Member Since: 8th Aug 2014
15th Mar 2016
1st Mar 2016
Words and Pictures
Acquisition depends on having search terms on your site written in the kind of language a potential client would be expected to use rather than that of a fellow professional. Conversion calls for what's on offer, which these days goes a lot further than compliance.
24th Oct 2015
Psst - Looking for an accountant?
Half the trouble is that "a good accountant" is regarded by much of the wider world as someone who will come up with and participate in the execution of a foolproof method of unlawfully evading tax; usually at a knock down price into the bargain.
6th Sep 2015
This is Jargon Free
Consistently improving profits, working capital and net worth is what represents "improvement" in business - The rest is horse feathers or worse.
17th Aug 2015
Judging from the state of the Franchise company's affairs you describe you should just take the money and run.
31st Jul 2015
You are responsible for an incorrect declaration at the time that the goods were imported. You should not only correct the deferment account therefore but also make it clear to the supplier that further "errors" of this kind would not be acceptable.
22nd Jul 2015
Try Figurewizard. It's comprehensive, includes projected monthly bank balances and cash flows and operating and net cash flows including VAT and tax which it calculates from projected sales, overheads, investment etc. It's quick and easy to use and subscribing is twenty quid a year. As for what you should charge for this, I suggest whatever you think it's worth to the client.
18th Jul 2015
Net revenue from Google ads is part of your sales and profits and therefore subject to CT.
13th Jul 2015
runningmate is correct - The rule is that dividends can only be declared if they have been earned, not from anticipated profits that are yet to be delivered. There is a very good article with examples of potential banana skins on figurewizard that is worth a look:
11th Jul 2015
Interest and dividends
Interest income will be part of "total earnings" so it will have to be taken into account when calculating the amount you intend to withdraw.