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National Insurance

The National Insurance small business archive.

News

Boris Johnson to fund tax cuts by increasing NI contributions

Small business owners and sole traders would fork out for plan to cut income tax for anybody earning over £50,000

Tax

Christmas entertaining could leave employers with a tax bill

It's a lovely gesture at this time of year to take the staff out for a celebratory lunch or drinks. However there could be tax implications so best check on what these are

Small Business Insurance

The benefits of national insurance

Here, we look at the main benefits to paying National Insurance.

News

Budget 2017: NI increase for self-employed scrapped by government

The government has made a shocking U-turn on their plans to raise NI contributions for the self-employed, by scrapping the initiative altogether.

News

Accountants call for clarity over National Insurance Contributions scrap

Accountancy firm Bishop Fleming fears that scrapping National Insurance Contributions could negatively affect the self employed.

Accounting

Help low-income workers by aligning tax and NIC thresholds

Anthony Thomas, chairman of LITRG, reacts to the governments new policy alignment to National Insurance contributions.

News

Low-paid self employed ‘need affordable NI contributions’

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has commented on the changes confirmed for national insurance (NI) contributions for the self employed.

Accounting

Get up to speed with the NIC employment allowance

Emily Coltman of FreeAgent highlights some key points surrounding the £2,000 employment allowance, which will be made available to many UK businesses from 6th April.

News

National insurance allowance inspires many small companies to grow

Small businesses have been encouraged to expand following a government initiative to reduce their national insurance (NI) burden, research finds.

News

FSB: Extend NIC holidays for growth

The government must extend the National Insurance Contributions (NIC) holiday to allow existing firms to create an environment for job creation and to help stem high unemployment, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) says.

Tax

Tax dilemmas

Every small business should make their business tax as efficient as possible, this guide will help ensure you're not paying HMRC too much.

Accounting

Emergency Budget Breakdown 

It's generally agreed that SMEs emerged largely unscathed from the Emergency Budget. Here we pick out the main points for owner-managers.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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