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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.


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.


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.

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A sector-by-sector guide to the VAT rules that apply to different businesses; which businesses need to register for VAT and the latest VAT rates.
Guide to common VAT problems: highlighting potential VAT pitfalls so that business owners can avoid making VAT mistakes or breaking VAT rules.
How to keep accurate VAT records and complete VAT returns under Making Tax Digital (MTD) rules.
If your clients now file VAT returns under Making Tax Digital, they need to keep VAT records in the right format. Our guide to their obligations.
Everything you need to know about VAT: from keeping VAT records to completing VAT returns and complying with Making Tax Digital for VAT.
How to simplify VAT using VAT accounting schemes, including the flat rate scheme, the cash accounting scheme and the reverse charge scheme.
The government has announced measures to help businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. 'Time To Pay' could provide the breathing space businesses need.
How to avoid paying tax penalties to HMRC, including penalties for late filing, keeping inaccurate records or making errors on your tax return.
All VAT-registered businesses – regardless of their turnover – must comply with Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT rules from 1 April 2022. Here's what you need to know.
New legislation from HMRC that changes how VAT is handled and paid has come into force. Here's what it means for you.
The roll out of Making Tax Digital continues. Businesses with turnover over the VAT-registration threshold must soon have digital links in place.
To make things easier, HMRC is allowing you to file MTD VAT returns using bridging software if your system isn’t compliant yet. Find out more.
Now the picture has cleared on Making Tax Digital roles and responsibilities, Mike Parkes of GoSimpleVAT explains the role of accountants in MTD.
If you haven't signed up with HMRC to file digital VAT returns and your turnover is over £85,000, you are about to miss an important VAT deadline.
Making Tax Digital will transform the way SMEs communicate with HMRC; these five facts explain what MTD means for UK businesses.