We've partnered with 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 ...

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 ...

Fantastic Monthly Payment Plan

There are so many positives to monthly online accounting (see our 'We've partnered with QuickBooks Online' post). However, if you've recently handed over a hefty sum to an accountant/bookkeeper, or even a more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...