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Effective tax planning is essential if you are to minimise your tax bills. Simple tax planning can significantly reduce your tax liabilities.
The self-assessment tax return is an unavoidable burden if you are liable for self-employed tax or have complicated income tax affairs.
Corporation tax is charged on a company's profits. If you trade as a limited company, ensure that paying this tax is as painless as possible.
National Insurance Contributions (NICs) are payable whether you are self-employed or employed by your own company, although different rates apply.
As well as your legal obligations, you’ll want to ensure that payroll is painless and that you use any opportunities to improve your tax-efficiency.
Effective VAT planning aims to ensure that VAT is relatively painless, and that you are reclaiming as much as possible of the VAT you pay.
Capital gains are made when you sell something for more money than you paid for it. As a result, you can be subject to tax. Take professional advice.
Business property taxes apply to businesses with commercial premises.There are two commercial property taxes: business rates and stamp duty land tax.
If you have tax problems or face a tax investigation, it pays to seek professional advice and you must act rather than just hoping for the best.
The rate of income tax payable depends on age, marital status, earnings or savings income level beyond an initial tax-free allowance.
Almost all non-domestic properties are liable to business rates with a few exemptions. This video from the Valuation Office Agency explains.
Effective business tax planning relies on understanding what taxes apply — and how to minimise them. You need to look not only at business taxes, but
All employers are required to enrol eligible employees into a workplace pension scheme. Read our introduction to the rules and what your auto-enrolment obligations are.
Understanding the financial records and receipts that you must keep and the expenses you can claim: a guide for self-employed sole traders.
The pros and cons of company cars for employers and employees; how to save tax paid on company cars.
How to create a business filing system to store business data and customer records securely, meet GDPR regulations and dispose of records at the right time.
Once your sales reach the annual threshold, you must register for VAT. Our guide to when and how to register, and what you need to do once you have.
A sector-by-sector guide to the VAT rules that apply to different businesses; which businesses need to register for VAT and the latest VAT rates.
IR35 tax rules for UK contractors and freelancers: Seb Maley of Qdos answers questions on the new IR35 tax rules for contractors.
Tax rules when employing a family member in your business; including rules on employing your spouse and employing your children.
How to pay your tax bill: a guide to paying the tax you owe to HMRC, including online payments, paying by cheque, paying by direct debit and paying tax via your bank.
A guide to all the UK tax year dates and tax return deadlines for taxpayers and businesses.
How to submit VAT returns under Making Tax Digital (MTD), including advice on MTD rules and using MTD-compatible software and accounting apps.
RDEC credits and why smaller companies might claim them. RDEC qualifying criteria, RDEC rates and how to make an expenditure credit claim
A guide to research and development grants, including information on government grants, how to apply for a grant and R&D Tax Credits.
Which companies are eligible for SME research and development tax credits, what costs you can claim and how to claim. How grants affect tax credits
How to register for self assessment online, find your Tax Reference Number (UTR) and set up a personal tax account on the HMRC website.
Frustrated that a big slice of your profits goes to the taxman? Ben Dyer explains how to (legally and ethically) minimise how much tax you pay.