• Posted September 21, 2023

Tax Deadlines for 2023/24 – Key Dates for Self-Assessment Tax Returns

6th April – Start of the Tax Year The tax year runs from 6th April to 5th April the following year, any income earned in this period needs to be reported on your self-assessment tax return. This is also the date any new tax rates or allowances announced in the budget are implemented. Fun Fact: […]

  • Posted March 17, 2023

2023 Spring Budget

On 15 March 2023, Jeremy Hunt announced his Spring Budget 2023, coined as the “budget for growth”, the latest budget aims to deliver long term, sustainable and healthy economic growth in several key areas. We have outlined below a summary of the main areas that will impact our clients. Investment Zones Following the regeneration projects […]

  • Posted March 3, 2023

We are hiring!

AAT Qualified Accountant/ Accounts Semi-Senior A rare chance to join a growing independent firm of Chartered Accountants, based in North Leeds. This friendly, family run firm was established in 1989 and is now into its second generation. The firm has a successful track record of providing opportunities for learning and developing home grown talent from […]

  • Posted February 27, 2023

How Much Money Do I Need to Start a Business?

There are successful entrepreneurs that have started their business with £5 in their bank and an idea, but most businesses need some start up cash – the question is how much do you need to start a business and where to get money to start a business? Starting a business takes a lot of determination, […]

  • Posted February 23, 2023

What To Do Before the End of the Tax Year?

Not sure what you should do to prepare for the end of the tax year? Here is our handy list of tasks you might want to consider before it’s too late! The tax year ends on 5 April 2023 and now is a great time to get you head round all the tax changes that […]

  • Posted February 17, 2023

Why Good Budgeting Creates a More Profitable Business

What is Business Budgeting? A budget is a plan of your business’ spending based on its income and expenses. It helps you to set your financial goals, you can compare your actual performance against the budget to measure your performance. A good budget will summarise your income and spending to predict your profit and help […]

  • Posted December 1, 2022

Office Administration Assistant – POSITION NOW FILLED

Office Administration Assistant Location: North Leeds, Horsforth Hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week, 5 Days Mon-Fri Start January 2023   Job description Whitesides Chartered Accountants, a small friendly accountancy practice based in Horsforth, due to an internal re-structure we are seeking someone to join the firm to support the Office Manager with the day to […]

  • Posted November 28, 2022

Celebrating Female Led Businesses

Joanne Whiteside and Sarah Greenwood have been jointly won an MP HERoes award.  The award was created by Savvitas in partnership with NatWest, the MP HERoes awards allow local MPs to celebrate female entrepreneurship throughout the country across all sectors and industries – each MP is able to nominate only one business – which makes […]

  • Posted November 18, 2022

2022 Autumn Statement

The fourth Chancellor of 2022 (Jeremy Hunt) announced his Autumn Statement, this will be accompanied by a Finance Act and so everything outlined below should be passed into law.  I have prepared a summary of the main issues that will impact our clients, there were other matters that were announced and a full transcript of the […]

  • Posted October 17, 2022

Interim Mini Budget

On Friday Jeremy Hunt was appointed the new Chancellor, this morning he made his first official statement as Chancellor where he reversed almost all the tax cuts announced in the mini budget. I have summarised below the changes he announced, there will be a fiscal plan delivered on 31 October 2022 which we will also […]