Entries by Vicky Tayler



Part of the government’s plan is ‘Making Tax Digital’, and by introducing this, it is set to make it easier and more simplistic for businesses to run properly. It will help them keep on top of their finances, and ensure they get their tax right the first time. HMRC has a huge ambition to become […]


Top tips to finding a great Bookkeeper

Deciding to outsource your bookkeeping is a big decision. You’ve decided that it will be cost-effective but now you need to find the right Bookkeeper for you. Here are my top tips for what to look for when outsourcing your bookkeeping; 1 – Referrals Without a doubt, this is the best way to find a […]


Do I need a Bookkeeper?

I often get asked this question. Afterall, most small businesses don’t want or need any extra expense in their business so, is it really necessary to outsource this particular task or would you be better off, doing it yourself? The simple answer is, there is no simple answer. It really does depend on you, your […]

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Quickbooks Making Tax Digital Certified

At Rosemary Bookkeeping Newbury & Basingstoke, we are pleased to say we are Quickbooks Making Tax Digital Certified. If you need to get ready for Making Tax Digital and don’t know where to start, what it means, or if it applies to you? Get in touch today and we can arrange a free bookkeeping health check […]

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About Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital will change the way your business pays its taxes to HMRC. It is a scheme by the UK government to make it easier for businesses and individuals to manage their taxes. The first stage comes into play on 1st April 2019 and is called Making Tax Digital for VAT. From that date, […]


What are Allowable Expenses?

When it comes to carrying out your self-assessment, it’s hard to know what can and can’t be included as allowable expenses. Contrary to popular belief, the government want you to succeed in business so will allow you to spend on certain items in your business without having to pay the tax for them. With that […]


Making a difference

Making a difference is what motivates bookkeeper Neeta, as she celebrates the second anniversary of ‘taking the plunge’! If you take a look at what was happening in the news on Thursday, September 1st, 2016, you might struggle to find anything significant. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were exchanging their non-stop verbal blows in the […]

10 Important Things Every Small Business Should Do

According to statistics published in 2017, about one-fifth of business startups fail in the first year and about half of all employer establishments fail within five years. Only about one third survive ten years or more. If you are thinking of starting a small business, get the right processes and steps in place to make sure you […]


Top Tips – How To Choose Your Bookkeeping Software

If you run a business of any size, you’ve probably used accounting and bookkeeping software at some point. Accounting software makes it easy for you to track your business’s financial health and monitor the way money moves in and out of your business. You can use it to create invoices, track expenses and generate a […]


10 Bookkeeping Basics You Need To Know

As a business owner, you’re probably a master of doing what it is your business does. Most small business owners and startups are. But being able to deliver an amazing service and run a team aren’t the only elements to running a business. In fact, you could be a fantastic business owner, but still flunk […]


Employ or Outsource Bookkeeping

Should I employ an in-house bookkeeper or outsource the work?  Congratulations! You have a successful business and have seen significant growth and healthy profits from all your hard work. You worked those long hours, perhaps over the weekends, sacrificing family time and even some ‘You’ time in order to achieve your dream of running your […]


Taking Your Accounting Mobile

The life of a small business owner is never boring. There is always something new to do, somewhere new to be, and anything that can be done on the move, will be. So it makes sense that business owners would want to manage their accounts on the go. Mobile phones, tablets and laptops have made […]