Category Archives: Bookkeeping

Proper Books and Records

Miley Sirus didn’t keep proper books and records. Sure, he only had a modest income and couldn’t afford a professional bookkeeper. Is that last sentence a fact or is it fiction? Let’s explore what Revenue wanted, the money at play, and the result of the case. I will introduce you to Miley Sirus The Appeal

Business Problems Create Personal Problems

Building a house

This week I want to explain how business problems create personal problems. I had a meeting on Wednesday afternoon with Niall. There was one major thing he wanted to achieve in the next few years. And it wasn’t a business goal but a personal one. It got me thinking about how the business interacts with

Transform Your Business With Dext

Dext modern accounting toolkit

You can transform your business with Dext by going digital. In your business, time is money. Every hour of productivity counts and the hours you spend swamped under financial admin impact your bottom line. The solution? Cut out clunky manual processes and replace them with slick, automated systems to free up hours every month. It

What Can I Claim VAT Back On?

VAT return

What can I claim VAT back on is a common question posed to us. The bookkeeping team here is well-versed in claiming VAT back for clients. They do this every two months for most clients and VAT can be quite a complex area with all the different rules. There will always be queries when it

Bookkeeping – Do You Need Help?

Bookkeeping process

With bookkeeping do you need help? Gone are the days when one person can keep on top of all the changes coming thick and fast. Arriving like an express train into your inbox from the well-oiled Revenue machine. Let’s look at What is bookkeeping? Current system The good, the bad & the ugly Time for

Keeping Proper Books & Records

Tax man chasing a business woman

Keeping proper books & records is the law. It’s not something that is nice to do or something you’d like to do. It’s a must and is something that can give you very valuable commodities. Those commodities are money, time, and confidence. When I say it’s the law, there are plenty of pages and sections

How Xero will change your life for the better

The difference Xero makes to the lives of business owners can’t be overstated. The digital accounting software has been created specifically for entrepreneurs, designed to free up your time and give you a treasure trove of actionable insights. We’ve already looked at how cloud accounting will help your business, but let’s get more specific: here’s

How will cloud accounting help my business?

XERO

In 2024, using spreadsheets for your business accounting is clunky and inefficient. Desktop-based programs like Excel require extra hours and effort that could be spent developing your business. The answer? Digital accounting software. When operated correctly, this cloud-based technology streamlines your finances and yields reliable data you can use to your advantage. Let’s look at

Payroll – It isn’t Easy

Payroll package

Payroll. It isn’t easy you know. I see it as a mixture of IT, Payroll, Tax, and HR. Payroll is something I love doing. There’s great satisfaction in helping clients and their employees. A small difference in take -home pay can prompt a call to find out what’s going on. We are in an era

Enhanced Reporting Requirements – Ten Tips

Frustrated lady

Enhanced Reporting Requirements [ERR] is almost upon us. We are going to give our top ten tips to help you cut through the jargon. Some of the tips need action before the end of this year. Our ERR 10 tips will focus on What is ERR When is it coming in What you have to