- Budget 2021
Get our summary as a PDF for reference or to print and share.
- 2020 was not what we predicted...
Read our summary of 2020
- Tax Planning Checklist 2020/21
A checklist of the key investment and tax planning ideas that you should be considering.
- Take advantage of Land Remediation Relief
Find out if your Companies may be eligible for up to 50 per cent tax relief.
- Guide for Developing Your Business Continuity Plan
A guide to help you develop your Business Continuity Plan.
- Business Continuity Plan Template
A template to use for your Business Continuity Plan.
- Running a Limited Company
A guide for running a limited company.
- HMRC Resumes Tax Investigations
After Covid-19 here's what to expect from tax probes in 2020/21.
- Economic Update Summary
"Getting Britain spending again". Your downloadable and printable summary of announcements.
- Insider - Monthly Policy Briefing
Keeping you up to date with the top stories you need to know each month.
- Tax on redundancy payments
In recent years – due to tax changes – it has become more expensive to make termination payments.
- Capital goods scheme for VAT
How it works and interacts with capital allowances.
- 50+ Practical Ways to Grow Your Business
Now is the time to think about your plans and set goals to get your business moving. Read the bright ideas in this book as inspiration.
- Working from home during COVID-19
Details of how you can reclaim household expenses from the business.
- Inheritance tax planning
Coronavirus has many people reflecting on their own mortality. So if you have more time on your hands during the lockdown, planning your estate may be a wise way to spend it.
- What if your business could prosper in economic chaos?
Some businesses succeed consistently, despite the most turbulent conditions. Here's what we can learn from them.
- Checklist: Tough Times Ahead?
If you are worrying about the future of your business, help is at hand.
Don't bury your head, use this simple checklist to identify next steps.
- Budget 2020
Get our report that outlines the government's plans for the biggest spending spree in 28 years
- Issues with auto-enrolment
The automatic provision of pensions has been a policy success, but has it been a headache for employers?
- Cryptoassets: The Revenue's Tax Stance
HMRC has updated it's tax guidance for digital currencies.
- Trace your lost pension plans
Around 1 in 4 adults under 55 at risk of losing their share of £37 billion in unclaimed pension funds.
- Tax implications of providing company cars
The benefit-in-kind percentage for zero emission cars will reduce to 0% from 6 April 2020 from 16% in 2019/20.
- Year End Tax Guide
Your checklist for rates, reliefs and allowances to use by 5th April 2020.
- R&D tax credits in practice
Critical tax breaks for innovative businesses that can give you a cash injection based on your costs.
- What business structure is best?
Different options for your business to consider at startup and beyond
- Start a business the low risk way
Methods to overcome uncertainty in 2020 to get your new business idea up and running.
- Self-assessment matters
Don’t leave it until the last minute. We never like to see clients pay more to the Revenue than is necessary, and easily-avoided fines are a particular frustration.
- Business Finance Guide - Agencies and Consultants
Free report exploring the challenges and experiences of those who have been running digital agencies, consultancies and alike for more than 10 years.
- Protecting your business from fraud
Steps to shield you from threats. Fraud costs the UK around £190 billion a year, with businesses bearing almost three quarters of those losses.
- CGT Planning for Residential Property
In April 2020, three changes may increase the capital gains tax you need to pay when you sell a residential property. Make sure you are aware and take them into account.
- Day Webster Casestudy
Learn how Davis Grant has helped one of the UK’s largest agencies throughout their growth. Proving our skill and usefulness.
- Property as an investment
With low interest rates, property remains attractive.
- IR35 Coming to the Private Sector
From 6 April 2020, firms that engage private-sector contractors may be responsible for deducting income tax and national insurance.
- Quirks and Pitfalls of VAT
Some easy to digest insight into VAT’s barnacles of complexity.
- Residence and domicile
Your status affects how much UK tax you pay. The last four years have seen big changes to tax legislation in this area.
- Saving for your Retirement
Effective strategies can help you identify how much you will need to retire, when you can expect to retire, and how long your money will last.
- Construction Industry Scheme
All contractors and subcontractors should register with HMRC. Subcontractors will be subject to a higher-rate deduction if they have not registered.
- Identifying Inefficiencies in Your Business
Save money, avoid waste, reduce tax and maximise the profits in your business.
- The tapered annual pension allowance
Anyone whose total pension contributions exceed their annual allowance will be taxed, with high earners likely to be caught.
- Tax implications of working from home
Advice for contractors and the self-employed.
- The scourge of late payments
Outstanding invoices compromise cashflow.
- Risk Assessment & Contingency Planning
Minimise the disruption of situations that can change suddenly and often without warning.
- Accounting for Charities
Non-proit organisations are treated very differently under the law, and managing a charity’s accounts can offer some unique challenges as a result.
- Registering for Digital VAT
The Making Tax Digital (MTD) zero-hour is here.
- Personal tax planning
How to reduce what you will owe the taxman for the current tax year.
- Preparing for leaving the EU
What can you do prior to March 29th?
- Changes to probate in 2019
From April 2019, some estates in England and Wales could be required to pay almost £6,000 for a service that currently costs less than 4% of that amount.
- The risks of a tax investigation
Why take the chance of HMRC coming knocking on your door? New technology is making life easier for investigators.
- Outsourcing Your Payroll
Paying employees can be a hassle with deductions from salary, pension auto-enrolment and reporting benefits to be considered.
- National insurance planning
Your obligations and opportunities including: class 1 NICs, having more than one job, salary sacrifice and employment allowance.
- Your personal self-assessment tax return
What you need to know about how we help you file self-assessment
- Planning your estate: wills
How to plan and make a legally valid will.
- Starting A Business
A quick guide to things to consider when starting a business.
- Deregistering for VAT
If your business’s turnover is predicted to fall below £83,000 over the next year, it can voluntarily deregister for VAT.
- Using pension funds in your business
Learn about how your pension savings can help finance your business.
- Extracting profits from your business
A guide to tax-efficient profit extraction for business owners
- Capital allowances for plant and machinery
How to minimise business tax in 2018/19. Are you failing to claim failing to claim capital allowances that you are entitled to?
- Tax on residential property
How has devolution affected what tax you pay?
- Marriage Allowance explained
Almost half of the UK’s eligible couples failed to claim their share of £1.3 billion in marriage allowance cash in 2016/17.
- Capital gains tax planning
A quick guide to capital gains tax and the reliefs available for 2018/19.
- Digital Tax for VAT-registered businesses
Your obligations from 1 April 2019 onwards.
- Furnished holiday lettings
Your reference to the pros and cons of letting furnished holiday accommodation.
- Understanding IR35
A brief guide to the tax implications of "off payroll working".
- Travel and subsistence
A quick reference to your obligations for reporting travel expenses.
- Phoenix companies
The rules that surround carrying on a similar business through a new company after the original company has gone into insolvency.
- From sole trader to a limited company
Here’s what you need to know to complete the transition.
- Spring Statement
A statement from the Chancellor with few annoucements
- Cash basis for landlords
A summary of the default basis for unincorporated landlord's accounts
- Tax and Employee Benefits
A guide for employees on the different tax and national insurance implications of common employee benefits.
- Devolution of tax powers within the UK
What tax powers are moving away from Westminster?
- Termination payments
The rules for taxing payments made on the termination of someone’s employment are changing from 6 April 2018.
- HMRC Visit Checklist
It is not uncommon for HMRC to visit a business unannounced. Know what your rights are with this checklist.
- Giving to charity in life and death
How to include charitable donations in your tax
- HMRC investigations
What to expect when the Revenue comes knocking
- Tax Relief on Patent Income
We can reduce the corporation tax you pay on income using the Patent Box regime.
- Measuring Business Performance
What are the best ways we can help you to assess your firm’s performance?
- Managing automatic re-enrolment
Once you’ve been running auto-enrolment for three years you’ll
have to re-enrol workers.
- VAT and three-party transactions
A guide to the VAT implications of having three entities
involved in a transaction.
- Payroll issues for employers
A detailed guide for employers to the current concerns regarding payroll including auto-enrolment.
- Family Home Allowance
Not everyone’s a winner with the recently-introduced residence nil-rate band.
- Managing the Digital Revolution
Digital tax is on the way. Ensure the smoothest possible transition for your business.
- Appear Here Casestudy
Learn why this innovative Tech company moved from a “big name” accountancy firm to us.
- Planning your retirement
Whatever your age, it’s never too late to start saving to retire.
- Lifetime ISAs
Have you realised the best way to include the Lifetime ISA in your savings strategy?
- Investing in small companies
A beginner’s guide to the tax reliefs available for investors in startups and small businesses.
- Specialists in Tech
A quick guide to our proven track record in the technology sector helping both startups and established companies.
- Improving Cashflow
A guide to maintaining a healthy balance between money coming in and out of your business.
- Property Tax Update
A quick overview of the key tax issues that landlords and property investors need to bear in mind.
- Tax for Landlords
A Guide to Beating the Recent Increases in the Tax Payable by Property Investors.
- R+D Tax Credits FACTSHEET
What costs can be considered? We are here to help you understand how your business could claim a share of the cash!
- Trusts and Tax Planning
An introduction to the relationship between trusts and tax.
- Portal - Quick User Guide
Your quick and simple reference. Learn how to use the Davis Grant Document Portal to securely review, approve and send files.
- Investigation Service Summary
The full service details. Protect yourself with our Tax Investigation Service
- Investigation Service FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions about protecting yourself with our Tax Investigation Service
- Exporting for small businesses
How to sell goods and services overseas for beginners.
- R+D Tax Credits
A guide to the tax relief or cash available to innovative SMEs.
- Defined contribution pensions and tax
A guide to the tax implications of accessing your pension.
- Business Finance
Raising finance is a crucial but challenging aspect of running a successful business.
- VAT After Brexit
What could happen to VAT after the UK has left the European Union?
- Auto-Enrolment Payroll Service
How we help to make sure you avoid penalties from the Pensions Regulator
- Automatic Enrolment Guide
A Guide on how employers will be affected by the changes in Workplace Pensions
How and when to complete your self-assessment tax return.
- Property Income and Tax
Tax, reliefs and allowances on different types of property
- Personal financial planning
No one should be without a financial plan. Read our guide to get started.
- National Insurance Planning
An overview of the types of national insurance and advice on how to make sure you don’t pay too much.