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A few effective tax tips for small business owners

Here are some quick tips to getting your tax right as a small business owner.


Six in ten customers would boycott tax avoiding companies

A recent survey from Rahman Ravelli reveals 60 per cent of consumers would boycott a company if it had been associated with tax fraud.


UK landlords contribution to the economy hindered by rising tax burden

Landlords pump £15.9 billion into British economy through spending, double level of 2007, supporting thousands of jobs across property industry.

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Self employed tax adviser: A career roadmap

There are still many benefits to becoming self-employed, even when it comes to more niche jobs such as tax advisory, as we learn in this piece.

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Tax affairs and image rights – lessons to be learned from footballers

In light of recent news of tax fraud raids on Premier League football clubs, we look at what can be learned from their mistakes.


HMRC applies to shut down more businesses as it pursues unpaid tax

HMRC applies to shut down 12 per cent more businesses in 2016 than in 2015, aggressively pursuing unpaid tax.

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Seven things the new tax year will bring for SMEs

A number of tax changes have been announced by the government and these will take effect on 6th April 2017.


Government must be cautious when considering self-employed tax changes

The government is being urged to seriously consider the impact that tax changes could have on the self employed in this years Spring Budget.


Study highlights SME distaste of long tax return processes

Nearly half of the UK's self-employed are currently rushing to submit their tax returns before the Jan 31st deadline.

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Digital tax for small businesses

In this piece in association with KashFlow, we look at the upcoming digital tax regime and how it will affect small companies.


Businesses held back by tax and regulatory changes

Almost two thirds of businesses claim that the lack of skilled workers available and constant alterations to tax and regulatory requirements are adding significant pressures to their business.

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How small businesses should deal with a HMRC investigation 

In this piece, in association with the Federation of Small Businesses, accountancy experts discuss how your small company should prepare for a tax enquiry.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks