• tax on dividends

    Limited company dividend tax guide

    Here’s how company dividends are taxed, and how you calculate the amount of tax you need to pay on your dividends.

  • limited company tax calculator

    Limited Company Tax Calculator

    If you’re a company owner, this useful calculator will work out your net profits, after allowing for expenses and tax.

  • national insurance small business

    Guide to National Insurance for small business owners

    National Insurance is a deduction from earnings, set up originally to fund various State benefits such as the NHS, the State pension and other welfare-related schemes.

  • sole trader tax

    Sole trader tax – a concise guide for the self employed

    In this guide, we look at the taxes you will encounter if you start your own business as a sole trader and other things you should bear in mind before taking the plunge and becoming…

  • employment allowance

    Can your business claim the £5,000 Employment Allowance?

    If you have employees, your business may be eligible to reclaim up to £5,000 of employers’ National Insurance Contributions from HMRC each year, thanks to the Employment Allowance.

  • What is Corporation Tax? Guide for small companies

    If you set up a business via a limited company, your annual profits will be subject to Corporation Tax. Dealing with your corporation tax issues is one of your accountant’s key tasks. However, it is…

  • Thinking of going self-employed? Expert tax tips

    David Genders, author of The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide explains the key financial and tax points you need to consider when going self-employed.

  • national insurance rise 2022

    Dividend tax and National Insurance hike for small businesses from April 2022

    The Government has announced a sharp hike in National Insurance and Dividend Tax rates from April 2022 to help fund a new Social Care and Health Levy. How much will this cost small business owners?

  • online seller reporting to hmrc

    Tech companies must report income details of online sellers to HMRC after 2023

    If your business sells products or services via online platforms like eBay, Amazon and Airbnb, you should be aware that these tech companies will be obliged to share details of your earnings with HMRC from early 2023.