Member Since: 28th Feb 2012
6th Nov 2020
I've had a similar issue with a bricklaying contractor this week.
Brings in a load of subbies to build a house, nursing home etc.
Apparently, the contractor saying to the architect that they need to change this and that as it won't work is r&d.
Seems crazy to me but the firm us run by an ex HMRC inspector, so all must be OK......yeah right.
21st Oct 2020
I've spoken to a few contacts of mine who have clients that have claimed.
They have no idea how they have been able to get the amounts they have as their sales are not affected by anywhere near 60%. Seems to be some consultants completing these claims for the businesses and getting them a a handsome grant back.
21st Oct 2020
I have evidence on a few thafs for sure.
Some others in the local area are bragging that they didn't stop working and still claimed this grant.
8th Oct 2020
Paul Crowley wrote:
And who is responsible for remembering the child's birthday? ( change of entitlement)
Yes, another thing to have to check every year.
2nd Oct 2020
I wouldn't be looking to ask previous accountants to foot the bill when you don't even know if this info was even passed to them.
60k is a lot of money to have missed. If the director has signed the accounts then surely he has agreed them? Why didn't they query those items previously?
17th Sep 2020
I tried taxcalc and didn't like it at all.
We use cch and it is great. Not cheap but not IRIS prices.
The pm side isn't great so haven't bothered with it.
With all the other software that we use, our software costs are expensive now.
10th Sep 2020
We use Soho66 hosted VOIP with 10 extensions and own our SIP phones.
The online system they have is easy to use but quite basic in terms of ring groups etc, but does everything we need and for the most part 'just works' and their support are great.
Cost is £15 per month for unlimited landline calls and then 8.5p per minute to mobiles. (For all users, not per user)
Also heard good things about Voipfone.
Personally I prefer monthly contracts, 5 years is a long time!
That seems pretty cheap but I've noticed over the last few years that the number of calls to mobiles are higher than landlines so that cost could mount up quite significantly.
10th Sep 2020
The correct way to do it would be to amend previous tax returns.
The hassle of that and the fees you'd charge the client to do all that is probably not worth it.
Personally, I would have a chat with the client and tell them what should be done but say that you could just ignore it. If hmrc ever ask questions then they haven't lost any tax take but actually gained.
I wouldn't want to amend them myself just too much hassle for whats at stake.
22nd Aug 2020
We were hit with a virus in February which meant we missed the deadline to submit the payroll for a client. This has meant no claim on CJRS. Hmrc are not interested in any proof I have to show this.
They said there is no right of appeal.
If anyone has anymore info that would be great.
21st Aug 2020
We have charged for the CJRS as they have taken a fair bit of time. The responsibility of the claim and value to the client means doing it for free would be madness.