HB&O Blog

More challenges ahead for property investors and landlords

Whether you consider yourself a property investor or an accidental landlord, there are more changes on the horizon, which affect how your capital gains and rental income will be taxed.

06 Aug 19

Is now the right time to review your mortgage?

Keeping an eye on rates and deals once this period has ended could save homeowners a significant amount of money as newer, better deals maybe available.

16 Jul 19

Could you claim tax-free childcare this summer?

The school holidays are fast approaching, and many parents will be faced with the familiar juggling act of managing work while keeping children occupied.

05 Jul 19

Navigating the tax implications of working from home

Working from home offers all kinds of benefits but running a business from your home isn’t without tax implications.

28 Jun 19

Charities and not for profit organisations – is an accountant a ‘nice to have’ or a necessity?

Not for profit organisations are treated very differently under the law, and managing a charity’s accounts can offer some unique challenges as a result.

06 Jun 19

Audits – a thorough MOT for your business

An audit is an official inspection of a company or organisation’s accounts, usually carried out by a qualified accountancy practice – auditing is a core part of our work here at HB&O.

04 Jun 19

Goods vehicle or company car? Why it matters to your tax bill.

The tax implications on company vehicles can be complex as HMRC have various ifs and buts, meaning things aren’t always as straightforward as they may initially seem as evidenced by a recent tax case.

22 May 19

Tax Efficient Succession Planning

It’s important to note that succession planning is not just for large corporates. Sole traders, micro limited companies and larger organisations all need to plan how to sell or close their business and seek professional input to minimise tax liability.

25 Apr 19

Temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance and the timing of capital expenditure

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) allows a business to claim tax relief on qualifying plant and machinery.

17 Apr 19

VAT road fuel scale charges to increase with effect from 1 May 2019

The VAT inclusive consideration for the VAT road fuel scale charges are increasing with effect from 1 May 2019.

12 Apr 19