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News Centre

Welcome to the Whitehill Information Centre!

Our Information Centre is designed to help small and medium businesses to get to grips with some of the finance and bookkeeping topics which you may come across.  If you can't find what you need, please contact us and we'll do our best to help.

Making Tax Digital - new timetable

HMRC have just issued a new set of tiemscales for Making Tax Digital - here we summarise the main changes

Micro business owners tell us what they're scared of

A recent survey discovered what business owners most like and dislike about owning and running a small (micro) business

Low income - the £1000 allowance explained

In the 2016 budget, and firmed up in the 2017 fiannce bill, the chancellor introduced a £1000 tax allowance for trading and/or property. Here we give you the main points

Making Tax Digital - the process explained

There's a bit of confusion about what Making Tax Digital (MTD) actually is - who has to do what, and when? Here we break it down into a simple 7-step process, and explain each step.

Making Tax Digital - latest timetable

After the Spring 2017 budget statement, the timetable for Making Tax Digital has changed. Here we summarise the new timetable and which businesses it affects.

HMRC's hard line on tax return errors

A recent review shows that HMRC are taking a much harder line on errors in tax returns. We explain the way HMRC work, and the most recent "hard line" approach they're taking.

Whitehill sponsors Oxford United Womens FC management

Whitehill has long believed that the right management, with the right support, can make a massive difference to any organisation or business. That's why we are proud to support Oxford United Women's football team and enable their new management team to make a real difference.

Whitehill opens small business accounting centre in Abingdon

Whitehill has opened a new small business accounting centre in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, specialising in bookkeeping and accounting for one-person businesses, freelancers, contractors and sole traders.

2017/18 salaries and dividends

The mix of dividends and salary for people who operate a small or one-person business is now quite complete. Here we attempt to guide you through the minefield.

Bad news for some users of the flat rate VAT scheme

There's an additional test for the the flat rate VAT scheme coming in from April 1st 2017 - which is designed to close the "loophole" of lower flat rates being used when most costs are non-VATable. Here's the change and what it might mean for you.

2017/18 tax tables

Here's the new tax rates for 2017/18, in a set of handy tables

2016 Autumn Statement - key points

Key points from the 2016 Autumn statement and what they mean for you

Making Tax Digital

Early in 2016 HMRC published a paper called "Making Tax Digital". In it, the strategy from now until 2020 is set out, highlighting the fact that all tax is going online, is going to more frequent reporting, and heralding the end of the tax return as we know it.

Business survival rates drop

Just four in ten new UK businesses make it to the age of five, despite 91 per cent making through the all-important first year of trading, new analysis has shown.

tax tables for 2016/17

Tax rates and thresholds for 2016/17: get ready for the new tax year
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