From time to time we'll publish a post on some relevant change in accounting treatment for ecommerce sellers, our most popular queries, and any useful guidance that we think is worth sharing!
“Can I do something with my cash reserves to earn a higher return rather than it just sitting in the bank?” For most businesses we will steer you away from share and bond trading in your limited company for various reasons, but mainly because it is more efficient to invest as an individual.
There are a number of major changes being introduced to the way that ecommerce businesses need to account for VAT that come into effect from 1st January 2021. This article summarises the key points and changes that ecommerce businesses need to be aware of.
When a sole trader becomes a limited company, does the turnover of the sole trade count towards the limited company’s VAT threshold, or does it reset? This article explores why converting from a sole trade into a limited company resets your VAT threshold.
We have taken a look at the key FX players offering multi-currency and cross-border banking solutions for ecommerce and worked through the features and pricing to present a simple comparison.
With many of our clients operating across Europe and Brexit fast approaching, we often receive questions about PAN EU VAT. This blog post aims to cover the most common questions that we get asked about PAN EU VAT.
The majority of business owners do their best to optimise their taxes. One aspect of tax planning is to ensure that you are including all of your correct business expenses. This article aims to explain some of the rules on subsistence expenses.
Sometimes businesses are unable to pay their taxes on time. This guide will tell you what to do to arrange a payment plan with HMRC.
Most ecommerce business owners work from home. The blog post will explain what use of home costs can be claimed by sole traders.
Self-Invested Pension Plans (SIPPs) are a tax-efficient way of taking money out of your business and saving for retirement. Read this article for more information on SIPPs.
Information relating to the Bounce Back Loan scheme that was announced by the government on 27th April 2020.
A summary of the Government's response to the COVID-19 outbreak and what their support packages might mean for you.
A list of changes to your business that may have an impact on your accounting and reporting requirements. If this applies to you, let your accountant know!
Here's our ultimate guide to expenses for Sole Traders and Limited Companies
There are a couple of ways to pay your VAT bill. This blog post outlines how to pay your VAT bill to HMRC.
This post describes the documents that we'll ask you for depending on which services you are using. It is worth reading so that you know in advance what you'll need to provide and can keep tidy records.
In February 2020 Amazon sent out an email to all Sellers providing them with a "2019 Statement Related to France Activity" - This blog post tells you what action you might need to take.
When should you appoint an accountant (and how late can you leave it)? And what are my deadlines?
The key differences between traditional and specialist accountants, and what it means for you.
What you need to know about UK VAT, registration and ongoing returns and how we deliver the service in a way that saves you time and hassle.
The core accounting services ecommerce businesses use, who needs them, and why.
Company vehicles rules: fuel costs and mileage, purchasing vs leasing, which vehicles can I use, VAT and tax implications.
Here are a couple of points that are helpful to think about ahead of your Discovery Call
The Flat Rate Scheme (FRS) is an alternative method for a business to calculate their VAT liability on their quarterly returns. This post explains the key differences and which one is most likely beneficial to your business.
There are pros and cons to joining Amazon's Commingling Programme. Here's what you should know from an accounting perspective.
One of our most popular queries. What is the Director Loan Account, what taxes apply, and how to use it correctly.
We've outlined some of the most common scenarios that apply to dropshippers and how VAT applies. See which scenario applies to you.
Creating a government gateway account will allow you to manage your taxes and details with HMRC. Here's how to do it.
The simple answer is yes, but it isn’t as straightforward as you may think.
Here's what you need to know about Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT, an overhaul of HMRC’s VAT reporting process that comes into effect for VAT returns starting after 1st April 2019.
VAT for Amazon Sellers, one our most popular enquiries.
A quick look at how an Amazon Seller can quickly calculate how much VAT they should be collecting from customers by using their final sales price.
We take a look at the most common business structure for Ecommerce seller in the UK.
Getting your costs right when importing goods into the EU is crucial.
Our quick guide to company dividends, what they are and the tax implications for an ecommerce business.
GoCardless is our preferred payment collector for UK entities. Read on if you would like to learn why.
The age-old question. See our video blog post to learn more.
We think it's a brilliant tool for time-saving. Here's why.