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Articles that make running a business a lot less taxing

Useful advice on business tax can help you untangle what is a complicated issue. Whether it's VAT, PAYE, a second income or HMRC penalties, our content offers a host of truly helpful articles. So delve into these easy-to-read pieces of advice on all areas of business tax.

R&D Tax Credits: a Guide for Small Businesses

R&D Tax Credits: a Guide for Small Businesses

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R&D Tax Credits: a Guide for Small Businesses

What are R&D tax credits, and how can your company claim them? We answer these questions, and more, in this definitive guide to R&D tax relief

A Simple Guide to Accessing Your VAT Returns

A Simple Guide to Accessing Your VAT Returns

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A Simple Guide to Accessing Your VAT Returns

When you apply for a business loan or other type of business funding, a lender might ask to see your VAT returns. Here's how you can access them online

What’s an SME?

What’s an SME?

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What’s an SME?

The definition of an SME can vary – we give you the micro, small and medium enterprise business criteria from HMRC, the EU, Companies House and others

Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

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Registering Your Business as a Limited Company

​Being a sole trader may offer you the business structure you want, but it doesn’t give you the protection a limited company gives you.

5 Useful VAT Schemes for SMEs

5 Useful VAT Schemes for SMEs

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5 Useful VAT Schemes for SMEs

We all like to save a bit of money here and there. It's especially important for small businesses. Here are our top 5 VAT schemes to save you a few pounds..

Declaring Your Second Income

Declaring Your Second Income

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Declaring Your Second Income

If you're lucky enough to have a second income, not declaring it could land you in a whole heap of trouble with HMRC, so here's how to declare it.

Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

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Can You Actually Save Money on Business Tax?

Tax in the UK is decided by the type of goods or services you’re providing, not the type of company that runs it, so can you use this to your advantage?

Three FAQ's on Payroll and Tax

Three FAQ's on Payroll and Tax

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Three FAQ's on Payroll and Tax

We take three of your pressing questions and get our team of small business experts at Fleximize to answer.

Getting to Grips With IR35 - Quick Tips

Getting to Grips With IR35 - Quick Tips

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Getting to Grips With IR35 - Quick Tips

IR35 is used by HMRC to stop companies using intermediaries to​ avoid paying the correct tax and National Insurance.

Selling Products Globally

Selling Products Globally

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Selling Products Globally

Are you aware that by selling goods to consumers in Europe – you are governed by the EU distance selling rules for VAT? What are these rules?

Registering and Unregistering for VAT

Registering and Unregistering for VAT

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Registering and Unregistering for VAT

Find out all you need to know about registering for VAT, including handy tools for easy bookkeeping and Making Tax Digital

Introduction to Not-For-Profits

Introduction to Not-For-Profits

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Introduction to Not-For-Profits

Top tips for starting and operating a not-for profit organisation, and turning a profit-making business into a not-for-profit

Separating Personal and Business Finances

Separating Personal and Business Finances

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Separating Personal and Business Finances

Keeping personal and business finances separate is essential - or you may end up in trouble with the tax man (or woman).

Business ​Debt and Insolvency, and Tax

Business ​Debt and Insolvency, and Tax

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Business ​Debt and Insolvency, and Tax

There are agreements you can sort with HMRC in the event of insolvency, debt, or unpaid invoices. We review some of these options including bad debt relief

HMRC Penalties for Self-Employed Workers

HMRC Penalties for Self-Employed Workers

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HMRC Penalties for Self-Employed Workers

Tax rules on using self-employed workers have been tightened. Make sure you understand who's responsible for tax and NI if you have self-employed workers

The Basics of PAYE

The Basics of PAYE

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The Basics of PAYE

PAYE is compulsory for most UK businesses, so it's vital for employers to get it right. We cover the basics of PAYE, including who needs to use it and how

Tax Payments and Closing a Company - Quick Tips

Tax Payments and Closing a Company - Quick Tips

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Tax Payments and Closing a Company - Quick Tips

Even when winding down a business, there are taxes you are still expected to pay. Get our top tips on handling taxes and HMRC when you're closing a company