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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.

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.

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Company capital gains tax can be reduced, deferred or eliminated altogether by making use of available allowances, reliefs and exemptions.
Personal and business capital gains are treated differently, depending on whether you are self-employed or trade as a limited company.
Selling a business is a big deal. But relief at the successful conclusion to years of work can be tempered by the reality of a substantial tax bill.
Private residence relief allows most homeowners to sell their homes without being liable for any capital gains tax on property profits.
This toolkit provides guidance to tax advisers and those completing a SA tax return on the common errors in relation to Capital Gains Tax for shares.
This toolkit supports tax advisers by providing guidance on the errors often found in tax returns re capital allowances for plant and machinery.
A capital gain is the difference between what you paid for something and the amount you sell it for. The bad news is, you have to pay tax on it.