Category: Tax

Start Up Planning

It is very tempting, when starting a new business, to think only about the day to day trading, and opt for the cheapest method of starting-up by opting for free-banking and avoiding the “perceived” expense of solicitors and accountants. A

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Self Assessment Checklist

PERSONAL SELF ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST 16/17 Period Covered: 6th April 2016 to 5th April 2017 In order for us to prepare your personal tax return, please provide full details of all aspects of your personal financial affairs.  If in doubt whether

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Contractor Expenses

It’s no surprise that HMRC do not publish a comprehensive list of allowable contractor expenses. With tax, the devil is in the detail, and what constitutes allowable expenses can vary from business to business dependant upon the exact facts as

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Salary or Dividends

Tax Advice Guides – in association with Taxcafe A freelancer or contractor working through their own personal service company needs to carefully plan how they drawo//ut money from their company. You need to know the right mix and not get

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IR35

The much hated and confusing IR35 continues to be the hot-topic for freelancers, IT consultants and contractors. Introduced in 2000, it was aimed at stopping people who were, in reality, employees, from benefiting from the tax and national benefits of operating

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