Outsourcing our bookkeeping and accounting was a good decision, but even better was outsourcing it to EJBC. They have been efficient, cost effective and flexible from day one, and we are very happy with the service that we receive.

Simon Nutbrown

I was introduced to EJBC by recommendation from a friend and have been with them two years now. I have always found them thorough, helpful and easy to deal with. They always respond quickly when I have a question, and the detail and clarity of the paperwork they have produced for me is a refreshing... Read More

Jeremy Porter

Starting a new business can feel a bit daunting but working with EJBC has been pain free from the beginning, enabling us to get on with building our business and delivering the work. In the beginning, as we got to grips with the practicalities of running the business we regularly rang Emma for... Read More

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Record number of taxpayers file on time
08/02/2024

HMRC has confirmed that more than 11.5 million people submitted their 2022-23 self-assessment tax returns by the 31 January deadline. This included over 778,000 taxpayers who left their filing until the final day and almost 33,000 that filed in the last hour (between 23:00 and 23:59) before the deadline!

Whilst this was the highest ever number of filings, there are still an estimated 600,000 taxpayers that have missed the deadline and are yet to file. Are you among those that missed the 31 January 2024 filing deadline for your 2022-23 self-assessment returns?

If you have missed the filing deadline then you will usually be charged a £100 fixed penalty if your return is up to 3 months late, regardless of whether you owed tax or not. If you do not file and pay before 1 May 2024 then you will face further penalties unless you have arranged to pay with HMRC.

If you are unable to pay your tax bill, there is an option to set up an online time to pay payment plan to spread the cost of tax due on 31 January 2024 for up to 12 months. This option is available for debts up to £30,000 and the payment plan needs to be set up no later than 60 days after the due date of a debt. This should be done sooner rather than later as a 5% late payment penalty will be charged if tax remains outstanding, and a payment plan has not been set up, before 1 April 2023.

If you owe self-assessment tax payments of over £30,000 or need longer than 12 months to pay in full, you can still apply to set up a time to pay arrangement with HMRC, but this cannot be done using the online service.

You can also plan ahead for the 2023-24 tax year by spreading the cost of your tax bill using HMRC’s Budget Payment Plan. The Budget Payment Plan enables those who are up to date with previous payments to make regular weekly or monthly contributions towards their next tax bill.


Accounts

We specialise in preparing end of year statutory accounts for your business, in line with HM Revenue & Customs legislation:

Sole Traders & Partnerships
Limited Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships
Property Management Companies
Property rental income accounts

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Bookkeeping

We can adivise on the best bookkeeping options for your needs and budget, if you would prefer to do the bookkeeping yourself.

There are a number of excellent options including Sage desktop software and market leading online solutions, such as Kashflow & Xero.

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Payroll

ejbc payroll

We can set-up and run your payroll scheme or advise on:

Setting up a new payroll system
Day to day payroll processing
Dealing with PAYE and NI deductions
Completing your end of year returns
Holiday & Statutory pay
Stakeholder pensions

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Start Ups

Starting a Business is an exciting opportunity but at the same time can be daunting.

Why not let us take some of the stress away. We are on hand from the outset to help you through many of the challenges of getting your business up and running successfully.

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