Category: Small business
In this article, we will discuss doctors of the future and how technology can change the way we deliver healthcare in the UK. Dr Ali, the founder of the app DocNoc, has taken some time to sit with Hannah Xu to talk about the business and how the idea was formed. Dr Ali has been a qualified doctor since 2002 and has been working … Read More Doctors of The Future – Changing The Way Healthcare is Delivered in The UK
Do you know that you can pay less tax by making more environmentally friendly choices? The government has put forward a few tax incentives for taxpayers to choose to go green. These tax incentives include tax breaks for choosing low emission cars, the cycle to work scheme, etc. This article will also cover how the Government has made the tax system more helpful for … Read More Tax Breaks for Going Green
What to do if the business is making a loss? This is a guidance on how to use business losses to offset other taxable income to save tax. There are slightly different rules between incurring losses as a sole trader and as a company. And there are rule changes for corporation tax loss which was brought forward from April 2017. Business Losses as a … Read More The Art of Utilising Business Losses to Minimise Tax
Travel and subsistence is a very simple expense but there is a lot to say about it. We will look at this in further detail and explain when you cannot claim this expense and when you can. There are also some tricks if you are running your own business to make the travel tax deductible. When You Can and Cannot Claim Travel and Subsistence … Read More When and How to Claim Expenses on Travel and Subsistence
Are you tired of working long hours to fund your tax bill? There are a lot of people who may feel as though they would need to work more shifts in order to fund their next tax bill, this is a short-term solution but it is tiring as well. When you are working seven days a week for a month you will have an … Read More Making Tax Digital: Are You Ready for the Quarterly Tax Reporting Duties?
What is National Insurance and What is it Used For? National Insurance is one of the payroll deductions and a majority of people do have to face it at some degree. National Insurance is used to fund state benefits such as; state pension, maternity allowance and unemployment allowance. These deductions are indirectly benefiting you or benefiting you for the long-term. Who Needs to Pay … Read More Understand Your National Insurance Contributions
VAT is a slightly different kind of tax than income tax and corporation tax, which are income based. You would need to submit a tax return at the end of the year and declare the amount of tax to pay based on your profit/income. However, VAT is an indirect tax. That means that if you are VAT registered, you are registered as a … Read More Keep Calm and Get Your VAT Right