Crowdfunding- what are the tax implications?

By | September 13th, 2017|Business, tax, Uncategorised, VAT|

The use of crowdfunding to raise funds has been on the increase since the concept was first coined back in 2006. A recent conversation with [...]

VAT on Ebay fees

By | August 10th, 2017|Business, tax, Uncategorised, VAT|

Effective from 1st August, following a restructuring by eBay of its businesses resulting in UK customers contracting now with eBay UK rather than eBay [...]

Property Letting Myths – Let Property Campaign

By | August 4th, 2017|tax, Uncategorised|

Property Letting is the focus of a recent HMRC initiative and they have released some examples of common errors made by property owners when they [...]

Self assessment return: Do I have to file one?

By | July 20th, 2017|Business, tax|

A question often by asked by directors of small limited companies is 'do i have to file a self assessment tax return?' The answer is [...]

Trivial Benefits- Certainly not trivial!

By | July 12th, 2017|tax|

A tax free and NI free benefit Under the exemption for trivial benefits an employer can provide their employees small benefits which will [...]

OTS Publishes report on alignment of Income Tax and NICs

By | November 18th, 2016|tax, Uncategorised|

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has published “Closer alignment of income tax and national insurance: a further review” which sets out analysis and [...]


By | May 12th, 2015|tax|

A recent case before the Tax Tribunal reminds us that in order to set a trading loss sideways against other income, the business must be [...]

Alpha Business Services Partners With Receipt Bank

By | May 12th, 2015|business tips, tax|

Here at Alpha Business Services we understand that the time you spend on your bookkeeping and expenses could be better spent building your business. Therefore, [...]

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