Here at Jones Harris we won’t let coronavirus stand in the way of a good annual fundraising event, especially when it involves cakes for a good cause! Macmillan Coffee Morning – Cakes for a Good Cause Every year the wonderful Jones Harris administration team, Yvonne and Emily, organise a Macmillan Coffee Morning. Macmillan Cancer Support […]

Jones Harris is delighted to have been accountants to Lofthouses of Fleetwood and so working with Fisherman’s Friend, for many years. It’s a pleasure to have been able to help with their recent acquisition of a 19.5 acre plot of land. Working with Fisherman’s Friend Next to the existing factory, the plot was previously owned […]

Dates and deadlines for tax payments and filing, for this month and moving into Autumn. 1 September 2020 – Due date for corporation tax due for the year ended 30 November 2019. 19 September 2020 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 September 2020. (If you pay your tax electronically the due […]

From the 26 March 2020, the following rights of landlords and tenants regarding eviction apply. A summary of the provisions is set out below: The Coronavirus Act 2020 protects most tenants and secure licensees in the private and social rented sectors. It puts measures in place that say where landlords do need to issue notices […]

If you are faced with making employees redundant the terms that determine the amount payable may be written into your staff contracts of employment. Otherwise, employees will normally be entitled to statutory redundancy pay if they have been working with you for two years or more. Entitlement is usually based on: half a week’s pay […]

If you are presently registered for VAT but your turnover has dropped below £83,000 you could deregister for VAT. However, you do not have to deregister. Disadvantages and advantages of deregistration If you buy significant amounts of goods and services that include a VAT charge, then if you deregister you will not be able to […]

Your UK residence status affects whether you need to pay tax in the UK on your foreign income. For example, non-residents only pay tax on their UK income. They do not pay UK tax on their foreign income. Whereas UK residents normally pay UK tax on all their income, whether it’s from the UK or […]

Up to 16,000 self-employed people have been paid too much in grant overpayments, according to HMRC. Around 0.6% of the grants paid out through SEISS include an overpayment. How Many Grant Overpayments? As about 2.7 million grants have been issued so far, that suggests just over 16,000 claimants may have been overpaid. Those who’ve been […]