• 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.

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    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.

  • limited company expenses

    Limited company expenses – what can you claim for?

    Which expenses you can and can’t claim via your limited company, and what to consider when deciding whether it’s you or your business that should pay for something.

  • 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)’.