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Five advantages when small businesses recruit new staff

Date: 28 July 2021

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Joining the small business ranks

Date: 27 July 2021

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A leatherworker makes products to sell online
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Making money online: when your hobby becomes taxable income

What are your obligations when your hobby becomes a source of income? Learn how much you can earn before tax is payable and how to pay.

Date: 22 June 2021 By:

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Tax implications when starting a business

When you start a business, you become responsible for reporting and paying your own tax and National Insurance via Self Assessment.

Date: 7 May 2021 By:

A man completed his self assessment tax return
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Self assessment tax return tips: filling in the form fast

If you haven’t submitted a self assessment before, it can be a tricky experience - and you’ll need to allow more time than you think. Three pro tips.

Date: 19 January 2021 By:

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Employment Allowance for start up businesses explained

The Employment Allowance enables small businesses to reduce their Class 1 NICs. Discover what the Employment Allowance is and whether your business qualifies.

Date: 20 October 2020 By:

A self-employed taxi driver stands by his car at a taxi rank, waiting for a passenger.
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A guide to self assessment for taxi drivers

Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax provides a step-by-step guide to filing the self assessment tax return for self-employed taxi and Uber drivers.

Date: 20 February 2020 By:

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

A cheerful entrepreneur relaxes after completing her self assessment tax return with time to spare.
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Five tips for avoiding self assessment panic

Are you one of those who leaves their online tax return till the very last possible moment? Save yourself the stress this year with these simple tips.

Date: 6 January 2020 By:

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Three tips for handling the paper tax return deadline

With 31 October fast approaching, Mike Parkes from GoSimpleTax explains how to prepare your paper Self Assessment return and file with confidence.

Date: 24 October 2019 By:

An interior designer is working with architect's drawings, material and colour samples representing self-employment concept
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Do I need to register as a self-employed sole trader?

Do you know your employment status and what do you need to do if you have earnings from self-employment? Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax talks us through.

Date: 18 September 2019 By:

A bar manager is looking bored at work as his workplace is quiet
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Self-employed? How to make the most of the quiet months

Just because work goes quiet over the summer months, there's still plenty of jobs to do. Mike Parkes of GoSimpleTax shares some admin you can tackle.

Date: 13 August 2019 By:

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