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A selection of great tools, business guides and articles to help make your business a success

Starting out

So you’re ready to go it alone, but what company set up is best for you? What tax implications do you need to be aware of? And just how do you come up with the right name? We’ve got the guidance you need.

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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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What is a benefit 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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