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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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November 2019

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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned millions of tax-payers to watch out for fraudsters in the run up to the 31 January self-assessment deadline.

A new survey has found that more than four in ten employers say they need help implementing flexible working as the demand for flexible hours rises.

The six-month decline in UK retail sales ended in November, according to the latest quarterly CBI Distributive Trends survey.

Three-quarters of British workers say they'd be happy to work alongside robotic technology if it meant they could reduce manual processes.

Boris Johnson has told the CBI conference this week that a proposed corporation tax cut would be postponed under a Conservative government and the money saved would be spent on the NHS.

A new global business survey has found that UK small firms are the least likely to invest during the remainder of 2019 as the threat of a UK recession in 2020 looms.

More than a third of UK workers have thought about quitting their job due to stress and millions of working days are lost to mental health-related issues every year.

Many older workers are joining the ranks of the self-employed and are benefitting from that decision, according to new research.

Research conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has found that optimism among the UK's self-employed workers is in negative territory for fifth straight quarter.

New research shows that adverse credit is affecting many limited company and self-employed mortgage applications.

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed (IPSE) has launched its manifesto ahead of the general election, calling for new policies to support the UK's five million freelancers.

Rural businesses across the UK will benefit from £35 million in government funding to create new jobs, boost tourism and unlock growth in rural areas.