Simplifying tax for freelancers and SMEs

You could be forgiven for thinking the government is only interested in Brexit and leadership contests at the moment. But there are other things going on behind the scenes.

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Posted on 17 July 2019

Why our Finance for Freelancers workshop is different

In the run-up to this month’s Finance for Freelancers workshop in London (book here!), I saw an interesting comment on Facebook under BECTU’s ad for the course. The suggestion was that other organisations run free courses on tax, etc., so why bother with ours.

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Posted on 08 July 2019

Video demo: Monthly budget planner for freelancers

Ever wanted to know how much you have to work? It always amazes me how few people ask themselves this question, but it’s important to set yourself a target. This gives you something to aim for, and should also stop you overworking.

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Posted on 28 June 2019

Making Tax Digital – FreeAgent interview

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a hot topic on our courses at the moment. Under current plans, from April 2021 every business, including sole traders, will have to use special software to report turnover and business expenses every quarter. So that means as they go along, as opposed to all at once at the end

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Posted on 24 June 2019

Pensions Dashboard? Not much dash. Lots of bored.

I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about pensions. Not from ancient people like me, but from young freelancers starting out on their career. This never used to happen. Savings were never on the mind of people in their 20s, fresh out of college and excited about finding work.

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Posted on 05 April 2019

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