Skip to main content
We're here with practical tax information for your business. Find out about business taxes, tax planning and more.

Search

We've scoured the web to get you the most up-to-date advice which includes the most useful tools on offer from the officials themselves.

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.

Business property taxes apply to businesses with commercial premises.There are two commercial property taxes: business rates and stamp duty land tax.

Resource topics

8 results shown
Stamp duty land tax is payable on property and land purchases above set SDLT thresholds and applies to both freehold and leasehold transactions.
Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (previously called Annual Residential Property tax) is payable on certain high-value, enveloped properties.
UK business rates, which are largely unavoidable, are a tax on non-domestic property and they vary depending where the premises are located.
If you work from home, you may be liable for business rates for the part of your home you use for work - in addition to council tax on the rest.
Stamp duty, capital gains tax and other tax considerations can be important elements of a corporate finance transaction. Tax planning is key.
This toolkit helps business owners renting property to complete tax returns correctly.
Buy-to-let landlords can't claim tax relief on all mortgage interest; so should you transfer your property into a limited company?
This is what our small business experts and commentators hoped and expected from Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement in December 2014.