Most summer holidays so far, I’ve tried to plan and re-plan and schedule the holidays as best as possible. This is so that the girls are not completely bored and also so they don’t forget what they have learnt so far. However, this summer holiday I’ve not planned anything at all. This summer holiday I’ve decided to just go with the flow and see what happens. Continue reading “Summer Holidays are coming….”
These are just my favourite accounting apps and in the link to their website, which can be found by clicking the title, has no affiliate links that I benefit from. There are obviously so many accounting apps out there that will help you sort out your finances and keep you on top of your paperwork and sometimes you just have to use trial and error to find the ones you are happy with. Continue reading “My Favourite Accounting Apps”
Last Thursday I attended the women in tax meeting at the RSM offices in Leicester. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would it be formal? Would I have to talk about anything? I’m I intelligent enough to talk about anything tax related? It has been a while since I felt proficient in tax. The most I do now are personal tax returns. And I do generally leave it till the end of the year to really worry and think about them. Continue reading “Women in Tax – Leicester”
Here are my top 5 parenting blogs and why I like them. There are so many parenting blogs that its too hard to narrow down the best 5 but I have given it a go and these are my favourite mummy bloggers! Maybe I’ll do another one later on. Continue reading “My Top 5 Parenting Blogs”
I’m still none the wiser as to what I am doing with my life. I’ve written about it in this post on Accountingweb which you can read here: confusion-and-plans
However, since writing this post, I was driving down from my mum’s house at around 7pm. Usually, I can take it or leave it when it comes to driving however, this time I really did enjoy the drive. The girls had both fallen asleep, (one of the main reason for driving home at around 7pm) and the sky was turning from bright yellow sunlight and wishing I had sunglasses on, to a red sky with orange streaks, to a dusky blue with strains of the leftover orange . It was so beautiful especially with my favourite Bollywood songs softly playing in the background (another ploy to get the girls to fall asleep). Continue reading “Still none the wiser”
A dictionary definition and its simplest explanation, income tax is the tax levied on personal income that you earn.
What is personal income?
Personal income that is taxed in this way is made up of:
- Income received from employment including benefits in kind
- Your profits on self-employment
- Pension received
- Rental income
- Some state benefits – a list of what is and isn’t taxable can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/income-tax/taxfree-and-taxable-state-benefits
- Income from trust
As always, things are changing in our house and as usual I am in panic mode which means sleepless nights and worrying about things that are out of my control. Everything always works out for the best in the end so I should just relax and let go of what I can’t control. But as a worry wart, that’s one thing I can’t seem to do. Continue reading “Changes and worries”