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Scammers Pretending To Be HMRC

Did you know that scammers are now using number spoofing to make your phone display ‘HMRC’ as the sender, instead of a phone number?
Phishing emails are now looking much more official by using the name of a genuine HMRC employee.

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Sole Trader or a Limited Company?

Written by Helen Tomlinson

Decisions, decisions.
At Simas we look at your individual circumstances, goals and aspirations. Our client centred approach means you will get the best advice for you.

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Time to Switch?

Written by Helen Tomlinson

More and more people are purchasing electric vehicles in the UK.
At the end of April 2021, there were more than 245,000 pure electric cars and 515,000 plug-in and hybrid models registered in the UK.

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How To Get Paid Quicker

Written By Helen Tomlinson

In response to a few client queries about sending invoices and using online payment systems like Go Cardless.
Simas explore potential solutions to your invoicing quandaries, and how to get paid quicker by using software within Xero.

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Apprenticeships – Are They Worth It?

Written by Tomas Martin

They require time, investment and dedication . Can you afford these things? Can you afford not to? The benefits of having an apprentice are quickly outweighing the drawbacks.

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£500 Every 3 Months Tax Free Childcare

Written by Helen Tomlinson

You could get up to £500 every 3 months for each child.
HMRC is now reminding working families they can use Tax-Free Childcare to help pay for childcare over the summer.

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How Cash Flow Software Has Proved So Vital.

Why Bother with Cash Flows? Cash flow is the money that is flowing in and out of your business, and […]

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IR35 Tax Changes

IR35 was introduced by HMRC in 1999 to make sure everyone is paying the correct amount of tax. The key […]

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Domestic Reverse Charge For VAT

The Domestic Reverse Charge (DRC) is a new way of accounting for VAT for builders and others caught under the […]

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Goals For 2021

Setting goals for 2021, a year that seems so uncertain may, at first glance seem futile. In a sense all […]

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