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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.
Are you interested in a spot of moonlighting alongside your regular job? Our guide gives you the lowdown on how you can go about this and the pros and cons.
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Contractors registered under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) are required to deduct tax from their payments to subcontractors. These deductions are paid by the contractor to HMRC as an advance towards the subcontractor’s tax liabilities.
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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.
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.
Leaving the comfort of a regular paycheck and stable working hours feels very much like a leap of faith - because it is. It's time to be brave.
If you spend time working from home, then depending on the work you do, you might be able to claim expenses back for using your home as an office, either by claiming for office equipment like computers and furniture, or even renting part of your home to your company. We break down the rules.
When is a business classed as an intermediary, and what does this mean for intermediary businesses and contractors? Our article has the information you need to know about employment intermediaries, whether your business is one, and what is expected of you if you are.
As a limited company, your travel expenses are generally allowed as a business expense where all of the following conditions apply you are responsible for paying the travel costs, the travel is necessary for your work. Find out more here!
GDPR is a term all businesses, large or small should be aware of. Here's a jargon-free explanation of what you need to know to ensure you’re ready for it.
What expenses can you claim when your business attends conferences? We explore the different ways to ensure you're tax efficient.