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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.

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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If you have a tax problem, call HMRC. Whether you have a tax payment problem or not, it’s worth looking at ways to improve your cash flow management.
Tax issues are complex. Serious tax investigations are likely if HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) suspects your tax returns are inaccurate.
The deadlines for registering for self assessment, filing your self assessment tax return and paying any self assessment tax you owe
Tax penalties can be incurred if you make careless errors, while deliberate tax evasion or fraud can be treated severely - so avoid penalties.
If you are only entitled to basic personal allowances and your tax is straightforward, use this tax, interest and penalty calculator from HMRC.
There’s a difference between losing records through fire or flood and shoddy filing - and HMRC will apply different rules accordingly.
Every company has a responsibility to pay tax, including VAT, PAYE and National Insurance contributions (NIC). This money belongs to HMRC.