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Self assessment tax returns – HMRC answer your frequently asked questions

Date: 28 October 2020


How are emerging markets evolving?

Date: 28 October 2020


Four loan options for those with a poor credit rating

Date: 14 October 2020


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How financial advice aids emotional wellbeing

COVID-19 concerns have meant that financial and emotional wellbeing are inextricably linked. We look at the benefits of receiving financial advice.

Date: 13 October 2020 By:

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How can you invest while running a business?

Busy business owners may want to invest their earnings and profits but how can they with limited time on their hands. We share four investment methods that need very little management or time.

Date: 8 October 2020 By:

Paper self assessment tax return for the 2019-20 tax year

The paper self assessment tax return - what you need to know

There are three ways to submit a self assessment tax return. This blog looks at how and when you can submit a paper self assessment form.

Date: 6 October 2020 By:

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A beginner's guide to investing in gold

Investors looking for safer investment options in the light of COVID-19 may be considering gold and other precious metals. This beginner's guide to investing in gold tells you what you need to know.

Date: 6 October 2020 By:

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2020: Another bad year for payday lenders?

The last few years has seen several major payday lenders close their doors for the last time. Will 2020 be any different?

Date: 30 September 2020 By:

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Can you claim homeworking expenses during lockdown?

Millions of office workers have been told to work from home if they can during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has left many wondering if they can claim for the additional costs of working from home.

Date: 30 September 2020 By:

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Key tips for managing your accounts as a freelancer

If you're a freelancer, your monthly income will depend heavily on your financial management strategies. These top tips will help you keep your accounts in order and the cash flowing in.

Date: 28 September 2020 By:

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Repaying your debts: different ways of consolidating debt

If you are struggling to pay your debts, you might consider consolidating your debts. But which debt consolidation option is right for you? We outline some of the options.

Date: 21 September 2020 By:

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Changes to Landlord Tax 2020/21

The rates of tax affecting landlords and homeowners change on a frequent basis. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax explains the latest changes to come into force.

Date: 10 August 2020 By:

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What the SEISS extension means for you

The Government Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been supporting the self employed during COVID-19. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax explains how you might be eligible for a second grant.

Date: 3 August 2020 By:

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A guide to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

With the deadline for th first grant approaching, this guide explains the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), who qualifies for it and how to claim.

Date: 6 July 2020 By:

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Is it ever right to sell a house to pay off a debt?

Considering selling a property to pay of a debt? Expert Jonathan Rolande of House Buy Fast recommends that you think before you leap.

Date: 1 July 2020 By:

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Should you defer your second payment on account?

The Government has said taxpayers can delay their second payment on account. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax explores the pros and cons of doing so.

Date: 24 June 2020 By:

A businessman applies for an online loan

The difference between payday and instalment loans

Different loans will have different lending requirements and terms. Discover the difference between a payday and instalment loan.

Date: 22 June 2020 By:

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Cost-effective features to look for in a business vehicle

If you need a business vehicle, you want to make sure you get the best value for money while still offering you all the features you need.

Date: 18 June 2020 By:

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Can investors trust management? A business case for doing an audit

Understand the key role a business audit has in securing investment from external investors

Date: 17 June 2020 By:

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Self assessment advice for returning expats

Self assessment advice for expats that have returned to the UK as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 3 June 2020 By:

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