UK Company Template

This template is a Castaway file tailored for a UK company. To create a new UK forecast:

  • download this file and save it as a 'master' file
  • in Windows Explorer, copy the 'master' file and save it as a new working file
  • in Castaway, go to File > Open and then open the saved copy
  • start building the forecast as normal

This file creates a 1 year forecast starting April 2018. To change the forecast period or start month, open the file in Castaway and go to Data > Alter Forecast Dates


The specific settings for the UK include:

  • Chart of Accounts refers to Corporation Tax and VAT
  • Default VAT rate is set to 20%
  • Reports refer to VAT, PAYE, NIC and Corporation Tax
  • Corporate Tax rate set to 19%
  • Corporate Tax payments set to quarterly instalments per HMRC schedules
  • PAYE/Employer NIC payments set to monthly with 22 day payment terms
  • VAT returns set to quarterly on 37 day payment terms

Download the UK Castaway base file here:

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