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Self Assessment

The Self Assessment small business archive.

News

HMRC to limit helpline in run-up to tax return deadline

HMRC has announced that it will be restricting access to its helpline at a critical time for many small business owners

Tax

Just nine people trialing digital tax for self-employed

This is despite Making Tax Digital for income tax being rolled out to 2.4m people in 2024, many of whom are unaware of what's happening

News

Penalties waived for businesses missing tax deadline

Late filing and late payment penalties to be waived for one month for self-assessment taxpayers

Tax

You should file your tax return by January 31, despite HMRC extension

The taxman is giving self-employed people an extra month to file their tax return penalty-free. However, payment must be made by January 31

Tax

Making a tax return ahead of the end January deadline

The deadline for making a tax return is fast approaching so those needing to do so must act now before 31 January

Tax

Six reasons to tackle your self-assessment tax return early

Emily Coltman, chief accountant at FreeAgent, explores why it may be beneficial to take on the self-assessment tax return early.

News

Half of SMEs lost money on self-assessment errors in 2016

More than half of SMEs believe there is enough information available about the self-assessment tax.

Accounting

Avoid self-as-stressment next year: Get your books in order now

Emily Coltman gives her top tips for getting your books in order now, so you can avoid a self-assessment headache next year.

Accounting

Four things to remember if you miss the self-assessment deadline

Emily Coltman gives her top tips for small businesses completing their tax return after the deadline.

News

Vast majority of self-employed are unaware of the end of self-assessment

Some 94 per cent of small business owners have not heard of the Making Tax Digital initiative, research finds.

Accounting

SMEs urged not to delay when registering self assessment

FreeAgent is urging businesses to complete their tax self assessment quickly to avoid hefty fines from HMRC.

Accounting

Why the Christmas holidays are a great time for your self-assessment

Emily Coltman gives her four top reasons for tackling your self-assessment over the festive period.

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free