As a small business owner, it pays to invest your capital wisely and grow your business steadily, whilst creating a financial buffer to protect your company during difficult times. However, with so many different investment options available, it can be difficult to know which ones are the best for you.
Where you have incurred business costs from a personal bank account or cash, as long as you have recorded the expense in the company records you can take this back from the company bank account (as long as the company has the cash available). There is no tax associated with this cost recovery and the important issue is to ensure you keep a receipt to show the valid business expense.
Our decisions are always informed by past experiences, even if only to a small extent. Understanding the relationship between your background and future choices can prove very beneficial.
Did you know that your accountant could do more than just help you with your taxes? In fact, accountants can help you with a variety of tasks, including bookkeeping, financial planning, and even business consulting. If you're not taking advantage of all the services your accountant has to offer, you're missing out on valuable assistance and wasting money.
In response to the various concerns voiced with regard to the present cost of living crisis, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, announced a raft of support measures in Parliament 26 May 2022. This update summarises the grants and other financial support packages provided to counter these concerns.