Budget 2021

Latest update following the chancellor's Budget on 3 March 2021. As is the case with all announcements, it will be several days before the full details become clear and several weeks before the finer details are thrashed out ...

What food and drink expenses can I claim?

HMRC's general rule is that an expense can only be claimed if it is incurred wholly and exclusively for the purposes of the trade. It would therefore seem quite difficult to argue that eating and drinking would fall into ...

Trade Partners - Studio Ninja

We're really 'stoked' to partner with Chris and the team at Studio Ninja in Melbourne, the world's most user-friendly business management software for photographers. Why do we love Studio Ninja? It's so simple to use ...

Covid-19 - Winter Economy Plan

Latest update following the government's announcement on 5 November 2020. As is the case with all announcements, it will be several days before the full details become clear and several weeks before the finer ...

What can I claim for "Use of Home as Office"?

If you're self-employed and working from home, you're entitled to claim for part of the running costs of your home against your tax bill. The simplest way to do this is by using HMRC's "Flat Rate Method". If you're a sole trader ...

We've partnered with QuickBooks Online

As IT savvy photographers and image makers, we just know you're going to love QuickBooks Online. We do, which is why we've partnered with them and include Intuit's cloud accounting software with all of our monthly services ...

Do I need a High Street Accountant?

Back in the late noughties, when we were photographing a large number of weddings, our bank manager advised us to use a local high street accountant, one of the largest in the area. Not wanting to risk harming our ...