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Business General


Capital Allowances

Husband & Wife Businesses 660a

Raising Finance for Your Business

How Long Should You Keep Books and Records

Charities: Trustees Responsibilities

The National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage

Recent Changes to Apprenticeships

Tax Calendar 2018-19

The General Data Protection Regulation

Business Management


Six Steps to an Effective Business Plan

The Value of Outsourcing


Business Start-up


Forming a Limited Company

Running Your Own Business

An Introduction to the Tax System for the Self Employed

Using Us as Your Business Adviser



Limited Companies


Extracting Profits from a Business 

Statutory Records

Directors' Responsibilities

Small Company Accounting

Persons with Significant Control

PAYE & NI, Benefits in Kind


Payroll - Basic Procedures

Cars for Employees

Employee Expenses

Employment Benefits

National Insurance


Personal Taxation


Personal Tax - Self Assessment

Dividend Nil Rate

Does Your Estate Planning Pass the Test?

Inheritance Tax Planning

Recent Changes Affecting Landlords of Residential Properties

Capital Gains Tax and the Family Home

Personal Tax: When is Income and Capital Gains Tax Payable

Stamp Duty Land Tax

Making a Will and Other Related Matters


Savings and Investments


Property Investment Buy-to-Let

Pensions Tax Reliefs

Individual Savings Accounts

Capital Gains Tax

Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)

VCT, EIS and SEIS Compared

Tax-Free Childcare




An Introduction to VAT

VAT Flat Rate Scheme

VAT Do's and Don'ts

Latest news...


Tax & Your Business - Survey

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) is seeking the views of businesses about their day-to-day dealings with tax and its impact on their business.  It particularly wants to hear from small businesses and 


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