Category: Small Business Guides

Whether you are starting a new business or have been self employed for some time, we have assembled a collection of small business guides provided by our expert and experienced accountants.

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Believe in yourself: Lessons in starting a business from Yoga instructor Samantha Bernice

Turning your hobby into your livelihood is a dream for so many people, but Samantha Bernice has actually made it happen. Samantha’s business grew from her passion for yoga and meditation but she quickly realised […]

Small Business Tax Milestones for 2020

Important Tax Milestones in Your First Year as a Small Business Owner

Your first year as the owner of a limited company can seem like a whirlwind of accountancy-related deadlines. There are dates to remember for filing your year-end accounts, your self-assessment tax return, your VAT returns…and a host of different dates for making payment of your various taxes. Here is how you stay on top of everything.

Setting up your limited company

How to set up a new limited company

We know that setting up your own company can be both nerve-wracking and exciting. There’s certainly a lot to think about regarding the services you wish to offer and the type of clients you hope to work for, let alone the admin and tax side of things.

Self Assessment Tax Return

How to Prepare Your Self-Assessment Tax Return

With the deadline for submitting your Self-Assessment Tax Return just around the corner, it’s a good idea to start getting your finances in order so that you don’t have a last-minute panic.

What you need to know about Corporation Tax

What you need to know about Corporation Tax

When you set up and run a limited company using our online bookkeeping service, it’s important to understand how Corporation Tax works. Corporation Tax is based on the profits your company makes; so you must ensure you set aside enough of your company’s income to pay the tax by or before the deadline. Late or inaccurate payment could mean you face fines and penalties from HMRC.

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Stop Stressing About Tax – Start With our 2020 Business Taxes Guide

How and when do you need to pay Corporation Tax?
What would be the most tax-efficient VAT path for your company?
Here’s our new guide for business taxes in 2019/20.

9 Freelancer Websites You Should Add to Your Next Job Search

Freelancing could be a great way to work and live by. The flexibility of working from anywhere at any time, setting up your rates, and choosing which projects to work on or with whom, means […]

How to Maximise Your Tax Efficiency – 15 Top Tax Tips for 2019/20

How to Maximise Your Limited Company Tax Efficiency – 15 Tax Tips for 2019/20

Operating through a limited company structure is usually the best way, for a self-employed individual, contractor or entrepreneur to legitimately and compliantly maximise your tax efficiency. This is because you can take remuneration through an efficient mix of salary and dividends and claim a wide range of legitimate business expenses.

Here are some top tips that could help you save tax either through your company or personally through your self-assessment