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    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • blog autumn budget summary
    Autumn Budget 2017: Summary points
    Nov 22, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
  • catching-money
    Get your UK tax refund as quickly as possible
    Oct 30, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • man-running-from-deadline
    Directors of limited companies: File your accounts on time and avoid fines
    Oct 04, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • happy-man-with-pounds
    Recently stopped working? You might have a tax refund waiting for you
    Sep 13, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • heart calculator desk cash
    Stay on the right side of HMRC as a contractor
    Jul 24, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • work environment
    Why UK contractors don’t trust HMRC’s online IR35 calculator
    Jul 11, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • Tax refunds for pensioners
    Paying into a UK pension? Don’t forget to claim your tax refund
    Jul 10, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • world currencies
    Contractors: How to make the most of your foreign currency payments
    Mar 16, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • Coin stacks
    Incoming minimum wage increase for UK workers
    Mar 13, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
 
 
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    A guide to UK tax forms P45, P60 and P11D

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Mar 27, 2014
    When you apply for a tax refund, you’ll need certain forms in order for everything to run smoothly. These UK tax forms are usually given to you by your employer or sent to HMRC , depending on your circumstances. Here you'll find a quick guide to forms P45, P60 and P11D.
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  • Tax refunds

    Am I due a tax refund?

    by 1st Contact | Mar 14, 2014
    HMRC holds over three million Pounds in unclaimed tax every year, most of it meant for people who assume they aren’t eligible for a tax refund. If you can answer yes to any of the questions below, there’s a good chance you’re due a tax refund.
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  • Budget

    10 unusual facts about the UK Budget Speech

    by 1st Contact | Mar 10, 2014
    From colourful drinks to tatty red briefcases, the UK Budget speech is not without its unusual anecdotes. We’ve picked 10 interesting facts about the Chancellor’s speech, which takes place on 19th March this year.
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  • Accounting

    HMRC to close walk-in tax enquiry offices

    by 1st Contact | Feb 17, 2014
    The HMRC is planning to close all 281 of its walk-in tax enquiry offices in May 2014, replacing them with a telephone service and “mobile advisers”. HMRC’s new service will focus on employing specialist phone advisers to resolve multiple issues in a single phone-call, instead of transferring people from adviser to adviser to deal with different issues.
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  • Accounting

    4 ways to choose a great limited company name

    by 1st Contact | Jan 28, 2014
    Your brand name is your company imprint. For many people, it’s the first exposure they’ll have towards your services. Here you’ll find four simple ways to help you choose a company name that stands the test of time.
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    Nine ways to survive the Self Assessment tax deadline

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jan 16, 2014
    The Self Assessment tax return deadline is almost upon us. If you haven’t completed your online return by midnight on the 31st January, you face a minimum penalty of £100 – even if you don’t owe any tax. We’ve compiled nine easy tips to help you survive this deadline.
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  • Tax refunds

    Ten unbelievable excuses from people who missed the Self Assessment deadline

    by 1st Contact | Jan 15, 2014
    With the 31st January Self Assessment tax deadline looming, it’s important to understand that you will not escape the automatic £100 penalty if you submit late – unless you have what HMRC deems a “reasonable excuse.”
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  • 67_Five-tax-tips-for-independent-contractors

    Five tax tips for independent contractors

    by Kobus Van den Bergh | Jan 14, 2014
    If you're a self-employed contractor or freelancer, following these five handy tax tips will help you cut down on your tax bill.
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  • Accounting

    SMEs: Here's how to avoid phishing emails

    by 1st Contact | Jan 10, 2014
    In a business age dominated by the internet, it’s no surprise that fledgling startups and SMEs are frequently conned by net-savvy phishers. Here’s how to prevent your business from being scammed by a carefully-hatched phishing mail.
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  • Tax refunds

    Autumn Statement promises small business tax relief in 2014

    by 1st Contact | Jan 06, 2014
    In his Autumn Statement, Chancellor George Osborne claimed that he’s “backing Britain’s businesses all the way.” By the time April 2014 rolls around, 300 000 shops, restaurants and pubs will have received the Chancellor’s much-needed small business tax relief.
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  • man-making-more-money
    This is how contractors can take home more cash
    Jan 09, 2018  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • blog autumn budget summary
    Autumn Budget 2017: Summary points
    Nov 22, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
  • catching-money
    Get your UK tax refund as quickly as possible
    Oct 30, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • man-running-from-deadline
    Directors of limited companies: File your accounts on time and avoid fines
    Oct 04, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • happy-man-with-pounds
    Recently stopped working? You might have a tax refund waiting for you
    Sep 13, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • heart calculator desk cash
    Stay on the right side of HMRC as a contractor
    Jul 24, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • work environment
    Why UK contractors don’t trust HMRC’s online IR35 calculator
    Jul 11, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • Tax refunds for pensioners
    Paying into a UK pension? Don’t forget to claim your tax refund
    Jul 10, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • world currencies
    Contractors: How to make the most of your foreign currency payments
    Mar 16, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • Coin stacks
    Incoming minimum wage increase for UK workers
    Mar 13, 2017  |  by Scott Brown
 
 

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