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We're here with practical tax information for your business. Find out about business taxes, tax planning and more.


We've scoured the web to get you the most up-to-date advice which includes the most useful tools on offer from the officials themselves.

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.

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.

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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.
The rules on corporation tax for UK limited companies including corporation tax deadlines and how to file a corporation tax return.
A guide to business bookkeeping, including keeping financial records, using financial software and reconciling bank statements.
Corporation tax guide for small business owners. How to calculate and pay corporation tax and minimise the amount of tax you have to pay.
Reduce your corporation tax liability using corporation tax reliefs and allowances including the annual investment allowance and other allowable expenses.
Tax breaks, tax reliefs and tax allowances for employers including employment allowance, Patent Box relief, business rates relief and annual investment allowance.
A corporation tax calculator can help you to estimate your corporation tax liabilities, but corporation tax calculations can be complex.
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
The HMRC directors' loan accounts toolkit can help anyone completing a company tax return to avoid the common mistakes relating to directors' loan accounts.