Director’s loan accounts (DLA):

A director’s current or loan account is a way for directors to essentially lend money to or borrow money from their company. The director’s loan account (DLA) is, in essence, a record of all transactions that occur between the company and its directors. 1) Loaning money to a company: Director’s loan accounts are a usual…Read More

Personal Savings Allowance

The personal savings allowance (PSA) was introduced on the 6th of April 2016. Depending on your income, the PSA allows you to get up to £1,000 of interest tax free. The introduction of the PSA has resulted in the majority of people in the UK with income from savings no longer paying tax on this…Read More

Uniform Allowance

Wearing a work uniform may not be seen as a benefit – but you can gain Tax relief from it! HMRC give you the opportunity to claim up to 4 years’ worth of uniform allowance. What is classified as a uniform? ‘A uniform is a set of specialised clothing that’s recognisable as identifying someone as…Read More

Home Working Allowance for Directors & Employees

Homeworking expenses include supplies used in order to complete your work. Computers and other technology Furniture Internet Access Homeworking allowance for an employee only applies to expenses that are completely necessary and exclusively in the performance of employee duties. In other words, you cannot proportion expenses for personal and business use. Currently, HMRC allows a…Read More

Home Working Allowance for Self-employed

The homeworking allowance allows you to claim back certain expenses to cover the costs incurred when working from your home. These include: Room space Gas and Electricity Phone Bills Exempt expenses would include anything that is for personal use. Method 1 – Apportion actual costs As a self-employed individual working from home, you can choose…Read More

Benjamin Franklin

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.

Benjamin Franklin