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Welcome to our Podcast hub

At Ellacotts, we aim to bring you a series of informative podcasts on different areas of business and key information for individuals.

Click on the podcast below to access it via Apple, Spotify or Anchor.

Tax-free Christmas gifts

In this podcast, Ann Bibby and Chris Slatter will explain how you can reward your staff this Christmas without incurring any tax or National Insurance liabilities.

Tax free gifts

Tax issues with land development

In this podcast, Ann Bibby and Joanne Wright explain what to be aware of when you have a land development project, including:

  • Entrepreneurs’ Relief where available
  • Rollover Relief
  • Double tax charge
  • Land pooling
  • Overage
  • VAT option or promotion

Land development

Job Support Scheme

In this podcast, Chanelle Webb and Ann Bibby explain how the new Job Support Scheme will work.

They also cover other recently announced government support packages.

Job Support Scheme

Tax pitfalls of buying and selling residential property

In this podcast, Ann Bibby and Joanne Wright discuss the tax pitfalls to be aware of when buying and selling a residential property including:

  • New 30 day reporting rules for Capital Gains Tax
  • Furnished holiday lets – sale of a residential property or a business
  • Principle Private Residence Relief – what does it cover?
  • What happens if you own more than one property?
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax:
    • Multiple dwellings relief
    • Mixed use
    • Stamp duty holiday

Buying and selling property

An Introduction to Xero Cloud Accounting Podcast

In this 30 minute podcast, Harry Hale and Alan Blincowe who are Xero Certified Advisors in our Business and Tax Services team talk about Xero and the benefits to your business including:

  • What is Xero and why should you have it?
  • How Xero integrates with your bank account
  • Invoicing – Sales awaiting payment, raising and emailing invoices and payment services
  • Everything you need to know about bills
  • Contact information for suppliers and customers
  • Reporting functions to see how your business is performing

Coronavirus Support Schemes Podcast

In this 30 minute podcast, Ann Bibby and Chanelle Webb explain the latest updates to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), including part time furloughing, employer contributions from August and the second SEISS grant.

Does your business qualify for R&D Tax credits?

In this 30 minute podcast, Charlotte Toemaes and Ann Bibby discuss R & D Tax Incentives, including who is eligible, how to claim them and things to look out for.