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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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The general UK VAT rules apply to all businesses. The rules specify which size businesses need to register for VAT, different VAT rates.
It can be easy to make mistakes with VAT - and ignorance is no defence. Here's our guide to some of the possible pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Under Making Tax Digital (MTD), the rules on how to submit VAT returns changed on 1 April 2019; here’s how to make sure you are compliant.
As well as ensuring you comply with your legal obligations under the "Making Tax Digital" initiative, maintaining accurate, current VAT records makes it easy to get the VAT you paid back.
If your clients now file VAT returns under Making Tax Digital, they also need to keep VAT records in the right format. Our guide to their obligations.
The VAT return summarises your sales and purchases and the VAT relating to them. All the information you need should be in your VAT records.
VAT accounting schemes can make your life easier, simplifying your VAT accounting and in some cases improve your cash flow.
The government has announced measures to help businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. 'Time To Pay' could provide the breathing space businesses need.
Tax penalties can be incurred if you make careless errors, while deliberate tax evasion or fraud can be treated severely - so avoid penalties.
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.
MTD will have a profound impact over the next few years - not least on how accountants support their business clients. Benjamin Dyer explains.
Despite concerns that the Chancellor would slash the VAT threshold, it has instead been frozen until 2022. But what does this mean for small firms?