Blind Person’s Allowance 2019/2020

The Blind Person’s Allowance is an additional amount of personal allowance given to those who qualify to claim it. The additional allowance means anyone who is eligible to earn more before paying tax. Blind Person’s Allowance 2019/2020 The allowance changes every tax year. The current allowance is: The current personal allowance rates are: That means (more…)

Child Benefit 2019/2020

Child benefit is a payment by the government to support certain people who are responsible for children up to the age of 20. The amount you can claim, if at all, depends on yours and your partner’s circumstances, as well as the number of children you are responsible for.

2019 Guide to Self-Employed Paternity Pay

When you’re a self-employed dad-to-be getting to grips with your paternity pay rights will help with: planning the amount of take to time off; understanding how your earnings will be affected. Self-Employed Paternity Pay Whilst being your own boss can bring many benefits. When you are employed you have a right to claim for statutory (more…)

Tax Advice for Self-Employed Painters and Decorators

Here’s some tax advice for self-employed painters and decorators who want to: Understand more about self-employment taxes; Reduce their tax bill; Learn more about tax-deductible expenses; Know a bit more about bookkeeping. Need to Register as Self-Employed? Here’s how to do it How Taxes Work for Self-Employed Painters and Decorators When you are self-employed you (more…)

Can You Be Self-Employed and Only Work for One Company?

With HMRC racking up cases against the likes of Uber, Deliveroo and Pimilco Plumbers it can be worrying if you are self-employed and only work for one company. Why Are HMRC Getting So Heavy When a business takes on a person on a self-employed basis rather than as an employee, they avoid having to: Run (more…)

Should You File Your Self-Assessment Tax Return Early?

It’s easy to put off dealing with your taxes until nearer the deadline. But many people do choose to file their tax return early. Maybe you left yours until the last minute last time around or self-employment is new to you. Here are some reasons why you may want to file your tax return early. (more…)

Tax Advice for UK Influencers

This tax guide is designed just for UK Influencers. While Influencers have changed how advertising works and the way people shop, it has bought with it a range of tax questions by Influencers. This guide helps to clarify key topics like: Getting HMRC registered; Taxes that Influencers need to pay; Responsibilities; Reducing your tax bill. (more…)