inniAccounts wins Queen’s Award for Innovation

inniAccounts wins Queen's Award for Innovation

We’re absolutely overjoyed to learn that today inniAccounts has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, for our innovative online accountancy service.

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A new look and exciting new features

Our previous user interface has stood the test of time well, but was starting to show its age. If you’re a widescreen user your real estate was going to waste, if you use a tablet the experience was less than optimal. Parts of the software were inconsistent and, as we’ve added features over the years, […]

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Finding contract work in 2016

Contractor Finding contract work on her laptop

The importance of keeping your pipeline full It can be easy to focus on the job in hand when you begin contacting. You’re working for a new client and you become immersed in the project you are working on. As a contractor, part of your role as your own boss is to ensure that you […]

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inniAccounts scoops “Best Contractor Accountant”

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We’re really excited to be recognised by this renowned industry award: more so given that this award is voted for by contractors across the UK. The Contractor UK Reader Awards are the only awards that are dedicated to the contracting marketplace. The Best Contractor Accountant award is the most competitive of the award categories, and […]

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How to save tax this Christmas with a staff party

Planning for holidays If you’ve been working hard during the year, then it’s time to enjoy a well deserved break with your loved ones. To help you prepare your wallet for the festive season, we’ve written a short guide to planning and budgeting for your scheduled absence. Splash out on a festive treat To sweeten […]

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New dividend tax changes from 6th April 2016

Some contractors are even asking if it is financially viable to work for themselves with all the changes and if the dividend tax will wipe out any financial benefits gained by working for yourself. In this article, we’ll give you the facts around the dividend tax changes as well as some examples to show you […]

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Surviving The Apprentice

I’ll be the first to admit that The Apprentice isn’t my usual cup of tea. It’s Dragon’s Den, or better still The Fixer which bring much warmth, comfort and hope to my autumnal evenings. However, I did tune in to The Apprentice last night, and successfully resisted the urge to post on every social media […]

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In the news: Capital Gains Tax – a timely guide for contractors

What is Capital Gains Tax and when does it apply? Capital Gains Tax (CGT) was first introduced back in 1965 by James Callaghan, the-then chancellor in Harold Wilson’s Labour government. The original aim was to prevent tax avoidance in the form of people switching their income into capital. With the Summer 2015 Budget around the […]

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The contractor’s guide to the 2015 Summer Budget

The highlights First, let’s focus on the positive take outs for contractors: Corporation tax reduction Corporation tax (the tax on your company’s profits) will fall from 20% to 18% by 2020. Increased personal allowance The personal tax-free allowance will increase from £10,800 to £11,000 in April, ultimately rising to £12,500 by 2020. Increased higher rate […]

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Tax efficiency with smart childcare

Requirements The company must be invoiced directly by a nursery or childminder and the payment will be free of tax and NICs for you as an employee as long as the following criteria are met. The exemption does not apply if the company reimburses the cost or settles the bill on your behalf. The payment […]

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