses that are trading above the VAT threshold but have not yet registered for VAT.

HMRC have begun discussions with interested parties to get the benefit of their views and Continue reading

Guide to the Budget 2011

Corporation Tax Changes The commitment to encourage large business to the UK was one of the themes of this year’s budget. There are two important announcements for CT; an additional rate change and regional CT rates. The Chancellor had already … Continue reading

J S Accountancy in the Clitheroe Advertiser

J S Accountancy has been featured in the Clitheroe Advertiser Continue reading

J S Accountancy in Farmers Mart

J S Accountancy is featured in the current issue of Farmers Mart magazine. Continue reading

Limited Company Vs. Sole Trade / Partnership

Should we incorporate? This is one of the most frequently asked questions by owner managed businesses.  It is also a question which needs considering from more than one angle before it is answered. From a marketing point of view limited … Continue reading

Capital expenditure to reduce your tax bill

REDUCE YOUR TAX BILL BY CAPITAL INVESTMENT With the end of the tax year less than a month away, many farm businesses will also be approaching their financial year end and may well be expecting an increase in profits on … Continue reading

£613,000 of grant funding offered to North West farmers

A TOTAL of 111 Livestock Programme Performance Grant applications came in to the NWDA at the end of September for Round 6. 92 were from Animal Health Plans, 10 Nutrient Management Plans and 9 for Resource Audits. Out of these only two … Continue reading

Farm capital expenditure grants of up to 40% available

Specialist performance grants of up to 40% are available through the RDPE Northwest Livestock Programme designed to help improve the overall economic performance of livestock holdings in the North West of England. ELIGIBLE PROJECTS These grants are for projects that take … Continue reading

Bespoke farm accounts package now available

J S Accountancy offers a bespoke farm accounts package to suit your needs at an affordable fee. Bookkeeping / Management Accounts You can do as much or as little as you want and we will take care of the rest. … Continue reading