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What is a Trivial Benefit?

Receiving a gift from your employer is a great feeling, but in the workplace the employer needs to be aware of whether or not they need to pay tax on the present. Here are some helpful examples for small businesses.

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How much should I take as a salary?

One of the differences between being paid by an employer and running your own business is having to sort out your own pay. You can do this by taking a salary from your limited company - in the same way as a regular employee. Here are the benefits of taking a high or a low salary, without the jargon.

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Five contractor mortgage myths dispelled

Getting a mortgage when you’re a contractor isn’t quite the impossible task that many people are led to believe, and there are some tall tales floating about with regards to what your obstacles are. Crunch Mortgages Jamie Challis dispells five of the myths and offers some great advice on how to get that mortgage.

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What are benefits in kind?

Benefits in kind are benefits that employees or directors receive from their company which aren’t included in their salary or wages. They’re also sometimes called ‘perks’ or ‘fringe benefits’. Not all benefits in kind are treated in the same way by the tax system, so here's what you need to know.

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When to issue a credit note to a client

A businesses would typically provide a customer with a credit note when the amount on an invoice is disputed or incorrect. This might be due to an admin error, or because the customer requires a full or partial refund. Here are a couple of scenarios of when you might want to issue a credit note to a client.

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