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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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A new report on business-to-business ecommerce has found that many online retailers have websites that put off potential customers.

Small businesses are spending 15% more on taxes, rates, levies and employment obligations compared to 2011.

New analysis of the self-employed sector has found that job flexibility is the key attraction for today's freelancers.

Pregnant women and new parents returning to work after having children are to be further protected from unfairly losing their jobs under new proposals set out by the government.

Uncertainty over Brexit means that pay for most UK professionals will remain flat in 2019, according to a new survey.

Nearly half of SME employees have quit jobs because of work-related stresses that hadn't been addressed, according to new research.

The government is to waive the planned £65 fee for EU nationals living in the UK who apply for settled status after Brexit.

Government labour market data reveals that almost 76% of the UK population is now in work, the highest employment level for decades.

Small business owners who set up shop in their home town have a higher than average turnover, according to new research.

New research has found that more than half (54%) of workers say they frequently arrive for work already feeling stressed.

UK business groups have expressed their concerns about a potential no-deal Brexit after Parliament rejected the government's proposed withdrawal agreement.

A survey of members of the union Prospect has found that two-thirds of EU citizens working in a range of specialist sectors say they might leave the UK because of Brexit.