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What the SEISS extension means for you

Date: 3 August 2020


A guide to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

Date: 6 July 2020


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

Date: 1 July 2020


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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:

A nurse is putting on surgical gloves

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

Simple expenses that self-employed carers and healthcare workers can claim to reduce their tax bill.

Date: 26 May 2020 By:


Day trading vs swing trading

The right marketplace trading style will depend on your appetite for risk, how quickly you want to make returns and the amount of time you can devote to trading.

Date: 30 April 2020 By:

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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:

Young female entrepreneur in glasses uses her laptop to file her self-assessment tax return

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:

A happy businessman smiles as he submits his tax return early

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:

A self employed window cleaner is cleaning windows outside

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:

A landlady welcomes new tenants to their flat in a home of multiple occupation

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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