As a freelancer since 2000, Sam Cann  jokes that he has had “19 happy years of tax returns”. He is one of 11.5 million people who filed a self-assessment tax return in the UK last year, and is already preparing for this year’s return ahead of the 31st January deadline. Who needs to file? Employees...
So, is being self-employed easy? Let’s find out… One of the main reasons many individuals want to be self-employed is that they don’t want to be dependent on a job. Some take the route of being self-employed to work whenever and wherever they want. For some it is all about having “freedom”. But there are...
Becoming Self-Employed .. by choice or by feeling you really have no other option Close to a quarter of a million self-employed parents admit they started their own business after feeling ‘pushed out’ of their old role after having children – with this issue affecting more women than men. Contributor Max Jennings, Co-founder – Hoop...
FILLED IN YOUR SELF-EMPLOYED TAX RETURN CORRECTLY… OR NOT SURE? A survey from accounting software provider Intuit QuickBooks asked 1,010 self-employed people across the UK what they would rather do instead of file their tax return. Of the 11.6 million people who have to complete the self-assessment tax return: one in five people (2.4 million)...
Common Tax mistakes that business owners make from juggling various tasks. Common Tax mistakes and how to avoid being a victim or culprit of these common tax mistakes. As a business owner, you juggle many roles and when there are urgent business tasks to do, spending time with your accountants may not be your number...