Securing Your Business Against Covid-19

What Covid-19 means for your business and how to fight it. The Corona Virus is causing panic and worry for businesses across the country.  From gigantic corporations to small local Wetherby businesses, everyone is feeling the strain. In the 11th March 2020 budget, it was announced that financial backing of up to £330bn would be […]

Why You Should Be Using a Local Accountant

Wetherby, Harrogate, York, Leeds and everywhere in-between. Why a local accountant is great for your business. Moulds & Co Accountants has been helping to grow local businesses throughout the Yorkshire region for over 20 years now. We believe that there are numerous benefits to having a local accountant that can really connect with you and […]

IR35: Guidance for Contractors

As of April 2020, changes to IR35 (off-payroll working rules) will likely affect contractors working through intermediaries.  From April 2020, medium and large organisations in the private sector will have to confirm the employment status of individual contractors, something which up until now, has been the responsibility of the contractors themselves (if working within the […]

Self-Assessment Tax Return: A Tale of Deadlines, Submissions and Excuses

The Self-Assessment Tax Return deadline is fast approaching, with final submissions due by Friday 31st January.   If you’re one of the millions of taxpayers still to file their online tax assessments then you may be feeling the pressure.  You can find more details about the Self-Assessment Tax Return and what you need to know […]

Your Self Assessment Tax Return and Why Not To Miss The Deadline

Your Self-Assessment Tax Return deadline is due, and in a bizarre set of circumstances, it’s potentially a race to ensure that you have it successfully submitted before the chime of Big Ben strikes on January 31st. Regardless of which side of the Brexit fence you sit, one thing we can all agree on is that […]

Surviving the Winter: How to Strengthen your Cashflow

As we mentioned in a recent Linked In post, the expression ‘Cash is King’ is still as relevant as ever.  It may be accused of being overused but the cash is king mantra still holds true, especially for those small businesses approaching the winter crunch. If you are worried about paying your bills and surviving […]

Keep Your Receipts!

When starting your own business there are a hundred and one things to think about, so it’s no wonder that the smaller aspects can easily get lost among the chaos.  James Caan once stated that “the biggest rookie error I’ve seen startups make is the reluctance to track transactions.” In other words, not keeping their […]

What is IR35 and how will it affect you?

What is it? Put simply, IR35 is tax legislation designed to combat tax evasion by workers and the businesses hiring them.  More specifically, those workers supplying their services to clients via an intermediary – often known as “umbrella companies” – where they would be seen as employees were that intermediary not to be used. Why […]

How One Company Saved £9,000 in Tax with a Few Simple Steps

John & Elaine, the owner managers of ABC Technical Solutions Ltd were referred by another client because they were unhappy with their existing accountant. They had been with him for 10 years. For the last 3 years they had been asked to accept and sign off their accounts a matter of days before the filing […]

Protect Yourself from Fraud

Scammers and fraudsters have been around forever and being online is certainly no protection against people trying to separate you from your money.  Unfortunately scam e-mails are common-place these days but one particular scam always seems to pop up around this this time every year – HMRC fake e-mails. Everyone has received these fake messages […]

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