Agent Update 86 has been published

  Welcome to today’s blog promoting the publication of Agent Update: issue 86. In the Technical Updates and Reminders section we continue to bring you important COVID-19 updates, including the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.  Other topics included are VAT reverse charge, Online print and post for VAT registrations, and Corporate Interest Restriction. Some of the highlights in the HMRC Agent Services section include Agent talking Points, Agent Services and Introducing “pay by bank account”. We hope you find this edition informative and don’t forget the next Agent Update is scheduled for August 2021. Did you know that you can receive…

When and how to file your annual accounts with Companies House

Every year a company must file accounts. Company accounts are documents prepared at the end of a financial year which show how a company has performed over the accounting period. No matter whether you have been successful, breaking even, not trading, or dormant you still need to file accounts with both HMRC and Companies House. This blog post relates to the accounts you must be file with us at Companies House. For any enquiries regarding HMRC accounts or tax related matters, you’ll need to contact HMRC directly. What accounts you need to file A set of accounts will usually consist…

Flourish Together CIC – Pay it Forward – supporting women as a force for social change

Flourish Together CIC was founded in 2016 by Nickala Torkington and Jo McGrath. Both are listed on the Pioneers Post/Nat West WISE 100 lists of top women in social enterprise in the UK. They also won She Inspires Social Enterprise of the Year in 2019. Following a few years of piloting ideas and generating demand, the consultancy specialising in social enterprise development, social innovation and social leadership was created. They invest their surplus resources in supporting women as a force for social change. Challenging times Despite the pandemic, the organisation has literally ‘Flourished’ over the last year as their range…

Extended Loss Carry Back for Business – Claims information for Companies

The Extended Loss Carry Back measure announced at Budget enables companies to make claims to carry back losses for a further two years than current rules allow. This temporary extension applies for losses arising in accounting periods ending between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2022. Claims Process Claims that exceed a de minimis of £200,000 must be made in a company tax return. Box 45 (claim or relief affecting an earlier period) on the CT600 should be completed and details of the carry back claims included in the computations that accompany the CT600 and accounts. There is no need…

Using the 'Find and update company information' service

The Find and update company information service is your portal for finding information and uploading certain information to the Companies House register. If you want to find information about a limited company, the register is available for anyone to use free of charge and it’s usually available 24 hours a day. Search and access information Let’s first look at the information that you can access and how to search using the online service. Sitting at the top of our homepage is the ‘Find company information’ link, which is pretty much self-explanatory. By selecting this link, you’ll be able to search…