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What does my tax code mean?

Getting paid is lovely isn’t it? And of course it’s good practice to check your payslip, to see that everything is correct etc. I know you’ll be fully on it, checking if your hours are correct, the pay rate is right, that your pension contribution has gone through … But are you quite so clued […]

The Accountancy Jargon Cheat Sheet

Too many accountants use words and jargon that business owners just don’t understand (and don’t really need to!).  So we’ve put this cheat sheet together so you know what they mean! CT600  = Corporation tax computation. This is the tax return that has to be completed for HMRC, breaking down your accounts and working out […]

Tax and VAT implications on gifts

It’s that time of year again when we all start to think about the dreaded “C” word and plan our festive season. For some businesses, it is a time where they like to take the opportunity to acknowledge, thank or reward some of their customers and/or employees by giving gifts. But what are the tax […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – From Paris to Poland

Dzien dobry from Poland! I have to admit that since the last blog, we’ve not spent one night in the van. But that will soon change! So anyway, how did we get here? I spoke last week about the ferry crossing to France, but, as you can imagine, with Covid & Brexit both having something […]

How to hold your own client review meetings

In a previous blog, we talked about why we at Pink Pig hold annual review meetings with you guys.  For us, having these more informal-style chats allows us to get to know each other on a more personal level, to understand your goals, and to tailor what we do to be the best we can […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – London, Woolacombe & leaving the UK

Bonjour! … Merci… Oui, oui baguette?! That is the full extent of my French, I’m ashamed to say. But I thought I should try considering I’m writing this from our first European country in the van! That’s right, we’ve braved the borders and we’re on the continent! Let me fill you in on the week […]

Grow with Us! Would you like to join an innovative digital accountancy practice?

Role: Fully Qualified Accountant – Full Time What you will experience On joining PPF you will have an opportunity to help our clients grow and achieve their goals, whilst also growing yourself and achieving your own personal goals. You will get to work with a variety of businesses – both industry wise and stages.   You […]

Ellie’s Travel Adventure – Hurst Spit & Piglets Day Out

Wow, another week has flown by! People have been asking how long we’ve been in the van now … my immediate response is ‘’oh, about a month’’ … but given that we’re on blog number 8, I guess it’s closer to 2…! We’ve been enjoying the beauty of the South coast this week. I know […]

What are Depreciation and Capital Allowances?

As I talk you through your accounts you will see depreciation in the statutory accounts for Companies House, but when it comes to the corporation tax computation for HMRC it is disallowed, why’s that?   When a company purchases a fixed asset (ie machinery, computer equipment, furniture, vehicles etc) HMRC and Companies House will deal with […]

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