What do I need to know about MTD for VAT legislation

As you are probably aware, complying with Making Tax Digital (MTD) has been compulsory for most VAT registered businesses since April 2019. MTD was introduced in order to make the UK tax system as efficient as possible and to eliminate human error, which was costing the government billions of pounds each year. The next phase of MTD is coming into … Read More

What I need to know about VAT for the 2022/2023 tax year

VAT wasn’t mentioned during the Autumn budget back in October. This means that for the 2022/2023 tax year the following will apply for VAT; Rates will remain the same The VAT threshold will remain the same The current VAT rates of 20% for the standard VAT rate, 5% for the reduced rate and 0% on zero-rated supplies will still be … Read More

What Sage tax codes should I use for Christmas gifts and entertainment?

Can you believe it’s that time of year again! It feels like it was only 5 minutes ago when we wrote our last Christmas blog about Christmas gift ideas! So here we are again, the festive season is upon us and seeing that we are no longer restricted to what we can do with our colleagues and clients, we thought … Read More

Invoice basis or cash basis for VAT – what’s the difference?

When it comes to the time to register your business for VAT, whether that be because you’ve hit the threshold or that you are opting to register voluntarily, you need to decide whether it will be on an invoice or cash basis*. When we (Sage Accounts Solutions Limited) deliver training or are helping you to setup Sage, we have to … Read More