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Sole traders and the pension conundrum

Date: 17 November 2016

By: Liz Dawe

Clever tax-free perks your staff will love

Date: 12 September 2016

By: Nives Feely

VAT registration made simple for start-ups

Date: 14 July 2016

By: Tamara Habberley

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How to make your financial year-end go smoothly

To help small firms everywhere, we've asked 11 SMEs what advice they would give to other firms when preparing for the end of the tax year.

Date: 16 May 2016   By: Tax Donut contributor

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Budget round up 2016

With all the political grandstanding and scaremongering over the EU referendum, it was easy to forget that the Chancellor had a Budget to deliver.

Date: 16 March 2016   By: Fiona Prior

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Budget 2016: Small business coverage on the Donuts

Throughout the day on 16 March 2016 the Tax Donut covered the key points affecting small businesses from George Osborne's March Budget.

Date: 14 March 2016   By: Fiona Prior

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Are you ready for auto-enrolment?

In 2012 the law was changed to oblige all employers to offer a workplace pension scheme to their "qualifying" employees. This blog explains.

Date: 23 February 2016   By: Tax Donut contributor

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Why it pays to be your own VAT inspector

Tax consultant Tamara Habberley explains why keeping on top of your VAT is vital if you want to avoid costly mistakes and wasting time.

Date: 22 February 2016   By: Tax Donut contributor

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Filing late? Act now and avoid further penalties

If you still have not submitted your return by 1 May, HMRC will charge you £10 per day for each additional day the return is late. So act now.

Date: 15 February 2016   By: Fiona Prior

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How to avoid making ten common self-assessment mistakes

For many in January there's the daunting prospect of completing an online self-assessment tax return (SATR). Here's how to get it right.

Date: 21 January 2016   By: Carol Cheesman

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Five ways to pay less Capital Gains Tax

A capital gain is the difference between what you paid for something and the amount you sell it for. The bad news is, you have to pay tax on it.

Date: 30 November 2015   By: Carol Cheesman