Fines and penalties are not a tax deductible expenses, meaning the business will not receive tax deduction when incurring them. Read on to find out whether or not your business can reclaim VAT on parking fines.
Director/shareholders can at times find themselves in a situation where they have used business cash to fund personal purchases. It is important to record such transactions adequately in the company books to avoid potential issues with HMRC.
With the change from one tax year to the next comes a range of different tax rates, allowances and thresholds that can change the way in which you manage your taxes. A company director is typically paid a salary from the limited company, which is calculated very specifically to maximise tax-efficiency. Should you therefore increase or decrease your salary in this new tax year?
If you use a car for legitimate business journeys then you are able to claim related motor expenses against your business profits, which will help reduce your overall tax bill. There are a couple of methods for doing this. One is to claim back the business related percentage of your total costs. The other is to complete a business mileage claim. Here we compare the two methods and provide a free tool to record your mileage.
It isn't common knowledge that a specific type of life insurance cover, called Relevant Life insurance, is deductible for tax relief within the framework of a limited company. However, it is a valuable piece of advice, as savings of up to 52% can be made by switching policy.
Being a director of a company means that you are also an employee. This means that the same rules apply to you as would if you were working for any other employer. It just so happens that you are, broadly speaking, the employer and the employee. There are therefore non-cash benefits that you can receive as an employee and some of these are even tax-free. Here are 9 to consider.