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Loving the New Xero 50% Off Offer!

Xero have been very busy recently! They have launched their first UK TV advert, became MTD compliant, were at at the recent Accountex exhibition and have now announced they are offering their monthly subscription for 50% off for up to 4 months when applied for by 30th June, 2019. This gives users a fantastic opportunity to see why we love Xero - it will revolutionise your business!  it is so easy to use they have 24/7 supportthe dashboard is customisable allowing you to keep track of b...

June 13, 2019

Automated Credit Control - Chasing Debtors with No Effort!

Everyone knows these sort of clients - you have to put so much time and effort in to getting payment for the service you have provided. There are lots of reasons clients pay late:Cashflow problemsUnderstaffedForgetfulPoorly organisedBecause they want to!So how do you deal with them? In an ideal world we would only deal with the perfect payers but we don't live in an ideal world. Lots of e mails and phone calls could do it, visiting in person, threatening to put a stop on the account, debt collec...

May 30, 2019

We are Recruiting! Two Bookkeepers Needed

Successful, multi-award winning, friendly bookkeeping practice require 2 superstar bookkeepers! Due to continued growth we need 1 part time bookkeeper and 1 full time bookkeeper. These are ideal positions for recently qualified bookkeepers with no desire for running their own practice however applications from experienced bookkeepers would be welcomed. This is a home-based role with regular office attendance required (training period will be mostly office based.) Should be located within 25 mile...

May 20, 2019

Self Assessment Tax Return - Why Submit to HMRC Early?

It may be a surprise to learn that we have already written to our self-assessment tax return clients asking them to start thinking about their submissions and sending their paperwork to us as soon as possible and we have started to submit some of our early birds tax returns! So, why are we doing this so early? The tax return deadline isn't until 31st January. Well: Historically, deadline day is the busiest single day for filing. There were more than 11.5 million taxpayers required to file their ...

May 17, 2019

Cashktrak are Collaborating with Eight Wealth Management and Xero to Host an Informative Seminar on MTD

We are delighted to announce that Cashtrak, Eight Wealth Management and Xero are joining forces to present an informative seminar on the recent changes relating to MTD (Making Tax Digital.) All three companies have had a lot of questions from clients about MTD so we believe this seminar will provide an invaluable insight in to MTD. The invitation is open to everyone. We will cover: What is MTD? Why it is important to your business? How to prepare your business for MTD with accounting software Th...

April 11, 2019

Re-Enrolment - What an Employer Needs to Know About Employee Pensions

As part of auto enrolment legislation, you have a duty to assess and re-enrol eligible employees into your workplace pension scheme every three years. Once you’ve carried out re-enrolment for the first time, your next re-enrolment window will be calculated from your previous re-enrolment date. Since you started your pension scheme, some of your employees may have left, stopped paying pension contributions, or chosen to pay less than the minimum automatic enrolment contributions. In any case wh...

April 4, 2019

We Love to Hear Fantastic Feedback from Clients

Cashtrak provide a bespoke bookkeeping service that we tailor to our client's needs. We work hard to provide a wide range of services from self-assessment tax returns to VAT returns ensuring that they are cost effective, check out our website for more information on our services: www.cashtrak.co.uk/page/services. We strive at Cashtrak for customer satisfaction so we are always grateful for positive feedback from our clients.  Karen Kimberley at The Engagement Ring www.theenga...

March 26, 2019

Workplace Pensions Minimum Contributions Increase

The minimum contributions for your automatic enrolment workplace pension scheme will increase from 6 April 2019 (also known as phasing.) Whilst a lot of payroll providers have software that will automatically manage this, it is the employers responsibility to make sure these increases are implemented. If you don’t have any staff in a pension scheme for automatic enrolment, or if you are already paying above the increased minimum amounts then you don’t need to&nb...

March 20, 2019

Exciting News... Cashtrak Are Expanding!

We are pleased to welcome Andrea Williams to the Cashtrak family. Carol met Andrea through Carol's role as the Chair of the Oxford branch of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) meeting and realising Andrea's professionalism, thoroughness and love of bookkeeping meant that once a role became available at Cashtrak, Andrea was the obvious candidate. Andrea is busy training and looking forward to be let loose on a portfolio of our clients....

March 15, 2019

Cashtrak is a Fluidly Silver Partner! Cashflow and Forecasting - The Next Generation

During our trial with Fluidly we were blown away with its flexibility and automation, cashflow forecasting and credit control all in one.What is Fluidly? Accounting software records what has happened in the past. Fluidly powers your financial future. Cashflow forecasting is the gateway to financial decision-making. Intuitive cashflow forecasting powered by AI. Fluidly is for modern businesses that want to know exactly what their financial future holds and how to optimise it. Fluidly takes t...

March 1, 2019

Our Charity of the Year - Thames Valley Air Ambulance are on TV!

The second, 10 part series of Emergency Helicopter Medics starts on More 4 on Sundays at 9pm - tune in to see how our support helps the life saving work TVAA so brilliantly undertake.  The series gives a unique insight into the lifesaving work of three local air ambulance charities, this new second series takes viewers from behind the scenes to the frontline of saving lines. Alongside East Anglia and Great North Air Ambulances, you'll see how Thames Valley Air Ambulance brings the expe...

March 1, 2019

Making Tax Digital for VAT (MTD) is less than 2 months away, are you ready? Cashtrak can help you!

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is less than 2 months away, are you ready? Cashtrak can help you! Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an HMRC initiative designed to make sure the UK tax system is effective, efficient and easier for taxpayers. Making Tax Digital for business (MTDfb) begins on 1 April 2019 with MTD for VAT. From that date, VAT-registered businesses above the threshold of £85k will have to keep digital records and submit VAT returns using compatible software.  HMRC lists Xero as software th...

February 19, 2019

Cashtrak are winners again!

Cashtrak are proud to announce we won the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers LUCA award for large practice of the year!  We are incredibly honoured that our hard work and commitment to our clients and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers has been recognised and Cashtrak are delighted to be the only practice to be awarded this prestigious title twice!   ...

February 8, 2019

Not long now until the LUCA Awards 2018!

It is not long now until the 2018 LUCA Awards.  Described as the 'Oscars of the bookkeeping world' the profession's most prestigious awards will be presented during a three-course dinner on Monday 26 November at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel at Heathrow.  Carol and Aaron will be attending and look forward to catching up with other bookkeepers and learning more about the future for our profession....

November 23, 2018

Did you pay too much tax last year? 

You met the Self-Assessment deadline of 31st January with ease and also paid your tax liability. However, you feel that perhaps you have paid too much tax?      Does this sound familiar?  If so, you are not alone. Here are a few of our tips for consideration during the current tax year to help mitigate the impact of your tax liability:   Keep accurate records throughout the year, supported with management accounts, so you can easily&nbs...

November 16, 2018

Luca Awards 2018 Finalists Revealed

Fantastic news - Cashtrak has been shortlisted for FIVE of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers LUCA awards! This is an incredible achievement and we are so proud to be on the shortlist. The LUCA Awards are the ‘Oscars’ of the bookkeeping profession and are presented by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers in recognition of the year’s outstanding bookkeepers and the many organisations that complement the valuable work that they do. The winners of the 2018 Luca Awards will be annou...

November 9, 2018

Poor cash flow: Are you simply spending too much?

As soon as you become a business owner, you immediately become very popular. This is because everyone makes two assumptions about you. The first is that you have lots of money. The second is that you are prepared to spend that money on making your business a success.   Clearly you do need to spend some money on your business. There are stories of entrepreneurs' who have made their millions by spending absolutely nothing, but it's probably safe to assume this is not going...

October 16, 2018

We have a new team member!

We are delighted to announce that Stacey Woodford has joined the Cashtrak team as our Office Manager. Stacey comes from a background in electronic engineering and facilities management, and has a wealth of troubleshooting and project management experience. We were looking for a member of staff who could keep our team organised, manage workflow, and support Carol as the Cashtrak business grows, and Stacey is very well qualified to take on this role. Welcome to the team Stacey!...

September 28, 2018

Are tips taxable?

Confusion often arises regarding tips and gratuities as the tax and NIC treatment depends on how they are paid to the recipient.  Cash tips handed to an employee, or left on the table at a restaurant and retained by that employee, are not subject to tax and NICs under PAYE, but the employee will need to declare the income to HMRC – HMRC often make an adjustment to the employee’s PAYE tax code number to reflect the amount likely to be received during a tax year so any liability is collec...

September 14, 2018

Self-employed: What expenses can I put through my tax return?

When you start your business, or when it comes to completing your tax return, you may be wondering what expenses you can offset against your sales. Some expenses are obvious, such as the materials you’ve purchased to make your products but others not so.  What general day to day expenses can I claim for?    If you work from home, you may not be aware that you can claim for use of home expenses on your tax return. These mainly cover the light, heating and electric costs...

August 31, 2018

Carol Webb Appointed Treasurer of Bucks Bizz

Carol Webb of Cashtrak is to become Treasurer of Bucks Bizz, a new business networking group based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Bucks Bizz was formed by a group of professionals in search of a warm, welcoming business networking environment that offers a personal touch and encourages business growth and personal development. Having tried out a few networking groups in the area, members of the new group decided to start their own, so they could run it for the benefit of local professi...

August 20, 2018

A New Range of Services from Cashtrak

The best small businesses work tirelessly to improve the range of products and services they offer, providing added value at every step. Here at Cashtrak we’ve been dreaming up ways to support you and your organisation, so that you’re free to run your business in the most efficient way imaginable. In cooperation with our extensive network of business partners, we’re developing off-the-shelf packages and recommendations to help with company set-up. As a first step, we have recently launched...

August 15, 2018

Cashtrak is hiring!

CASHTRAK IS HIRING! Our thriving bookkeeping company serving London and the Southeast is seeking an Office Manager who will manage the day to day administration and workflow of the Cashtrak team, including:  Handling incoming mailCo-ordinating diaries and scheduling workAnswering telephone enquiriesOn-boarding clients and issuing contractsScanning and overseeing data recognition processesOrganising the MD and wider teamManaging the company's databases, ultimately acting as Data Officer...

August 5, 2018

Congratulations to Aaron

Congratulations to Aaron for gaining a Distinction in his Level IV Diploma in Advanced Bookkeeping and Accounting, FRS105 module.It is Aaron that takes care of our accounts submissions, working on year ends that fall under the FRS105 rules....

July 27, 2018

Kingsmead Testing and the work Cashtrak carried out to update their processes

In another Cashtrak Case Study, we look at Kingsmead Testing, and the work we have been carrying out recently to update their processes.Kingsmead Testing has been trading since 2004, initially working only in the High Wycombe area, but now servicing customers across England. The company specialises in providing a high quality testing service to medium-sized companies, and has worked in recent years for a wide variety of clients, including several airlines at Heathrow Airport, construction firms,...

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