SG Accounting shortlisted for Best Contractor Accountant in the Contracting Awards 2019

2019-08-13T12:56:22+01:00By |

SG Accounting are delighted to be shortlisted for the inaugural Contracting Awards 2019 in the Best Contractor Accountant category. A high number of nominations were received and, after being judged by the Contracting Awards panel, SG Accounting has made the final 5. When will the winner of the Contracting Awards be announced? The winner will [...]

IR35 in the private sector: draft legislation announced

2019-07-18T15:25:23+01:00By |

Contractors’ questions on the new ‘off payroll’ working reforms are beginning to be answered, as the government announces draft legislation for the Finance Bill 2019-2020.  IR35 in the private sector, as it is commonly referred to, is due to take effect from 6th April 2020. It is important to note that this is not entirely [...]

Our Managing Director’s take on the Spring Statement

2019-03-13T16:54:42+01:00By |

The Chancellor has said before that the Spring Statement would be more of a fiscal state of the nation than an opportunity to announce new legislation but with the backdrop of the Brexit vote defeat last night and further votes happening over the next couple of days it could well have been a case of [...]

Making tax digital from April 2019

2019-03-25T11:56:03+01:00By |

With effect from 1st April 2019 HMRC requires that businesses for whom VAT returns are mandatory file their returns in line with the new Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements. If your taxable turnover is greater than the VAT registration threshold of £85,000 then this will apply to you. This new regime from HMRC means that [...]

The Budget 2018: here’s what you need to know

2018-11-06T09:38:07+01:00By |

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond stood up at 3.30 pm on Monday 29th October to make his third budget speech and more importantly his last one before the UK leaves the EU. We’ve worked our way through his lengthy list of announcements and picked out the key points that as a contractor you need to be [...]