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Home Business Mortgages. The Basics

Often, when we work from home, our house will have a dual purpose, as both a business premises, and a personal residence, so how does this affect our mortgage? The simple answer is that, in most cases, it won’t. Although … Continue reading

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Working From Home. What Can We Claim?

  In these times of the dreaded credit crunch, the more money we can save on our tax, the better. One thing that any small business owner will need to know is; “What expenses can I claim for running my … Continue reading

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When Do We Need To Register For VAT?

There are many misconceptions, amongst new business owners, as to when they should register for VAT. There is, however, no legal requirement to do so, until the business turnover exceeds the registration threshold (currently £79,000). It is possible to register for … Continue reading

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How Do We Run A Car Or Other Vehicle Through The Business

One area that most new business owners need to know about is how to run a vehicle The answer to this will mainly depend upon whether you are running the business as a sole trader or a limited company, as … Continue reading

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What Do We Do About PAYE / NI Now That We’re Self Employed?

As of April 2011, from commencement as a self employed person, you will be required to pay Class 2 National Insurance, which can now be paid either monthly or six monthly. This is paid at the equivalent rate of £2.65 … Continue reading

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When Should I Tell The Tax Man About My Business?

Many of us will have started out on a part time basis, whilst still holding down a full time job, until we are ready to ‘take the plunge’ into a full time business. Often this will either be in the … Continue reading

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