• sole trader business expenses

    What business expenses can you claim as a sole trader?

    Whether you work from your laptop at home or have premises fitted with expensive equipment, every business has running costs. But what counts as a legitimate business expense when you’re a sole trader? 

  • entrepreneurs relief

    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)’.

  • employment allowance

    Can your business claim the £4,000 Employment Allowance?

    If you have employees, your business may be eligible to reclaim up to £4,000 of employers’ National Insurance Contributions from HMRC each year, thanks to the Employment Allowance.

  • What does Budget 2021 mean for small business owners?

    The March 2021 Budget contained a wide range of announcements that will affect businesses of all sizes. Here, we outline the main measures which affect individuals, the self employed, and limited company owners.

  • 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…

  • business rates

    How are business rates calculated for small firms?

    Just as you have to pay council tax on your home, so your business must cough up business rates for its premises. They can be a pain and an easily overlooked cost when you are…