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The rise of the HMRC scam.

Posted by Charlotte Morley in Accounts, Business, News, The Business Hut, Tips | 0 comments

There has been an extraordinary increase in reports concerning HMRC calls. These types of calls are known as a HMRC scam. Have a listen to an actual fraudulent voicemail received by one of our clients...

How do I know if it’s a scam?

The scam mostly consists of an automated phone call with a prerecorded voice letting you know that you are under investigation from HMRC. The message threatens people of taking serious legal actions against them, even claiming that their house is under surveillance. Much like our example, the target is asked to contact urgently a phone number, otherwise serious legal consequences will occur.

2018, we loved you!

Posted by Charlotte Morley in The Business Hut | 0 comments

After a very busy and exciting year at The Business Hut, we were sad to say goodbye to 2018. It’s been good to us.

We want to start by saying a massive thank you to our clients and suppliers. We’ve loved watching client’s businesses develop and getting to know new prospects. We now assist clients in a wide variety of industries including retail, IT, marketing, furniture and property. Getting to know so many businesses and industries has helped to strengthen our services. Here’s what some of our clients had to say…

Making Tax Digital for VAT made easy

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Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an HMRC initiative that requires VAT-registered businesses above the £85k threshold to keep digital records and submit VAT returns using compatible software such as Xero. If that’s your business, you’ll need to be compliant from 1 April 2019.

New Team Members!

Posted by Leanne Wilkinson in The Business Hut | 0 comments

The sun has disappeared and we will soon be enjoying some autumnal fun; but that’s not the only change we’ve seen this September at The Business Hut. We’re feeling the excitement in the office as our team has expanded by two! Each bringing tons of enthusiasm and laughter- and they’re looking forward to getting to know both new and existing clients!

Making Tax Digital & Xero

Posted by Charlotte Morley in The Business Hut | 0 comments

The Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT deadline is drawing closer. It’s less than a year until UK businesses that are VAT registered and above the threshold will be required to keep their records digitally, and submit VAT returns to HMRC using MTD-compatible software.