Looking for a Bookkeeper?

July 26, 2019

Following a recent reorganization I am delighted to say I now have the capacity to help more new clients in the Somerset area. If you are a sole trader, small business, need Payroll services or need to do VAT or CIS returns please contact me for a chat. I have been running my business since 2011 and have been working in the accounts sector for more years than I care to remember!


Are you ready for MTD for VAT

January 24, 2019
Following the latest #HMRC MTD for Agents webinar I have now successfully signed up the first 3 of my clients to the VAT MTD trial. Will be submitting the VAT returns under this new method next month. I will be signing the rest up shortly!

Are you ready for MTD for VAT? Remember it is mandatary for all VAT registered businesses with taxable turnover over £85K to start sending VAT returns this way from 1st April 2019. If you have a Bookkeeper or Accountant to do it for you make sure they are ...

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Making Tax Digital

January 12, 2019
If you are a VAT registered company with turnover over £85,000.00 you need to be ready to submit VAT returns through compatible software from 1st April 2019. As a Bookkeeping service I am ready to do this on my clients behalf. Contact me if you need help with this.
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Happy New Year

January 1, 2019
The 1st January is always a reflective time, and I find it good to take a moment to decide what direction I want my life and business to go in. I have been running my Bookkeeping business since 2011 and it has grown organically during that time. I have learned more than I thought I would as time has gone on and I have grown in confidence with my own ability to offer Bookkeeping services to businesses both large and small in the Somerset area. 

Although fully committed with the service I offer ...
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Long time no blog....

October 25, 2018
At the start of a busy period to come with the run up to Christmas, sometimes its good to stand back from the day to day and review what you are doing and decide on a (new?) direction for the future. It is all too easy to keep on keeping on with the same old stuff but sometimes we need to push ourselves in another direction. Who know what the future holds?
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Financial Year End

March 31, 2018
Tax year is at an end and we now need to start looking towards filing tax returns. If you are self-employed you need to make sure you have all the details of your earnings and expenses over the past 12 months. If you also receive income from a job under PAYE or a Pension you will need to wait until you receive your P60 to add to that income total.

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Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB)

February 14, 2018
If you run a VAT registered company with a turnover of £85,000 or over, from April 2019 you will need to be ready to submit your returns through compatible software to HMRC under the new Making Tax Digital for Business regulations. Why not get ready now and either get your accounts on digital software or get a bookkeeper to do it for you.

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Friday at last!

February 2, 2018
End of a very hectic week but time to wind down a bit now. Just a couple of weekly restaurant payrolls to do in the morning then the rest of the weekend is my own! Back to it again on Monday with a trip to Wellington. Have a great weekend.

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New Minimum Wages rates from 1st April 2018

January 22, 2018
New minimum rates come into effect from 1st April. If you are an employer, especially if you pay the minimum wage, you should review your staff's hourly rates from 1st April.

Minimum wage rates from April 2018

National living wage (for 25+)                 £7.83 p.h.     (Prev. £7.50)

National Minimum wage  (21-24)              £7.38 p.h.     (Prev. £7.05)

National Minimum wage  (18-20)              £5.90 p.h.     (Prev. £5.60)

National Minimum wage (16-17)               £4.20 p.h...

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What a week!

January 19, 2018
What a dreadful week weatherwise with winds and cold making life miserable for most people in the UK. A tree blew down and put our phone and broadband out of action on Wednesday night by BT got it going again today. So hard to work these days without internet access and I had to use a clients office today to do some payrolls for other clients. Lets hope we soon see an end to winter and roll on Spring! 

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About Me

Jane Franklin Accounts and Payroll services for Small - Medium Businesses, Sole Traders and Partnerships.