Tax Returns

The Tax Returns archive.


Businesses say taxman taking ‘aggressive’ approach

Company directors say HMRC twisting arms to pay overdue tax, combined with landlords wanting rent owed and worry over Bounce Back Loan repayments all add to pressure


Make December 31 end of tax year, says small business

Poll shows 91% of small businesses want to move from April 6 to January 1 in line with other countries


Nearly 300,000 sole traders face increased tax bills

The government has proposed changing the date sole traders and other small businesses report profits, which means hundreds of thousands getting bigger bills next year. Find out how the proposed tax changes affect you

Business management

Claiming back childcare costs

I am self employed. Can I claim my childcare cost of part of it and offset it as part of my expenses?

Accounts & Tax

All small businesses to go Making Tax Digital by 2024, Treasury suggests

Small businesses account for £13.4bn of the missing £31bn owed to HMRC each year by people and companies not paying enough tax

Accounts & Tax

7 tax myths for small business owner/managers exploded

As we head into the new tax year, Stuart Clark of Russell & Russell sorts out fact from fiction, putting money in your pocket


Taxman gives self-employed more time to file your tax return

HMRC to waive penalties for self-employed who file 2019-20 tax return late due to Covid-19

Accounts & 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


Michael Gove orders taxman to help small business if there’s no deal

Michael Gove, the cabinet minister in charge of no-deal planning, says HMRC has been told not to pressure SMEs when it comes to paying tax if it comes to no deal

Accounts & Tax

Reduce your tax bill before the end of the tax year using 10 key actions

There are myriad ways, often overlooked, to reduce your tax bill, from using allowances, claiming reliefs and by just doing it by the book. Jonathan Amponsah of The Tax Guys lists ten tax saving actions

Accounts & Tax

Accounts and tax: A small business guide to managing your finances

In this piece, we share some essential tips on managing your accounts and tax, from tackling tax returns to beating late payment.

Accounts & Tax

The income tax return guide for small businesses and self-employed

Don’t panic! Act now if you are one of the many still yet to do their income tax return before the 31 January deadline.

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?

Partner content

Why your business should switch to a broadband-based phone network

Analogue phone systems are increasingly being replaced by smarter broadband based networks – here’s why you should consider switching