What do I need to think about when registering for VAT

What do I need to think about when registering for VAT

At some point in your business, you’ll most likely have to become VAT registered. There are a lot of things to bear in mind when planning to register, from admin to factoring in pesky wait times. Here’s everything you need to think about when approaching registering...
Why we ask for access to your Xero account

Why we ask for access to your Xero account

Before we send you a proposal to officially bring you on board as a Starfish client (woohoo!), we’ll ask you for access to your Xero account. If it’s your first time working with an accountant, we don’t blame you if it comes as a bit of a surprise!  Your financial...
Why Payrolling Benefits could work for you

Why Payrolling Benefits could work for you

If you have ever had a job with perks or benefits for working there, like a company car, medical insurance or gym membership then you will have been sent a P11D.  It’s that annoying document that you get sent at some point between April and July after the tax year...
What to do while waiting for your VAT registration number

What to do while waiting for your VAT registration number

You’re probably reading this blog wondering why on earth HMRC are taking so long to send your VAT registration number. You’re not alone! It’s a problem that frustrates a lot of business owners. Recently HMRC have been much slower than they used to be. Unfortunately,...