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What are national insurance contributions?

How do you pay national insurance if you’re self-employed?

What are national insurance contributions? National Insurance contributions are a tax on earnings which build your entitlement to certain state benefits, such as the State Pension and Maternity Allowance. Your national insurance payments go towards state benefits and services such as: the NHS the State Pension unemployment benefits sickness...

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Making Tax Digital

What Is Making Tax Digital?

So what is making tax digital? Well In his March 2015 budget the Chancellor announced that this was “the end of the tax return as we know it”. The key change is that businesses will be required to digitally file tax returns on a quarterly basis. So what does...

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What is a sole trader?

What is a sole trader? A sole trader is an individual who trades on his/her own on a self-employed basis. If you start working for yourself as a sole trader, you will own and run your business as an individual and will keep all the business’s profits after taxes....

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Home Office Expenses Explained

If you are self-employed and work from home you can claim home office expenses on your tax return. Which home office expenses are tax deductible? Mortgage or rent Utilities – gas and electric Council tax Telephone and broadband Water Property repairs How much can I claim? There are two...

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Why do I need an accountant?

When starting a new business most people are told to get themselves an accountant. However, many people wonder 1, what an accountant can actually do for them and 2 if they really need one so why do I need an accountant? So what will an accountant do for me?...

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