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Employee Benefit Trusts (EBT) – Red Flag

Author: Aadil Butt
Published: 17 November 2015
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Employee Benefit Trusts (EBT) – Red Flag In 2013 I wrote a blog about EBT, the main focus was for highly paid contractors.  I advised in this article that people should stay away from EBT’s as they were no longer a tax efficient structure, in fact on the contrary. This advice remains the same. EBT’s […]

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Are you a new Start-up? – Accounting and bookkeeping start up tips

Author: Aadil Butt
Published: 10 November 2015
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Accounting and Bookkeeping tips for StartUps Having been involved in a number of start-ups myself with varying degrees of success and failure, yes you can fail in business too, I know from first-hand experience that resources can be very tight in every aspect of your business. The image of the entrepreneur with head in hand […]

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Invoice Finance – SME liberation

Author: Aadil Butt
Published: 8 November 2015
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Invoice Finance – SME Liberation Early next year (2016) the government plans to relax the invoice finance rules, which no doubt will allow lots more business to improve their working capital. (Working capital is the money a company uses to pay for its day to day bills). The Asset Based finance Association (ABFA) has been […]

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Cash Management – Getting it Right

Author: Aadil Butt
Published: 5 November 2015
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Cash Management – Getting it Right Cash Management.  Unless you have a business which operates purely on a cash basis, you will have debtors. These are customers who owe you money after you have delivered goods or services. When this happens in a business it’s essential to have proper and effective credit management in place. […]

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Clause 24 – the property investor’s game changer

Author: Aadil Butt
Published: 31 October 2015
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Clause 24 – the property investor’s game changer Clause 24 – This article relates exclusively to residential property investors  Clause 24 its major component, will not affect you if you are in the envious position of having zero debt on your property investments. For everyone else the chancellor comes across as a vampire sucking the […]

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The Dividend tax, how it might affect your take home pay

Author: Aadil Butt
Published: 27 October 2015
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How Dividend Tax Changes May affect your Take Home Pay Dividend tax changes are considered an attack on business and risk taking. Even if the risk is that you are a contractor working via a limited company. For decades having a company meant that you could reduce your overall tax payable by anything up to 40%. […]

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