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From understanding expenses to starting a limited company, we've a range of jargon-free business guides for you to download and keep.

What is a sole trader?

As the term suggests, when operating as a sole trader you’re running your business as an individual. Being a sole trader merely means that there’s no legal distinction between the owner and the business.Part of our range of jargon-free explanations of the legal structures out there for the self-employed.

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Get Ready For End Of Tax Year

We’re fast approaching the end of the tax year on 5th April, and now is usually a good time to get to grips with any tax changes, so you can maximise your tax efficiency for the outgoing tax year and get your business prepared for the new tax year. You’ll also want to stay up-to-date with the rates and thresholds.

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How to invoice your clients

You've pitched, landed the job, delivered your work...and now it's time to get your money. But how do you do that? Luckily, help is at hand! We give you the lowdown on what your invoice should include as well as links to handy free templates and software.

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Glossary of Business terms

Unsure of the difference between cash-flow and capital? Business jargon can often be complicated, especially if you're just getting started. We've compiled a glossary of some often-used business and accounting terms and provided easy to understand definitions, with links to further info where appropriate.

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Tax rates, thresholds, and allowances for 2018/19

The UK has many different tax rates affecting both individuals and businesses - and as a business owner you’ll be affected by all of them. At Crunch we like to be helpful so we've pulled together all the rates you need to know about for the 2018/2019 tax year, so that you can keep on top of everything.

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What is Capital Gains Tax?

Capital Gains Tax comes into play when you make a profit from selling something you own. The important point to remember is that the tax is calculated on the profit you make, and not the amount you sold it for. As the name suggests, it’s all about the gain! Here's a quick breakdown of what you need to know.

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What is a director’s loan account?

This article will cover exactly what a director’s loan entails, the guidelines to abide by, and your tax obligations. This way you will avoid any, albeit unintentional, illicit activity. Don’t worry, we’ll explain everything you need to know about director’s loan accounts with as little waffle or jargon as possible.

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