What you need to know about the final Job Retention Scheme payment

The job retention scheme ended on 30th September 2021. Final claims for September should be made by 14th October 2021. For September you can still claim 60% of your furloughed employees wages for the hours that they have not worked. This is capped at £1,875 per employee per month. You will need to top up your employees furlough by 20% … Read More

What you need to know about Sage Salary and Supplier Payments

In just a few clicks within your Sage software you can securely pay all of your Salary and Supplier payments, but what are the benefits? Saves time and reduces errors Your staff and supplier payments can be submitted directly from your Sage software which means you don’t have to manually re-enter information such as bank details and it’s not necessary … Read More

What VAT Code should I use for bank charges paid?

At Sage Accounts Solutions we get so many questions about tax codes. We’ve had lots of recent questions arise in our Facebook Groups too, where like minded Sage users hang out and help each other with queries just like this. If you’re not already a member, then please join us! What code should you use for bank charges paid? It … Read More

The Budget 2018 for businesses

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The Budget 2018 has been announced. It will be the final one before the UK leaves the EU. It was put forward on Monday 29th October 2018 by Chancellor Philip Hammond. Here is what it means for businesses. Will I pay less income tax? 31 million people pay income tax in the UK –  18 million men and 13 million … Read More

Minimum pension contributions to increase in April 2019

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Minimum pension contributions rates increase again in April Minimum contributions that are set by the government for auto-enrolment will increase again in April 2019. It will be the law. The increase will take the total minimum amount to 8% (at least 3% from you as the employer). This is assuming you’re calculating minimum pension contributions on qualifying earnings. If you … Read More

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) changes 2018

Here is what you need to know about Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) changes What is it? Although VAT is the most common form of tax, it’s not applicable on insurance — that’s where IPT comes in… There are two rates of IPT: A standard rate (currently 9.5%) which is applied to pet, motor, mobile, contents, buildings and private medical insurance … Read More

Sage Pay

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Sage Pay Payment Solutions to fit your business: Invoice | Face to Face | Online | Phone Sage Pay allows you to accept payments in a variety of ways and with no hidden charges.