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COVID-19 - the new normal

Monday, 23 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

Coronovirus (COVID-19) continues its rapid spread and we all need to think about the precautions we should be taking.  At CS Corporate Solutions, some of us are now working from home, so there are likely to be fewer people in the office.  At times there maybe no-one.  We are not having face to face meetings as we can do most things by email, telephone and using our secure website.

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Business support - what you need to do

Monday, 23 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

Business support is promised.  Details will follow here as they become available.  Remember that part of the support comes from Westminster, and part from Holyrood so you need to find the correct details.  At the moment, we don't know much more than this:

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COVID-19 update - that's except for viewers in Scotland

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

Yesterday, the chancellor announced increased business support with grants of £10,000 to £25,000 available to businesses in England.  As far as I can see, we are still waiting for advice on how the Scots equivalent of the £3,000 announced in the budget is meant to be distributed north of the...

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The wheels on the bus...

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

The wheels are coming off the bus but Chancellor Sunik is going to "execute and operationalise" his interventions for small business.  The language may mean something to him, I suppose.

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IR35 update - private sector implementation delayed

Tuesday, 17 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Steve Barclay is reported to have announced to Parliament on Tuesday evening that “The government is postponing the reforms to the off-payroll working rules, IR35, from 6 April 2020 to 6 April 2021.”

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COVID-19: the new normal

Friday, 13 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

Coronovirus (COVID-19) continues its rapid spread and we need to think about the precautions we should be taking.  At CS Corporate Solutions, we are trialling "working from home", so there are likely to be fewer people in the office.  Please consider if meetings with us are essential.  We can do most things by email, telephone and using our secure website.

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A budget for the brave and bold

Thursday, 12 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has delivered the first for over a year, with a clear “don’t panic” message on the coronavirus pandemic.  (It’s like telling your children not to play in the road.)

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IR35 - a post budget update

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020 by Webmaster

The inevitable is upon is.  In the lead up to the election, Chancellor Javid said he would to review the proposed IR35 rules as part of the Conservative Party’s manifesto. And on 27 February HM Treasury published its report, confirming that the new rules for the private sector will come into force on 6 April 2020.  I leave you to decide if there was a real review or not.

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IR35 and the future of Personal Service Companies

Friday, 24 Jan 2020 by Webmaster

With Budget Day now fixed for 11 March 2020, there isn’t going to be long between then and the IR35 reforms kicking in on 6th April 2020.  There is still some hope that the implementation will be delayed for a proper review, but what if…

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Festive opening hours at CS Corporate Solutions

Thursday, 19 Dec 2019 by Webmaster

The office is open between Christmas and New Year, but please note the restricted hours:

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Directors Loan Accounts - one way or another...

Thursday, 17 Oct 2019 by Webmaster

We always tell our clients they must never borrow from their own limited company, but for various reasons – good or bad – some of them end up doing so.  So, what is the problem? In a word, tax.

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Construction industry VAT changes delayed

Monday, 9 Sep 2019 by Webmaster

The changes meant to come in on 1 October 2019 have been delayed by a year, but the construction industry vat reverse charge has not gone away.

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Construction industry VAT changes

Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019 by Webmaster

There are changes to VAT on construction services from 1 October 2019.  The VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services is being introduced - so take care!.

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There are bad times just around the corner...

Saturday, 6 Apr 2019 by Webmaster

As the new tax year starts, here is a brief round up of current changes to taxes and the National Minumim Wage.

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Taxing cases - the absurdity that is HMRC

Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 by Webmaster

We deal with HMRC all the time.

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Scottish news - overshadowed by Brexit chaos

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2018 by Webmaster

Derek Mackay's Scottish budget took place today.

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Budget genius, IR35 stupidity, and the end of austerity (or not)...

Friday, 12 Oct 2018 by Webmaster

You don't have to be very long in the tooth (says an old accountant) to remember when the Chancellor's budget was a bit of an event.

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Staff vacancy

Friday, 13 Jul 2018 by Webmaster

All good things come to an end.

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Dividends, documentation and downright disasters

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 by Webmaster

The arrival of a Technical Bulletin from ICAS is a warning that whilst "low salary, high dividends" is often the best way to extract funds from your limited company, there are still hoops that need to be jumped through with dividends, as there are with PAYE.  There are two types of dividend - interim ones that are paid by the directors, and final ones that are declared at a meeting of members.

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GDPR and other hocus pocus

Friday, 25 May 2018 by Webmaster

GDPR Compliance Statement

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