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Disallowable Expenses

Self Employed Tax Tip: 4 Disallowable Expenses

One of the most difficult conversations an accountant can have with a client is one where they have to break the news that the...
Tax Free Childcare for the Self Employed

Tax Free Childcare for the Self Employed

The Tax Free Childcare system is available to self employed parents, to help them with support for childcare costs.  If you are self employed...
Tax rules have always changed, but never have they changed so much than they have for landlords recently.  Here are 3 top tax tips for landlords to help reduce your tax bill that you may be able to utilise as well as claiming for all allowable expenses:

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: 3 Top Tips for Landlords

Tax rules have always changed, but never have they changed so much than they have for landlords recently.  Here are 3 top tax tips...
Self Employed Tax Tip: Claiming Home Office Expenses

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: Claiming Home Office Expenses

If you are self employed and work from home, then there are two methods you can choose from to claim for the cost of...

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: Budgeting for Your Tax Bill

When you're self employed everything you are paid will be untaxed and it is your responsibility to work out how much tax you have...

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: Tax Losses & Class 4 National Insurance

When it comes to working out your tax and national insurance when you are self employed, it is important to appreciate that the calculation...
Self Employed Tax Losses

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: The Strategic Use of Tax Losses

Making a loss in business is perfectly normal however if you are self employed it can be worrying. Will anyone see it? What will...
Self Employed: Annual Investment Allowance

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: Annual Investment Allowance

When you are self employed you are responsible for buying all the tools and equipment you need to run your business.  If you have...
HMRC £1,000 Trading Allowance for Self Employed & Freelancers

Tax Tip for the Self Employed: HMRC £1,000 Trading Allowance

The HMRC £1,000 Annual Tax Allowance is a great little tax break that can really benefit you if you are newly self employed or...
Tax and National Insurance When You're Self Employed

Tax & National Insurance When You’re Self Employed

You must pay both income tax and national insurance when you're self employed.  Specifically: Income Tax Class 2 National Insurance Class 4 National Insurance The...