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Tax Saving Accountants

Tax Calendar 101: Stay Ahead of the Game with Key Dates for Sole Traders

Going self-employed is a major milestone in anyone’s career, and there’s a whole lot to think about before you make the leap. Aside from setting up and running the business itself, you’ll have an array of other responsibilities to consider… responsibilities like paying your taxes on time. Whether you plan to hire an accountant or […]

Preparing for Year End Accounts

How to Prepare for Year-End Accounts

As a sole trader, preparing for year-end accounts and tax filing can be a daunting task. After all, how can you be sure that you have everything you need? However, with the right know-how and appropriate steps taken throughout the year to prepare, it transforms tax filings into a relatively straightforward process. If you’ve started […]

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Tax Saving Accountants

Advantages of a Sole Trader Accountant

If you’re thinking of starting your own sole trader business, it can be daunting to set it up in a way that will deliver the best results to you. However, there are solutions for you that will take a huge amount of workload away from managing finances, paperwork and sole trader bookkeeping associated with running […]

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Tax Saving Accountants

Becoming A Sole Trader – The Advantages

Annual statistics released by the UK Parliment showed that the rise of small businesses has grown at the highest rate in history over the last 5 years. Starting your own business as a sole trader is very attractive for many people in the UK – are you considering it? What Is A Sole Trader? A […]

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Tax Saving Accountants

Why Do Some Entrepreneurs & SMEs Fail In The First 2 Years?

When Starting A New Business, Eight Out Of Ten Will Fail Before They Even Make It To The First Three Years… Read On If You’d Like To Know What You Can Do To Prevent This. Entering into the world of business can be a challenge and the last thing anyone wants to focus on during […]

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Accounting Advice for Small Businesses

Helpful tips that every small business owner should know about. Accounting can be alien to many new and existing small business owners. It’s the side of owning your business that most people hate, managing books, finances, tax, VAT – it’s a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be… With a little discipline and a good system […]

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Tax Saving Accountants

HMRC’s Customer Service Failure Results In Tax Return Fury And Confusion

Millions have been left in the dark regarding their tax returns, PAYE slips and other financial documents due to a huge amount of unanswered HMRC phone calls. In the first half of the year, the HMRC were only able to successfully answer half of all calls made to them, with 39% of inquiries dealt with […]

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HSBC has Great First Half of Year as Pre-tax Profit Climbs to 10%

HSBC is the largest bank in Europe, and pre-tax profit at the bank was up a healthy 10% during the first half of this year when compared with this time last year. The pre-tax profit climbed to £8.7bn ($13.6bn) in the first half of the year, compared with $12.3bn this tie last year, higher than […]

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Miliband Calls for HMRC To Be Independently Reviewed

Momentum is currently growing for an independent review of HMRC, after Paul Aplin (Chairman of the tax faculty committee at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) suggested that HM Revenue and Customs be reviewed in an effort to improve its current performance. Labour leader Ed Miliband has committed to an independent review […]

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Labour Planning a Crackdown on “unfair tax breaks”

The UK Labour Party has promised to crack down on unfair tax breaks, which are used by private-equity and hedge funds, in an attempt to win over voters before the election in May. Labour has also reiterated its plants to introduce a levy for bankers’ bonuses, which would see funds going towards a youth employment […]

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