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    Sole Trader Tax Calculator

    Find out how much tax you pay as a sole trader – in terms of income tax and Class 2/4 NICs on your business profits.

  • Why you must fire your worst clients – and how to do it

    You’re working flat out with steam wafting off your keyboard when the phone rings. Your heart sinks and a faint shudder runs down your spine. It’s your client from hell… again.

  • What are business angels and how they can help your business?

    Although it may not reflect ‘real life’, over the past 15+ years, the BBC’s Dragons’ Den programme has done a good job in highlighting the role that angel investors play in the business world.

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    What is ‘turnover’ and how do you calculate it?

    Turnover is one key indicator and profit another although the two are not be confused. Our quick guide will explain exactly what turnover is, why it matters, and how to differentiate it from profit.

  • Limited company annual accounts – when are they due?

    Every limited company must submit accounts to HMRC and Companies House each financial year. In this article, we look at what statutory accounts are, and how to work out your filing deadlines. Related guides: Profit…

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    Selling your small business and claiming Entrepreneurs’ Relief (BADR)

    Entrepreneur’s Relief can help reduce your capital gains tax bill if you sell your business. In 2020, it was renamed ‘Business Asset Disposal Relief (BADR)’. Related guides: How are business rates calculated for small firms?…