The last few weeks have seen some of the most extraordinary political manoeuvrings in the UK parliament. As the edit of this article was completed, the EU parliament seems to have given a few extra weeks to complete the withdrawal agreement and get a final draft agreed by parliament. The formal statement issued on 22 […]

A reminder that HMRC may consider extended options for settling your outstanding tax bill. If you can’t pay your tax, the key is to contact HMRC, explain why you can’t pay on time, and discuss how you can settle any outstanding liabilities. If you can’t pay before the deadline, call the Business Payment Support Service. […]

Dates and deadlines for various tax payments throughout April and May: 1 April 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 30 June 2018. 19 April 2019 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 April 2019. (If you pay your tax electronically the due date is 22 April […]

The following comments were written on the 13th March 2019 immediately following Philip Hammond’s presentation of the Spring Statement March 2019 to Parliament. In theory, the government uses the Spring Statement to respond to the most recent forecasts made by the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR). However, what follows is a short summary of the […]

How long should your business be retaining business records for? In this article we take a look at the different types of trading entities, plus some additional requirements following the introduction of GDPR. Sole Traders If you are self-employed, and obliged to submit a self-assessment tax return, you must keep your tax records for at […]

Most of the Jones Harris team had a very entertaining evening of curling for beginners recently. We went along to the new multi-million pound leisure complex opened by our client, Barton Grange Garden Centre. The Flower Bowl is a development alongside the Garden Centre which includes the Curling Rink, ten pin bowling alley, golf simulators […]

Jones Harris Production Manager Phil Crankshaw proved he can keep his eye on the ball, by winning his class at the Preston Table Tennis Association’s annual championships in early March. The league runs a singles competition, which is open to players who play for teams in the same division. Players usually play round robin in […]

A group of ladies is flying the flag for Jones Harris, when they take part in the annual Bubble Rush 5K event this April. The six members of staff who have taken on the challenge include Emily Swarbrick, Yvonne Crewe and Sarah Stephenson. Along with Melanie Luby, Emma Butler and Alison MacDonald. The Bubble Rush […]

Jones Harris is pleased to be helping with an epic fundraising challenge taking place this June, one that involves 800 miles for Brian House. Not that any members of our team will be taking on this mammoth cycling challenge though! Fundraising for seven years Team Yabbitus is a group of friends from Blackpool who have […]

1 March 2019 – Due date for Corporation Tax due for the year ended 31 May 2018. 2 March 2019 – Self assessment tax for 2017/18 paid after this date will incur a 5% surcharge. 19 March 2019 – PAYE and NIC deductions due for month ended 5 March 2019. (If you pay your tax […]