Blog | Self Assessment

Welcome to the Nicki Paddy & Co. Blog.

We are regularly asked questions by our clients, the answers to which are often pertinent to other clients and SME’s. So in a bid to make useful information freely available, we seek to answer the most regularly asked questions or provide some ideas about managing the perennial issues faced by SME’s and growing companies.

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25th February 2020

Payroll and Personal Tax Changes Happening Faster

As I wrote in a blog post earlier this year, Making Tax Digital (MTD) and Real Time Information (RTI) are beginning to have a noticeable and positive impact on managing tax issues on behalf of both my personal and corporate clients. But having just completed the annual truck load of self-assessment tax returns in January, […]

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18th November 2016

Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital In 2015, the Government committed to moving tax online, making it easier and quicker for us all to manage our tax – and to communicate directly with HMRC. Added ambitions with this proposal are to avoid mistakes made on both sides and to enable us to understand our tax situation in real […]

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12th April 2016

Dividends…what do the changes mean for you?

Individuals and businesses who pay small salaries followed by much larger dividend payments should now be aware of the changes which took effect from 6th April this year. The taxation on dividends, as announced in the Summer Budget 2015, means that the previous 10% tax credit on dividends has been abolished and replaced with a […]

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25th November 2014

There’s Christmas… and then there’s the self-assessment tax deadline!

I know your thoughts are probably filled with planning festive fun (mine are!), but please bear a thought for your tax self-assessment before it gets too busy… I’ve been alerting my clients to the end of January deadline for a couple of weeks now, as it’s one of those things that hangs over you like […]

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28th March 2013

Self Assessment Tax Returns – 5 Minutes a month makes all the difference – I promise!!

Some simple ideas to prepare for your tax return The excesses and busy period of Christmas were only just in the rear view mirror when we arrived once again at self-assessment time. Many people think that this brief period offers rich pickings for those in our profession due to the enforced nature of the returns […]

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