Starting Your Self-Employed Journey?
With so much information out there, how do you know whose advice to trust? If you’re a side hustler or sole trader looking for a trusted resource to guide you through how to set up a business, from handling taxes to bookkeeping, you’re in the right place.
Here you’ll find easy to follow resources, guides & templates on topics like HMRC registration, side hustle taxes and invoicing. Jargon-free guaranteed.
Not sure where to start with going self-employed? Start here! In this guide, I explain how HMRC registration & taxes work along with some other useful stuff you need to know when you embark on your journey to be your own boss.
A Detailed Guide
Taxes are a complicated subject. In this guide, I simplify the topic of self-employment taxes. Read this guide to find out exactly how they work, how much you’ll need to pay and, most importantly, when.
Wondering if you need to make things official? Here are the rules on registering as self-employed, the deadline and whether you need to do it straight away.
Is your hobby taking off? Or did you test out a business idea that is proving to be a success? Your next steps may be to register with HMRC. Find out what steps you need to take and when.
Limited Companies have the reputation of being tax efficient and offering protection of your assets. But is it as good as it sounds? Find out whether an LTD is right for you or whether being a sole trader will bring you more benefits in this guide.
Worried you’ve missed a step setting up your business?
I get it! I’m Anita, a Chartered Accountant turned content creator on a mission to simplify money and taxes for the self-employed. (I’m also a Spreadsheet Geek and Money Nerd!)
Because starting your own business shouldn’t be so hard. Just because we aren’t taught about money at school, it shouldn’t prevent us from creating a financially stable life on our own terms.
That’s why this website is full of straightforward advice to make topics like taxes, accounting, banking and insurance easy to understand at every point in your self-employed journey. I want to simplify business and tax for UK sole traders and small business owners, like you.
You make money doing what you love; I’ll help you look after it.
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Self Assessment Tax
If you’re DIY-ing your tax return, then this guide has everything you need! Follow this guide step-by-step, check what information you’ll need and where to find it all. It’ll make tax time a breeze!
Self Employed Expenses
Expenses reduce your tax bill, but you can’t claim them all! Read this guide to check what you can claim and where to enter allowable expenses on your self-assessment tax return.
Paperwork urgh! Here are legal requirements set out by HMRC detailing what business records you need to keep and for how long.
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