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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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The TUC and the GMB have introduced a "model passport" to make sure disabled people have the support they need to flourish at work.

In 2017, the Conservative party made a manifesto promise to give firms that employ those from disadvantaged groups a one-year national insurance holiday.

UK small businesses say Facebook is the social media site they use the most, according to new research.

Regulation, heavy workloads and economic uncertainty are taking their toll on the UK's small business owners, according to a new study. 

New research has found that almost two-thirds of senior decision-makers in UK businesses are in favour of all tax accounts being digitalised.

New employment data shows that the UK's strong labour market is being driven in part by the rise in the self-employed.

A new survey has found that more than one in two UK office workers believe their health is being impaired by their workplace.

The UK small business organisation wants to end late payments and stop supply chain bullying.

The number of UK exporters that expect to have to increase their prices because of rising costs has gone up, according to a new report.

Inflation and a continuing skills shortage are pushing up salaries in the private sector, according to a new report.

A new report has warned that self-employed workers in the UK may need to keep working until they are almost 80 to build up a big enough pension pot.

One in three smaller businesses expects access to finance to become more difficult after Brexit, according to a new report.