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Ten common tax return mistakes made by small business owners

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To assist self-employed and freelance workers getting ready to file self-assessment tax returns this month, Jonathan Amponsah, co-founder of tax return app Easy Tax Returns, reveals ten common tax return…

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How To File A Tax Return: Avoid These 23 Common Mistakes

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AFTER A decade of dealing with hundreds of tax returns and assisting clients with tax enquiries, I have come across 23 common mistakes that people make when filling in their…

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How to claim your holiday, golf lessons, school fees and entertainment against your business

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Claims Against Tax

Holidays: Holidays are another expense that most people don’t expect to be able to claim against but, again, if done correctly, you can. This is an area where there’s a…

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Should You Run Your Business Without An Accountant?

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The Tax Guys - Tax Accountants

Nowadays there are plenty of tools to help you do your with little or no help from an accountant. And for many micro businesses and sole traders, the additional costs…

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What Expenses Can I Claim Against Tax?

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Tax Guys - Tax Claims

Did you know there are over 36 expenses you can claim against tax? When you incur expenses for your business, the taxman will contribute towards the cost so long as…

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21 Ways to Reduce the Impact of BREXIT

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21 Ways to Reduce the Impact of BREXIT on your Business & Personal Finances… Whatever your political persuasion, wherever you placed your cross on the ballot paper on the 23…

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Practical implications of the dividend tax allowance

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The new rules governing the taxation of dividends are set to take effect in relation to dividends received after 5 April 2016. The changes include:

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Personal savings allowance update

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From 6 April 2016, the personal savings allowance (PSA) will allow basic rate taxpayers to receive up to £1,000 of savings income tax-free. For higher rate taxpayers, this limit will be…

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Landlords’ replacement wear and tear allowance

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Capital allowances are not available for expenditure on furniture and furnishings for use in dwelling houses. However, until 5 April 2016 (1 April 2016 for corporation tax) a deduction for…

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Employee bonus schemes in the spotlight

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HMRC have recently published the latest addition to their tax avoidance guidance series, entitled Employee Bonus Schemes: Growth Securities Ownership Plan and other avoidance schemes based on contracts for difference…

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