Panthera News


Contractors – time to liquidate your limited company?

Contractors – time to liquidate your limited company?
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

You’ve been a contractor for a number of years now. You’ve rightly, correctly, and legally enjoy the tax benefits of running your own limited company when you’ve been carrying out work for the bank of reliable and well-paying clients it’s taken you a long time to build up. The amount of value you’ve added to your clients’ businesses must surely run into millions through the innovation and input you contributed. Read More


Business property relief, inheritance tax, and holiday homes

Business property relief, inheritance tax, and holiday homes
Monday, August 13, 2018

In the last couple of years, there has been a growing number of claims to HMRC for business property relief on holiday homes.  Read More


Why it’s important to file your company accounts on time

Why it’s important to file your company accounts on time
Thursday, August 09, 2018

The thought of the prospect of dealing with additional paperwork for a limited company may seem quite daunting if you’ve just set one up. The good news is that, with the right accountant by your side, it’s not that difficult to comply. In fact, the job of an accountant is to save you nearly all of additional hassle of paperwork and compliance and the goal of an accountant is to save you more in taxes by making sure that you claim for everything than you spend on their fees every year. Read More


What is Real Time Tax and How Does it Work?

What is Real Time Tax and How Does it Work?
Tuesday, August 07, 2018

The clock is ticking - Making Tax Digital is edging closer each day. Not only does this mean that, if your business is VAT-registered, you have to start paying your VAT via the Making Tax Digital platform but you’ll be one of the first taxpayers to road-test the “Real Time Tax” system. Read More


Buying a Company Car as a Contractor

Buying a Company Car as a Contractor
Thursday, August 02, 2018

Many contractors choose to run a company car to get them to and from clients’ locations but what are the tax implications involved with doing so? As is so often the case with HMRC, it’s not as simple as paying for the car and using it – there’s always going to be something you can be taxed on. And in this instance, that tax is a benefit in kind. Read More


Everything you need to know about annual leave in time for summer

Everything you need to know about annual leave in time for summer
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

We’ve seen no end of sun this summer and your employees are all doubtless looking forward to their summer holidays. But what does all this mean for you as a business owner? Read More


Are You Paying Too Much Income Tax?

Are You Paying Too Much Income Tax?
Thursday, July 26, 2018

On self-assessment day, it feels to many business owners like the taxman is taking far more than they should for what they get back from the government. However, for many business owners and employees alike, you may find that you are actually parting with more of your money than you need to be.  Read More


5 ways to get paid faster

5 ways to get paid faster
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Late payments affect businesses of every size across all industries. In some cases, it can cause more than just a headache for you as the owner – it can create often very difficult-to-manage cash flow problems. There are, however, ways that you can reliably decrease the time it takes to get paid by your clients. Read More


Are You Working On or For Your Business?

Are You Working On or For Your Business?
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

One of the most common reasons that people start their own business is to work for themselves. But all too often, being your own boss turns into becoming your own employee. Read More


Is it possible to avoid Making Tax Digital?

Is it possible to avoid Making Tax Digital?
Thursday, July 12, 2018

Since 2010, the filing of VAT returns online was made mandatory. With this new rule, a brand new problem arose – 15% of the UK do not have access to the internet.  Read More