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SEIS & EIS Schemes

SEIS and EIS schemes: What’s the difference and which one is right for you?

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The UK government has two initiatives called the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) that encourage small business investment. The SEIS and EIS schemes are important to know about for both business owners and investors. In this guide, we’ll examine:

• The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS)
• The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)
• What companies qualify for the SEIS and EIS schemes?
• What are the similarities between the schemes?
• How to choose the right scheme for your startup?
• How to find help with SEIS and EIS schemes?

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Tax Deadlines

Tax Deadlines You Must Not Miss This Year

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New year and new tax deadlines to think about! The start of the year is the perfect time to sort out your tax fling and payments deadlines. In this short guide, we will go through the important deadlines, including:

• Crucial January tax deadlines
• Preparation for the end of the tax year in March
• The end and start of a new tax year in April
• Time for the second payment in July for the self-employed
• Tax deadlines in October to know about
• VAT and Corporation tax deadlines
• How to get help with your small business taxes

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Planning Start-Up in 2020

Planning a Successful Startup in 2020?

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The new year is always an opportunity to start something new. For many, the idea of running a business is a dream they want to fulfil. If you are thinking about starting a business in 2020, this post will help you make the dream a reality. In this short guide, we’ll give you tips on planning a successful startup, including how to:

• Identify your business idea by solving a problem
• Sort out the legal bits
• Draft a business plan
• Find financing for your startup
• Get help when planning a successful startup

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New Governement 6 things

New Government: 6 Things to Look Out For

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The 2019 election is over and the country has a new Conservative government. But what does the new government mean for business? In this post, we’ll examine the promises and their potential implications, including:

• Passing the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement
• Changing R&D Tax Credits
• Increasing National Insurance Threshold and Employment Allowance
• Promising to Avoid Increases in Many Tax Rates
• Cracking Down on Tax Avoidance
• Reviewing Systems to Help Business
• What You Can Do Now

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tax payment problems

Tax Payment Problems: What to Do if You Think Your Business Is Struggling?

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Tax payment problems can happen to any business and the key to getting out of them and any other financial problem is to act on those problems immediately. Today’s post will examine the things you should do if you think your business is struggling. This includes things like:

• Assessing the situation
• Fixing temporary tax payment problems
• Fixing more systematic issues with cash flow
• Taking advantage of ways to reduce your tax payments
• Contacting HMRC and negotiating time to pay
• Preparing for insolvency
• Getting help with tax payments and financial planning

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Inheritance Tax - what you should know

Inheritance Tax – What you must know

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Getting your financial affairs in order before your life ends is an important way to guarantee more peace of mind for your loved ones. One of the main areas of concern will be Inheritance Tax and in today’s post, we’ll go over the key things you should know about it. We will answer questions like:

• How much is Inheritance Tax?
• Who has to pay Inheritance Tax?
• When do you pay Inheritance Tax?
• How to reduce the amount of tax paid?
• Where to get advice on estate and tax planning?

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Tax Tips for Charities

Tax Tips for Charities

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Tax treatment of charities can be somewhat confusing. We’ve compiled a list of some important tax tips for charities to help you navigate the complex system and come out on top. This post will outline tips like:

• How and why you need to register for tax purposes
• When you are required to pay tax on your income
• What type of income is tax free
• How you can reclaim certain tax back
• When to file a tax return
• How to find help with your charity’s taxation

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Decisions selling a business

The Most Important Decisions to Consider When Selling Your Business

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Selling your business can be the culmination of your hard work. The decision to sell can sometimes be difficult to make, and you need to consider numerous things throughout the process to ensure you get the result you deserve. In this post, we’ll go over the essential decisions you need to make when selling your business such as:

• Who do you want to buy your business?
• How much do you want to make selling your business?
• What kind of sale do you want to make?
• Who can help you with the process?

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