The New Dividend Tax For Limited Companies

Do you have a limited company? There is a new dividend tax which changes how much tax you pay as a shareholder/director when you are paid by dividends. It’s one of the biggest tax changes for business owners in years. What are dividends? What is the new dividend tax? How might the new dividend tax affect […]

  Demystify Limited Companies Workshop     How would you feel if: You felt clear about the right time to change your sole trader business into a limited company You felt clear whether a limited company is the right choice for your new business You felt clear about your limited company’s legal obligations, how you’re paid and […]

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Getting Paid As A Limited Company

This is the 9th article in a 10 part series covering all aspects of getting paid as a business. Read more: Starting A Business, Professional Payment Procedures, Ways For People To Give You Money, Late Payments & Not Getting Paid, Getting Paid Faster & On Time, Profit & Tax, Maintaining A Money Mindset, Getting Paid As A Sole […]

What Is Class 1 National Insurance?

  National Insurance is one of the most confusing tax subjects when you start a business – and even a lot later! National Insurance (NI) is the tax that isn’t called a tax and it comes in many flavours. Even the government gets its knickers in a twist about Class 1 National Insurance. This article […]

Big Changes For How You’re Paid As A Limited Company

There are 2 ways you can pay yourself as a limited company. Salary and dividends. You ask, why bother when as a sole trader you can take money out when you like? One reason is saving money. [Edit: update at the end].   The Right Time To Be A Limited Company Firstly, tax is never […]

Can I Do My Own Tax Return?

Yes! (usually) You’re a one man band, you freelance, you’re a micro business owner. Can you do your own self assessment tax return? Let’s break it down into limited company directors and sole traders (click here if you aren’t sure which you are).   Doing Your Tax Return As A Director Easy to do your […]