Self Employment Taxes

Do I Have to File a Tax Return Even If I...

Taxes can be time consuming and expensive to deal with. What can feel more frustrating is having to deal with filing a tax return...

Do I Need to Register My Blog as a UK Business?

According to Mediakix.com there are more than 440 million blogs in the world.  But are all these blogs registered as a business?  And how...

HMRC £1,000 Annual Tax Free Allowance for Trading & Property Income

From 6 April 2017 HMRC have launched two new £1,000 tax free allowances to help make the tax system easier. They are perfect for people...

Tax Advice for Self Employed Mobile Hairdressers

If self employment is new to you, it can be difficult to know where to start and what it all means.   Here I show...

VAT on Mileage Claims & Example

If a business is VAT registered then they can claim back VAT on mileage claims made since, generally speaking, you usually pay VAT at...

HMRC Advisory Fuel Rates 2017

The HMRC Advisory Fuels Rates are the amounts set out by HMRC that you need when: reimbursing employees for business travel in their company...

Can I Claim VAT on Petrol?

Yes, you can claim VAT on petrol.  However there are different methods of claiming back VAT on petrol, depending on your business circumstances and...

HMRC VAT Fuel Scale Charges

The HMRC VAT Fuel Scale Charge is a VAT adjustment a business needs to make if they claim back VAT on fuel they provide their...

How does HMRC Marriage Allowance Work

The HMRC Marriage Allowance is a tax perk that allows one partner to transfer up to 10% of their unused personal allowance to another meaning that person can benefit from some additional tax free earnings. But as with any HMRC tax break it comes with certain rules

Are You Exempt from CIS?

HMRC sets out strict guidelines as to who is covered or exempt from CIS deductions.  You do not need to be registered if you...