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Date: 1 May 2024


Annual Donut survey reveals positive picture

Date: 10 April 2024


It's spring and a small business owner is spring cleaning their finances and accounts

Spring clean your business finances and tax admin

Spring cleaning your business finances and tax affairs can be beneficial. You could cut costs, save time, boost profits and understand business performance better. We share seven spring admin tips.

Date: 18 March 2024 By:

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How will 2024 tax and NIC changes impact you?

The Chancellor announced some changes to National Insurance in his Autumn Statement. We look at what is changing in the realm of tax and National Insurance in 2024.

Date: 8 February 2024 By:

A woman is confused by self assessment tax return rules and allowances

Six common sole trader tax return mistakes

Sole trader self assessment tax return mistakes are not uncommon. We explore the six most common mistakes and explain how you can avoid them.

Date: 4 January 2024 By:

Getting ready to complete a self assessment tax return

How to prepare for your self assessment tax return

Do you need to file a self assessment tax return? Read this guide to preparing for the tax return including filing deadlines and the information you will need.

Date: 21 September 2023 By:

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Tax changes you need to know about in 2023

April 6 marks the start of the new UK tax year. Find out what tax changes are planned for 2023 and how could they impact you if you’re a self-employed sole trader?  

Date: 6 April 2023 By:

An overseas national manages his UK business bank account online and through a mobile app.

UK business bank accounts - your options as a non-resident

If you’re doing business in the UK but not a resident, it might still make sense to get a UK bank account to simplify your financial life. Here’s how.

Date: 21 January 2020 By:

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