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March 23, 2020

Team SAS appreciate that the current economic conditions surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak are exceptionally worrying for business owners. It is our priority to support all of our clients through this period of disruption and to continue our relationship long into the...

August 25, 2019

We'd hate for any client to pay more tax than they need to, which is why we've listed below 25 of our top tax saving tips (based on rates and allowances for the 2019-20 tax year):

  1. The annual employment allowance allows companies with PAYE employees to reclaim the fi...

April 18, 2019

If your company qualifies for EIS/SEIS and you need investment, securing advanced approval from HMRC can often make all the difference to getting the investment across the line.

EIS and SEIS explained

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment...

November 23, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have entered into partnership with Watford FC Business Club.

At SAS we are incredibly proud to be part of the local community by supporting SME’s, and so associating ourselves with a club that holds the community so close, really is...

October 31, 2018

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced his new Autumn Budget. We are detailing the key changes and  how they will affect you.

  • The personal allowance threshold, the rate at which people start paying income tax, will be  increasing from £11,850 to £12,500...

October 2, 2018

“MTD is an opportunity for businesses of all sizes to capitalise on the opportunities presented by cloud accounting. The days of spreadsheets and shoeboxes will soon be behind us, so now is the time to reap the benefits of automation, whilst working collaboratively wit...

September 11, 2018

“SAS helped implement a new system which automates a number of processes within my business, that have previously been time consuming. This has allowed me more time to concentrate on growing the business.

SAS have also challenged work carried out by my previous accounta...

June 12, 2018


If you receive income that doesn’t have tax automatically deducted then you are required to submit a self-assessment tax return each year.

Some common examples of income that is required to be declared on a self-assessment tax return are listed below:

  • Dividen...

May 10, 2018

We regularly receive queries from clients around the differing VAT categories and how to account for specific VAT related transactions. Because of this, we’ve put together this guide to help with the basics.

Categories of VAT

* Input VAT recovery on purchases is dependen...

January 26, 2018

The average saving from R&D Tax Credits made by UK SMEs in 2016 was £61,514.

“SAS have now recovered £138,613 in R&D tax credits. This cash refund has enabled significant ongoing development activity to help grow the business.”

(Mark Fenn – Head of Engineering at Bright...

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