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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.

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.

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Employee benefits can be complicated. You need to ensure that your payroll systems deal with employee benefits properly and report in real time.
You are legally obliged to operate PAYE for any employee with an income above the lower earnings limit.
Pay is an important issue for you and your employees. Incentive pay can form a key part of that offer if you get your incentive pay scheme right.
HMRC expect you to file pay information accurately and on time - and employees also won't be happy if they aren't paid correctly. Managing payroll.
Employers pay employer National Insurance contributions (NICs) for each employee, and also collect their employees’ contributions. Our guide to NICs.
Find out about how RTI penalties could apply to your business, depending on how many people you employ in each PAYE scheme, in this HMRC factsheet.
Taking on a first employee is a big step for any business. This e-tutorial from HMRC will take you through the process of becoming an employer.
Reporting payroll in 'real time' (RTI) is now mandatory. We find out if now is the time to start using payroll software or to outsource it.
To work out how much income you are likely to receive from your pension, visit the Money Advice Service website for a pension forecast.
Every worker has a tax code issued by HMRC. But what are they for and how do you know if yours is correct? We answer key questions about tax codes.
Company cars can be a popular employee benefit - but employers need to be aware of the tax implications of different vehicles. Our guide.
The Employment Allowance reduces the amount of employer’s Class 1 NICs payable. Find out how it works, who qualifies and how to claim.
Tony Shanks of Tax Rebate Services provides useful advice on how to make sure you and your employees aren't missing out on mileage tax allowances.
Visit the HMRC website for guidance and tools to help you understand what to do when paying an employee for the first time under the RTI system.
The Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) affects businesses involved in construction and some businesses which spend large amounts on construction.