Covid-19 Support Northern Ireland (Businesses Forced to Close/Operating at Minimal Capacity)

Has your business been ordered to shut or operating at minimal capacity due to increased Covid-19 restrictions within Northern Ireland? You can apply for the Coronavirus Localised Restriction Support Scheme. Initial guidance from the rates office was that you did not need to apply for this if you received prior rates grants, but following discussions…

Creative Tax Credits for Games, Film & Tv

For most industries, dealing with HMRC consists of ruthless compliance requirements and demands for tax payment. For certain industries however, the government have chosen to offer tax incentives to encourage growth and development. First among those are what the UK government regard as “Creative Industries” which consist of: Television Animation Film Video Games Theatre Orchestra…

Director Tax Free Benefits

As a limited company Director, you’re fortunate enough to be in the unique position of being able to exercise complete control over the way in which your company pays you for your services.  For most people, this means tax savings can be made by declaring a small salary and compensating themselves through issuing dividends which…

Autumn Budget 2017

Autumn 2017 Budget Changes The budget was less extreme than most were predicting thankfully.  However, there are a few key pieces of information included which are likely to be relevant to our clients.   Dividend Allowance The dividend allowance reduction from £5,000 to £2,000 as planned by the government last year appears to be going…