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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.


March 2018

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One in five 18-24 year-olds say they have rejected a potential employer because they were put off by the state of the premises, according to new research.

A quarter of small UK retailers expect to see an increase in sales over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Confidence among UK small firms is rising according to the Federation of Small Businesses.

A new study has found that busy start-up owners are devoting less than a day per month to market their business.

After several years of rises, the latest labour market statistics show that the number of self-employed people in the UK has fallen by 22,000 in the past year.

Uptake of shared parental leave has been slow since it was introduced but new research suggests that attitudes could be changing.

Most small businesses now have a social media policy in place but new research finds that there is a significant difference between what managers expect and what employees actually do.

Kitchin Table allows business women to turn their homes into female co-working spaces and build relationships with other entrepreneurs.

The British Chambers of Commerce is lobbying for better mobile phone coverage across the UK as part of its new campaign, No More Not Spots.

A new report reveals that the recent growth in self-employment has been driven by highly skilled freelancers not the gig economy.

New VAT rules have come into force for online traders and marketplaces aimed at cracking down on tax evasion.

Attitudes to bloggers and social media stars that make money via affiliate links may be changing according to new research.