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What to do if you miss the tax return deadline

As always, the deadline for submitting and paying self return tax returns is the 31st January. If for whatever reason you haven’t managed to complete yours, what happens now? The first thing to remember is not to panic. Missing a payment to HMRC can feel incredibly daunting and although it’s highly advisable to keep up…Read More

Every year HMRC receives some genuine, some silly and some downright bizarre excuses for why people couldn’t submit their tax return on time. As the 2015 deadline quickly approaches the tax authority has released its annual list of the 10 worst excuses they heard last year for people filing or paying their return late. Unsurprisingly,…Read More

Young men are the biggest culprits for missing the tax return deadline

With the January 31st deadline approaching very quickly, accountants and business owners across the country are racing to get their self assessments completed in time. The instant £100 fine for missing the cut off date tends to be motivation enough for most people but inevitably, every year there are thousands who don’t quite manage it.…Read More

Getting yourself prepared for the self-assessment tax deadline

As soon as the Christmas break is over it’s back to reality and nothing reminds us of this more than the self-assessment tax deadline. The 31st of January is dreaded by companies and the self-employed all over the country but if you’re well prepared, believe it or not, it really doesn’t have to be that…Read More

How to prepare your business for the Christmas holidays

The decorations are up, carols can be heard blasting from every high street shop and party planning is underway. It’s official – Christmas is well and truly upon us. Although the festive period is a fun and jolly time of year, understandably, it can actually be very difficult for businesses to get through. From managing…Read More

The most common mistakes people make on their tax return

Completing a tax return can be daunting, confusing and easy to get wrong if you don’t know what you’re doing. In order to help you avoid making any mistakes, below are some of the most common errors people make on their self assessment forms. Typos The most common mistake that business owners make is not…Read More

The billionaires who started with nothing

It’s easy to assume that anyone who is worth a fortune got off to a good start in life but this certainly isn’t always the case. Below is a list of just some of the billionaires who may never need worry about rubbing two pennies together now but started with much more humble beginnings. Howard…Read More

The Accountancy Rich List

For 25 years now, the world eagerly awaits the annual Sunday Times Rich List. From musicians, actors and TV personalities to politicians and business owners, the list is always filled with a huge variety of people. Being accountants ourselves, we wondered if and where those in the finance industry feature on the list and we…Read More

The Windsor Accountancy Tax App gets a makeover

As the world has gone crazy for mobile phone apps, a while back Windsor Accountancy launched our very own tax app. We may be a little biased but personally, we think it’s great and we’re even more impressed with the features after its recent makeover. As well as having a general overhaul to improve the…Read More

Following on from the first part of our ‘how to switch off from your business and enjoy your holiday’ special, this week we bring you our final instalment. Read on to find out how to ensure you will be able to relax while you’re lying on that beach rather than worrying about your staff, workflow,…Read More

The benefits of making friends with your competitors

Most businesses wouldn’t dream of being nice or helpful to their competitors – let alone friends. However, in reality, most businesses actually have very few competitors because even though you may operate in the same market, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you will ‘play’ in the same space and target the same demographic with the…Read More

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