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Aspire Accounts Proudly Sponsors the Wigan Business Awards

Atherton’s Aspire Accounts is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of the prestigious Wigan Business Awards. To further cement their commitment to supporting local businesses and fostering a thriving business community, Aspire Accounts, founders of Atherton based business networking group Friends and Business (FAB) have sponsored the Best Trade Business category. Local businesswoman and owner of […]

Beat the Tax Rush: Why Filing Early is a Smart Move

Filing personal tax returns can feel like a chore, but putting it off until the deadline of January 31st is a surefire way to add unnecessary stress to your life. Instead, consider the perks of getting it done early. At Aspire Accounts, we believe in making this process not only easy but enjoyable. Let’s explore […]

Drive Your Business Forward: The Electric Advantage with Aspire Accounts

Hey there, savvy business owners! Ever thought about making the switch to electric cars for your business fleet? At Aspire Accounts, we’re all about helping you save money and boost your eco-credentials. Let’s dive into why going electric is not just a smart move for the environment but also for your wallet. The 2% Benefit-In-Kind […]

2024 Spring Budget

Navigating the Fiscal Landscape: A Closer Look at the UK Government’s Budget 2024 As we step into the fiscal realm of 2024, the UK government’s budget announcements have stirredboth intrigue and anticipation. With a slew of measures aimed at alleviating the tax burden onindividuals and bolstering investment, the budget unveils a strategic roadmap for economicprosperity. […]

Understanding Benefit in Kind (BIK) Tax for Electric Cars: A Simple Guide

In recent years, electric cars have gained tremendous popularity for their eco-friendliness and cost-efficiency. Not only do they reduce our carbon footprint, but they can also save us money on fuel and maintenance. But did you know that there are tax benefits associated with driving an electric car? In this article, we’ll explain the Benefit […]

Claiming VAT on the 45p mileage allowance fuel element

It can be done; we get asked a lot about the VAT on mileage claims when the LTD company is VAT registered when either you or your employees are claiming the HMRC mileage allowance. Which can be found here If you’re company is VAT registered and not using the flat rate scheme, you can claim […]

UK Corporation Tax in 2023: Understanding the Increase

Introduction: The year 2023 brings about significant changes in the realm of UK corporate taxation. Businesses across the nation are bracing themselves for the increase in corporation tax rates. In this blog post, we will delve into the details of this development, its potential impact on businesses, and explore strategies to navigate the evolving tax […]

Benefits Of Having A Great Accountant

Having a great accountant can provide numerous benefits to individuals and businesses. Here are some key advantages: 1. Accurate Financial Records A skilled accountant ensures that your financial records are maintained accurately and up to date. They handle tasks such as bookkeeping, tracking income and expenses, and reconciling accounts. This accuracy is crucial for making […]

What’s the hoo ha around MTD

MTD simply means Making Tax Digital and it’s a government initiative to improve tax administration. It’s moving us all towards an all singing and dancing digital tax service. Unfortunately, even if you’re not tech savvy you have no choice but to join the scheme. It will drag you into the digital 21st century kicking and […]

Self-Assessment Tax Returns – The Simple Guide

One of the questions we are asked on a weekly basis in Facebook Groups, messages, our other social media platforms, telephone calls and even people calling into our new, prominent offices on Bolton Road, Atherton (call in and say hello!)  centres around Self-Assessment Tax Returns. There’s lots of confusion with Self-Assessment, so to put some […]