The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has discovered that many SMEs are being hit by a rise in the level of flat rate VAT.
Hundreds of entrepreneurs have been prevented from completing their tax returns online due to a software bug on HM Revenue & Customs' (HMRC) system.
Accountax, an accountancy, tax and employment law consultancy, has been bought by Abbey Protection plc, a supplier of legal and professional fee insurance products and services.
Almost a third of small businesses say they will need extra funding to cope with the increase in VAT, a study finds.
According to research from new bank
20% VAT Rise
HMRC has recently announced changes to online filing of company tax returns and payment of corporation tax.
HMRC has now announced new rates for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Ordinary Statutory Paternity Pay (OSPP), Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (ASPP) and Statutory Adopti