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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 UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook.

One in five UK sole traders is preparing for proposed off-payroll reforms even though the new IR35 legislation won't affect them, research has revealed.

A new study has found that small business leaders interfere in people management more than they do in other business disciplines.

Twelve months after the introduction of new data privacy legislation, many organisations are struggling to meet their obligations.

Nearly one in three ethnic minority employees has been told to adopt a "western work name" by their boss, according to a new study.

New research from MoneySuperMarket reveals the most and least expensive places to insure a home.

New research from MoneySuperMarket reveals the most and least expensive places to insure a home.

Following recent publication of its new report, the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) wants employers to gain a better understanding of obesity.

The Prime Minister's latest offer to allow MPs a vote on a second referendum if they back her EU Withdrawal Bill has been more warmly welcomed by the CBI than by many MPs.

There are 374,000 more employees in the UK working from home when compared to 10 years ago, according to new TUC analysis.

According to recent research, the UK is the world’s 13th best country in which to start a business.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) believes “Britain’s jobs boom” will continue into the next quarter, as “employers shrug off the uncertainty around Brexit with new hires”.