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Self assessment advice for returning expats

Date: 3 June 2020


Self-employed healthcare worker? Key tax savings you can make

Date: 26 May 2020


Day trading vs swing trading

Date: 30 April 2020


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Ethical Investing – Why it might be right for you in 2020

Has COVID-19 make you rethink your approach to business and investment? Discover why 2020 could be the year you start your ethical portfolio.

Date: 23 April 2020 By:

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Where should the self-employed start this new tax year?

Everything is up in the air thanks to COVID-19 but what do we know for certain and how can this help us in the long run?

Date: 21 April 2020 By:

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Be tax savvy: file early in 2020

There are many benefits from filing your self assessment tax return early from reduced stress, more time to prepare and no late filing penalties.

Date: 15 April 2020 By:

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COVID-19 support for the self employed

The government has announced assistance for the self-employed during the COVID-19 outbreak. To qualify self assessment tax returns must be up to date.

Date: 27 March 2020 By:

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How to find the right price point for your product

Getting your pricing right is essential if you are to lure in customers. These strategies will help you set your prices and make profit from each sale

Date: 26 March 2020 By:

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A guide to tax changes for landlords

What will tax changes mean for landlords in 2020? We look at changes to homes of multiple occupation, capital gains tax and the personal allowance.

Date: 23 March 2020 By:

A young couple move in together, after pooling their financial resources to buy a house.

Managing your shared financial future

Legal & General surveyed more than 1,000 Britons to get their take on sharing their finances, and what may be changing with younger generations.

Date: 19 March 2020 By:

Chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, prepares the 2020 budget statement

Budget statement 2020: round up of the key announcements

The chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has been in post for less than one month. He announced the government's updated economic forecasts and spending plans.

Date: 11 March 2020 By:

A self-employed couple apply for and are granted a mortgage based on their circumstances.

Getting a mortgage when you’re self-employed

Don’t assume that mortgage lenders will only be concerned with your income and credit history. Employment status is also important - here’s why.

Date: 26 February 2020 By:


Sole traders - preparing for the new tax year

We’re getting closer to 6 April. GoSimpleTax’s Mike Parkes has a few tips and suggestions to bear in mind as the 2019/20 tax year winds down.

Date: 20 February 2020 By:

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Did you miss the filing deadline?

In 2019 700,000 missed the tax return deadline. What penalties can you expect if you missed the 2020 self-assessment deadline or can't pay your bill?

Date: 3 February 2020 By:

A sales executive drives her company car home from a meeting with a client.

How to claim business mileage as an expense

Companies that need to reimburse employees for business travel can claim the payments against their corporation tax. What you need to know.

Date: 21 January 2020 By:

A small business owner worries about the impact of currency fluctuations on his firm’s operations.

What does forex volatility mean for UK businesses?

Market volatility has always been something UK businesses have had to contend with, but Brexit caused unprecedented uncertainty. Is the end in sight?

Date: 21 January 2020 By:

A business owner sits behind a big stack of financial documents, worrying about the tax return deadline.

Three good reasons to file your tax return today

Get the new year off to a calm and organised start. Getting your Self Assessment out of the way early can pay dividends, explains Mike Parkes.

Date: 6 January 2020 By:

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Who needs a UTR number, anyway?

If you don’t have a UTR, you won’t be able to file your Self Assessment tax return - which could lead to some heavy fines. How to get yours.

Date: 17 December 2019 By:

A small business owner fills in her Self Assessment tax return, using a calculator to work out key figures.

How to prepare for the tax return deadline

If you need to fill in a Self Assessment tax return this year, we’re guessing you’re dreading January. Make it easy on yourself with these tips.

Date: 17 December 2019 By:

A businessman pitches for funding to a group of business investors.

Getting your start-up’s investment pitch right

Every stage of a start-up needs a different funding pitch. Here's what investors are looking for at each phase of your business’ development.

Date: 11 December 2019 By:

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