Christmas 2023 – Dates for your Diary

Although it is hard to believe, the festive season is nearly upon us and it is time to think about making sure that all of your necessary filing duties as a business owner are completed in a timely manner so that you can take a well-earned break over the Christmas period.  You might also be […]

HMRC Investigations

HMRC are increasing investigations into small businesses and Just Simply Organised can help you to be proactive and avoid a penalty. Sole traders and smaller businesses have seen a rise in tax investigations.  Comparing 2021 and 2023 the level of investigations by HMRC has grown by 21%…… While the thought of an investigation may fill […]

Why wait to file your self-assessment tax return?

If you are self-employed, the 31st January deadline for filing your self-assessment tax return will be etched in your mind on your list of jobs to be done.  Possibly a task that fills you with dread as you contemplate that pile of receipts and paperwork that need to be collated into coherent accounts?  It is […]


The Government has recently announced phased implementation of a mandatory initiative called Making Tax Digital for ITSA – also known as MTD for ITSA, it will now be effective from April 2026. Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an initiative from HMRC. This important change is to ensure our UK tax system keeps up with the everchanging world and embraces […]

Paying the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage

As all employers are aware, the Government sets the National Minimum Wage rates each year and they are set to rise on 1st April 2023 as below: Employees aged 23 and over £10.42 per hour (National Living Wage rate) Employees aged 21 -22 £10.18 per hour Employees aged 18-20 £7.49 per hour Employees aged 16-17 […]