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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Prepare Your 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

10 ways HMRC can tell if you are cheating the tax system

In today’s modern digital age, it is increasingly hard to avoid the many methods HMRC uses for catching tax cheats and those looking to bend the rules. HMRC has come a long way in recent […]

Making Tax Digital for VAT

Making Tax Digital for VAT – The Complete Guide for Small Businesses

Starting from April 2019, most VAT registered businesses will have to comply with the new ‘MTD for VAT’ regulations and submit their VAT Tax Returns via MTD compatible software. The current process of applying VAT records to your HMRC tax account will become a way of the past, as your invoices and transactions will be transmitted via what HMRC refers to as; ‘Digital Links’ and ‘Software Bridges’. So, to get a better idea about the adjustments needed and to help you get MTD compliant, we have put together the below, Making Tax Digital for VAT complete guide.

What to look for in a business bank account?

When setting up a limited company there are many things to consider, not least an accountant, as our previous guide explained.  However, an essential element is a limited company bank account as this forms an […]