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PSD2 is more than a 2 step process.

August 27, 2019

For many PSD2 is the inconvenient directive that means you are spending more time remembering passwords, PIN numbers and finding yourself shouting at a device to authenticate your voice activated bank account. The frustration consumers are experiencing is one element of the PSD2 ruling as authentication requires tightening up to defeat fraudsters. However, PSD2 has…Read More

MTD is now here – who is on board?

July 30, 2019

One of the largest UK tax reforms in years is now upon us. On 1st April 1.2 million businesses above the £85k VAT threshold embarked on the start of the new VAT regime – Making Tax digital (MTD). First deadline is looming but who will make it? As you know all enterprises above the £85k…Read More

IR35: are you inside or outside?

April 25, 2019

The 21st century world of work has been shaped by people striving for a healthy work – life balance. Today, the life of the free agent is under threat with HMRC’s complicated IR35 legislation now under consultation for the Private sector. Read on to find out more. IR35 – what is it? HMRC’s IR35 legislation…Read More

New advisory services are taking care of business

March 25, 2019

At Murrison & Wilson we know what a business needs today to thrive tomorrow. We know the secret behind business success is to work collaboratively with experts. To develop a robust business strategy your Chartered Accountant works closely with you. This ensures every aspect of your business is taken care of to guarantee business growth.…Read More

Making Tax Digital: T-4 weeks to launch

February 26, 2019

Did you know it is less than 4 weeks until Making Tax Digital becomes a reality? If you manage a VAT registered business you will probably have received a letter from HMRC advising you to be prepared for 1st of April deadline. However, I’d like to add a few points around Making Tax Digital First:…Read More

What does your digital footprint tell the tax man?

January 11, 2019

With the 2017/18 deadline for Self-Assessment Tax Returns a matter of weeks away HMRC computer systems will be going into overdrive to spot the tax cheats. The digital footprint provides the clues HMRC needs to track down their suspects. Is your tax return error free? Are you one of the 10 million completing your Self-Assessment…Read More

Hello 2019, Goodbye Annual VAT Return

January 2, 2019

2019 is the beginning of the end of the tax return as we know it. From April 2019 VAT registered businesses turning over more than £85,000 pa will be required to submit their first quarterly return using software and keep their records digitally. This leaves very little time to make changes to your accounting processes.…Read More

How Murrison & Wilson is Making Tax Digital simple?

November 23, 2018

At Murrison & Wilson we specialise in digital tax services. We’ve backed ‘going digital’ since opening for business in 2013. That’s why it’s no surprise to us HMRC is striving to go digital now.  If anything MTD should’ve happened sooner but HMRC was not ready, businesses weren’t ready and all too many accountants weren’t ready…Read More

How the right approach to digital keeps the tax man happy

November 19, 2018

Are you fed up hearing about Making Tax Digital (MTD)? It seems like that’s all HMRC is talking about. It is, however, with good reason, according to research nearly 50% of VAT registered businesses are still not Making Tax Digital ready.  This is despite April’s deadline which is compulsory for VAT Businesses above the £85k…Read More

Are you under pressure to meet Making Tax Digital deadline?

October 4, 2018

The drive for businesses to go digital is rapidly gathering momentum under HMRC Making Tax Digital Campaign (MTD). The first deadline is less than 7 months away – affecting VAT registered businesses (above the £85k threshold). One in four businesses are still not acting fast enough – despite HMRC pressure. Are you ‘Making Tax Digital’…Read More

Exciting news for Murrison & Wilson

September 26, 2018

We’re keen to share some very good news with you. Murrison & Wilson is shortlisted as a firm for the Best Use of Technology Award by IRIS. We’d like to thank all our clients for helping us get this far. Since we started in 2013 our business is driven by technology. Our success is down…Read More

Is your VAT registered business digital ready for 2019?

July 20, 2018

It’s all steam ahead with Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT and it is coming into effect from April 2019. Thereafter, businesses with a turnover above the VAT threshold, currently £85,000, will have to comply with MTD. Followed by phase 2, in 2020 when every VAT registered business (including voluntarily registered) will become part of…Read More

Time to reflect after GDPR frenzy

July 11, 2018

Growing businesses is a passion of mine. Lately, I worry many businesses have been distracted and stopped focussing on long term strategy.   The distraction was down to the sheer panic that spread like wildfire from one business to the next caused by the GDPR frenzy. Here’s why. UK Businesses were keen to avoid GDPR fines.…Read More

Are you up to date with HMRC’s new PENP rule?

June 19, 2018

Watching headlines unfold that companies like Rolls Royce are making 4,600 people redundant is always a sobering experience. Restructuring the business is sometimes the only way to continue regrettably resulting in the loss of employees through redundancies.  That’s why this week I’ve decided to discuss the new tax rules regarding terminating employment by making people…Read More

Would you vote no confidence in IR35?

June 6, 2018

Are you a contractor struggling to get your head around IR35? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. According to recent survey by Harvey Nash: 90% of contractors admit post-IR35 reform stress. Since the changes to IR35 legislation, in April 17, many Public Sector projects have slowed down or stopped. The primary cause…Read More
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