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Around 170,000 individuals are expected to be affected by IR35 being extended to the private sector next April. Chris Cook outlines how businesses in the UK should prepare, so they don’t fall foul of the rules


6 tax breaks every small business should know about

You could add thousands of pounds to your small business bottom line by applying these little-known tax breaks.


Call for Treasury to simplify small business tax regime

Home Secretary Sajid Javid launches report arguing that tax system should be boiled down into simple turnover levy on SMEs earning less than £1m


Tax implications for business start-ups

Here, we outline the nine key questions start-ups should be asking themselves when it comes to tax and provide some pointers as to how to deal with them.


A few effective tax tips for small business owners

While taxes can be difficult, they are a necessary part of business management. Here are some top tips to making tax easier.


Careful financial planning will help safeguard your family’s future

Here, Tricia Halliday, of Martin Aitken & Co, explains why small business needs robust financial planning to help secure their family's future.


Brexit uncertainty: What should businesses be doing about tax?

Jane MacKay, head of tax at national audit, tax and advisory firm, Crowe Clark Whitehill, advises businesses on how to approach their taxes after Brexit.


Tax planning tips for small businesses

The start of a new tax year is an ideal opportunity to take a fresh look at how you can plan your taxes to the benefit of your business.


Autumn Statement 2016: Demand for simplification of taxes

A new survey asked taxpayers what the Chancellor can do to support them on Autumn Statement day.


Cost and difficulty of digital tax accounts understated by HMRC

With deliberations on Making Tax Digital finished, businesses give their feedback and recommendations to HMRC.

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