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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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More and more micro-business owners in the UK now spend their holidays switching between business and leisure.

Over three-fifths of business owners have no succession plan in place and do not know how they will leave their business, according to a new study.

Employees across all industries are worried about reporting injuries sustained in the workplace to their employer for fear of making them angry, according to new research.

More than two-fifths of self-employed workers do not have a pension and a third say they can't afford to save for retirement, according to new research.

Business secretary Greg Clark has announced new plans to safeguard workers, pensions and small suppliers when a company goes bust.

The Government has published the first tranche of technical notices outlining the detailed implications of a no-deal exit from the European Union.

Post-millennial Generation Z employees value workplace perks more than any other age group, according to new research.

International trade secretary Liam Fox has set out a plan to make Britain a "21st century exporting superpower".

Confidence in the economy among directors has fallen to its lowest point in 2018, according to the findings of a new survey by the IoD.

A new survey of 2,000 UK employees has found that senior managers are the least trusted people in the workplace.

The Federation of Small Businesses has launched its search to find the best small businesses from across the UK.

Taxpayers could face tough penalties if they fail to declare their income on foreign assets before new legislation comes into force.