21st December 2018

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year From Jackson Accounts!

Well, it’s that time of the year again where Santa fills town centres, and Christmas jumpers pulled out of our wardrobes. We want to wish you a Merry Christmas from everyone at Jackson Accounts and hope you have a fantastic day. What are you most excited for?   But as 2018 comes to an end we look back on the wonderful year we have had. From growing in clients to […]
4th December 2018

Autumn 2018 Budget

Every year HM Treasury will present government with a budget. This will be generated by combining revenues collected from HM Revenue & Customs throughout the year. We all gawp and watch as the red briefcase is taken into parliament and explained to MPs and the Prime Minister. There is, if you have ever stayed and watched the whole thing, a lot to take in from the Chancellor of the Exchequer. […]
4th November 2018

How to Get Started and Receive Childcare Allowances from the Government

Balance is a vital consideration in the lives that we lead in 2018. We try to eat the right things and treat ourselves once in a while; we try to learn things every day but sometimes we want to do something else; we attempt to exercise to complement our daily lives but need to relax. One aspect of our life that is always switching between balance and uncertainty is money. […]
4th October 2018

Providing The Pensions Regulator (TPR) with False Information

Investing in the future is something every person, business, organisation and government should be doing. We have savings accounts for the pennies that we stow away each month and we work throughout our lives to achieve a healthy sum when we retire. The latter is accumulated mainly through a workplace pension, of which there are many types. These fall upon an employer who will make sure that each employee is […]
4th September 2018

Making Tax Digital – What is it and why is it happening?

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an HMRC initiative designed to make the UK tax system proficient, effective and simpler for all taxpayers. It’s set to roll out next April with MTD for VAT. This means that VAT-registered business over the £85k threshold will have to keep digital records to submit VAT returns.   We actually spoke about this not so long ago in our blog, ‘The General Data Protection Regulation […]
4th August 2018

Sponsorship and Charity Events with Dobbies Social Club

Around our time spent on supporting our clients with their accounting and bookkeeping requirements, we are dedicated to our community.   We often spend time looking to see how we can give back to our local community, and this is our latest collaboration with Dobbies Sports & Golf Society/Social Club!   Fantastic charity work from Dobbies Social We have to start off by saying what an incredible achievement it is […]
4th July 2018

Genuine HMRC Contact and Recognising Phishing Emails and Texts

When you receive an email or text from ‘HMRC’, it can be very daunting. Is it the HMRC contacting you about your tax? Or is it some fraudster trying to fool you into passing over your sensitive information? It can be tough for some to identify the correspondence as authentic or not. So, how do you spot false communication?   The risks are substantial when it comes to phishing emails […]
4th June 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation Has Landed. Now What?

Millions of peoples’ inboxes were filled to the brim in the run up to May 25th – GDPR D-Day! The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has already taken effect and there are many aspects that businesses need to comply with. There have been many changes from the former Data Protection Act (DPA), making it vital for accountants and businesses alike to take notice.   GDPR: What is it? It’s a […]
4th May 2018

Tax Allowances and Rates for the Year 2018-19

April 5th marked the end of the financial year. Now we’re into the new financial year, it’s vital that you as an employer or employee are aware of the tax allowances and rates for the year 2018/19 financial year. Everyone has to pay their taxes and knowing where you stand with taxes is important. The rates, however, change from year to year. In the UK we have many different tax […]
4th April 2018

New Website

Welcome to our new website! For our first blog, I would like to express my gratitude and thank our clients for their loyal support over the years. We have always tried to provide our clients with a quality, caring and professional but personal service and hope that we can continue to do so in the future. Keep an eye out for our update blogs and your shares and likes […]