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Insolvencies on the rise

Created: 30th January 2019

The official insolvency figures for the fourth quarter of 2018 were released on 28th January 2019. Brian Johnson, business recovery and insolvency partner here at HW Fisher comments.

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Capital allowances: a guide for authors

Created: 02nd January 2019

Capital allowances let you claim tax relief on capital expenditure. Relief is available on items such as computers, office furniture and equipment, reference library, vehicles and other physical assets you may use in your professional activities.They represent HMRC’s version of depreciation, which cannot be claimed in any other way.

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Author expenses – a checklist

Created: 17th December 2018

It’s important to know what expenses you can claim as an author; it may be more than you think, especially if you use your home as your office. The below is not an exhaustive list, but highlights areas where you may be able to make a claim.

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Authors’ tax trap – incorporations that go wrong

Created: 11th December 2018

Our Authors & Journalists team advises writers on whether they would benefit by operating through a limited company. Care is needed as there can be complications and circumstances vary from one author to another.

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Autumn Budget 2018

Created: 31st October 2018

Chancellor Philip Hammond has delivered his second Autumn Budget, exactly five months before Britain is due to leave the European Union.

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