Customer Case Study: Former Sage User

Posted by Capium on Jun 4, 2019 4:11:00 PM

The difference is night-and-day.” That’s Stephen Watson’s verdict after making the jump to Capium. Watson, who is based in Northumberland, runs his own 12 client bookkeeping practice.

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Multiple Software Integrations Or 1 Single Solution... Which Approach Should The Accountant Take?

Posted by Capium on May 30, 2019 4:18:28 PM

For a long time, Apple’s legendary CEO Steve Jobs resisted apps. These third-party programmes, he feared, could be an easy way to sabotage Apple products.

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Anti-money Laundering: A New Battlefield For Accountants?

Posted by Capium on May 30, 2019 4:08:16 PM

Anti-money laundering (AML) checks have long been part-and-parcel of the profession, but there are signs on the horizon that AML compliance will be a battlefield for accountants.

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Topics: Tips and Advice, Updates, business, Online Accounting, Tax guide small practice, Whitepaper

The true meaning of Cloud Practice Software

Posted by Capium on Apr 23, 2019 11:34:48 AM

The true meaning of cloud: cost and customer experience

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Topics: Accounting software, Cloud based Practice Management, Cloud technology, Making Tax Digital, Grow Your Practice

The End Of Year Payroll Checklist

Posted by Capium on Mar 28, 2019 10:20:26 AM

With MTD dominating the agenda, don’t forget it’s that time of year to sweat the small stuff, closing the Payroll calendar for the previous financial year. Getting out those all-important P60s to ensure due compliance. With that in mind Capium has come up with a simple 6-step process to get you ready for the next financial year. 

1. Check on payroll period ending

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Topics: RTI Payroll

Tax tips for buy to let landlords

Posted by Capium on Mar 8, 2019 3:18:42 PM

 

The business of buying and letting property can be compared to playing three-dimensional chess. Decisions made at one stage will affect the tax payable and the deductions allowable for tax at later points in the property business lifecycle.

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Topics: tax, tax tips

GUEST BLOG POST: By The Accountants Millionaires' Club

Posted by Heather Townsend on Feb 27, 2019 11:26:02 AM

Should you choose your niche now or later? The ultimate advice for a new accountancy firm

Many accountants know why it’s important to specialise but there seems to be a lot of uncertainty as to when. This article aims to help you decide on when it is best to find your accounting firm niche.  “Should you have a niche as soon as you set up your new firm or should that niche find you over time?”

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Topics: business, Business Accounting, Growth, Grow Your Practice, How to

How to Help Your Small Business Clients with MTD Preparation

Posted by Capium on Jan 24, 2019 12:04:03 PM

Making Tax Digital (MTD) means more admin for accountants and clients, alike. A significant challenge we discuss in our regular meetings with HMRC relates to helping small businesses cope with the increased workload.

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Topics: Tips and Advice, Accounting for Small Business, Cloud technology, Making Tax Digital, MTD

MTD: Update on the Latest Developments

Posted by Capium on Jan 15, 2019 12:00:00 PM

As we’ve mentioned before, HMRC isn’t creating its own software for Making Tax Digital (MTD). Instead, they’re working closely with external solutions like Capium, which they’ve recognised as an MTD-ready solution to link into their systems. As a result, we’re in constant contact with HMRC, discussing compliance challenges and how software can address them.

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Topics: Updates, MTD

Surviving Self-Assessment Season (& Minimising Ongoing MTD Stress)

Posted by Capium on Dec 20, 2018 4:18:27 PM

This self-assessment season is truly like no other. I know it sounds dramatic, but it’s true – because the usual winter craziness comes just before the April 2019 Making Tax Digital (MTD) roll-out.

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Topics: Whitepaper, MTD, Self-Assessment