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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.

VAT

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.

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Many contractors have been wrongly classified as employees by public sector employers, according to the findings of a new investigation.

Late payment is widespread across the entire public sector and is putting many small businesses at risk, according to new research.

New research has found that over half of Brits have had to take time off work because of stress but many bosses say they don't know how to help.

Four in five small businesses have unqualified staff managing their finances, according to new research.

A new survey of self-employed professionals has found that confidence in the UK economy is diminishing as Brexit approaches. 

More than half of UK office workers are unhappy with their workplace dress code according to new research.

A new study has identified the fixtures and equipment that waste the most energy in small business premises.

Small firms have been reporting areas where they can't get a reliable mobile signal as part of a new campaign by the British Chambers of Commerce.

A new report predicts that UK exports of goods and services will continue to rise and will double by 2030.

After many years of rapid growth, the number of self-employed people in the UK has reached a plateau, according to new Government figures.

The latest Government statistics show that wages have grown by 2.8% compared to a year earlier.

Business leaders' confidence in the economy has returned to positive territory for the first time in almost a year.