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Four hidden bank fees when sending money abroad

Date: 11 February 2019

By: Azimo

Surviving your first year in business

Date: 1 February 2019

By: Jamshed Chaudhury

Five essential aspects of business planning

Date: 22 January 2019

By: Jamshed Chaudhary

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How to maximise your R&D tax credit claim

If your business carries out R&D activity, you may be eligible to claim tax breaks. The five key steps to follow in order to take full advantage.

Date: 15 January 2019   By: Wesley Rashid

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Do directors need to file a self assessment tax return?

Recent tribunals have brought into question the automatic requirement for company directors to file a self assessment tax return. Does it effect you?

Date: 10 January 2019   By: Caroline Waters

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Is your accountant ready for Making Tax Digital?

MTD will have a profound impact over the next few years - not least on how accountants support their business clients. Benjamin Dyer explains.

Date: 9 January 2019   By: Benjamin Dyer

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Do you need an accountant to file your tax return?

Many sole traders would say tax isn't their strongest suit - but is it worth paying an accountant to do your self assessment? We look at the options.

Date: 9 January 2019   By: Simple Tax

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Five ways to avoid the tax pinch at Christmas

The festive season is a time for celebrating - and spending. Five handy tips for saving on your tax bill in the build-up to the new year.

Date: 10 December 2018   By: GoSimpleTax

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Avoid the January tax return rush

In the run-up to Christmas, your tax return is the last thing on your mind. But getting things in order early could be an early gift to yourself.

Date: 28 November 2018   By: GoSimpleTax

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The frozen VAT threshold - a victory for small business?

Despite concerns that the Chancellor would slash the VAT threshold, it has instead been frozen until 2022. But what does this mean for small firms?

Date: 5 November 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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The tax perk you could be missing out on

Many people are unaware that being married can help them retain more of their earnings by reducing their tax bill. Here's how to take advantage.

Date: 18 September 2018   By: GoSimple

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How to build your business fleet

Building and running business vehicles can be extremely expensive - so it's important not to make costly mistakes. Here's how to get it right.

Date: 31 July 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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How to set up a company car scheme

Offering your employees company cars can keep them happy, motivated and productive. The key questions to ask yourself before making a purchase.

Date: 27 July 2018   By: Victoria Harrison

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Don't let the new tax year make a fool of you

The new tax year begins in April and with it comes a whole new raft of tax thresholds and limits and changes to many statutory pay rates.

Date: 5 April 2018   By: Fiona Prior

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Take the stress out of quarterly VAT returns

From next year, any business over the VAT threshold will need to submit tax returns digitally. How to get your house in order in time for the switch.

Date: 14 March 2018   By: SimpleTax

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Five things you need to know about Making Tax Digital

Digital tax is still a source of frustration and confusion for many entrepreneurs. Susan Rahman explains where we are now - and what's to come.

Date: 26 February 2018   By: Susan Rahman

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Could you qualify for R&D tax credits?

Many companies are surprised to learn they can claim tax credits on their innovations - but you may miss the deadline if you don't act fast.

Date: 7 February 2018   By: ForrestBrown

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HMRC makes tax self-assessment easy

HMRC offers a selection of live webinars, online guides and short YouTube videos to help you complete your self-assessment tax return

Date: 11 January 2018   By:

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Simple ways to pay your tax bill

The online self-assessment tax deadline is fast approaching. Here are the different ways you can pay HMRC the tax you owe.

Date: 8 January 2018   By: SimpleTax

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What hairdressers can claim as a tax deduction

Mike Parkes explains what expenses and tax deductions are available to self-employed hairdressers when they file their tax returns.

Date: 23 October 2017   By: Mike Parkes

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