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Tax Advice

Tax Advice for Self-Employed Bookkeepers

Even as a self-employed bookkeeper, taxes can be tricky to get your head around. Here I show you how...

Claiming Business Travel When You’re Self-Employed

Knowing what and how to claim business travel when you're self employed is a confusing area.  To help clarify, here is my guide to what you can and can't claim as business travel when you're self employed. Along with a free download to help you record your expenses.

What is a UTR Number: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Being self employed is full of lots of new concepts, including understanding your UTR number. Here is everything you need to know about your UTR...

Rent a Room Scheme for UK Airbnb Hosts

Updated 18 March 2019 The HMRC Rent a Room Scheme for UK Airbnb Hosts is a great tax break...

How Do I Find Out When I Registered As Self-Employed?

There are two easy ways to Find Out When You Registered as Self-Employed. Knowing when you registered is...

Can I File a Nil VAT Return

You can file a Nil VAT Return only in certain circumstances.  These are where: Your Business made no sales Your Business made no purchases Even...

Hobby Business Tax Rules UK 2019

The Hobby Business Tax Rules have never been so important in the UK with millions of people trading on sites like eBay, Etsy...

10 Things You’ll Need to Have Ready Before You Start Filling...

Filing your tax return will be quicker and easier if you get everything you'll need ready before you get started.

National Insurance Rates 2018/2019

Here are the UK National Insurance Rates 2018/2019. The type of national insurance payable depends on employment status. Here is a summary of the different...

How to Claim the HMRC Marriage Allowance 2019/2020

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. This can be useful if you are newly self employed or in the early stages of starting a business and your earnings are low.