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VAT codes to use when bookkeeping in Xero

Different accounting software treat their VAT or tax rates in different ways, even though they might be called the same. This quick guide should point you in the right direction for which rate to use in which situation: Xero No VAT – These transactions will not appear...

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Mortgage References for People in Business

Applying for a new mortgage or re-mortgage can be a stressful and time-consuming task for anyone. At least for people in full time employment there is a good chance that their income will have been consistent over the last few years. Unfortunately, people running...

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What is the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)?

This is a government-backed scheme that protects a tenant and the deposit they initially put down when entering into a new tenancy agreement. This amount is decided by the landlord and is typically in proportion to the monthly rent up to a maximum of 5 weeks’ rent (or...

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