Start-Up Saturday – Free help for new businesses from HMRC

Posted: 11th March 2014

The next event will be on Saturday April 12 when we will be running the webinars below. Use the links to register and you will receive a confirmation email.

Self-Employment and HMRC – what you need to know.
10am to 11am Saturday 12 April
This session concentrates on the information sole traders or partnerships need when they start. It covers Registration, National Insurance, Self-Assessment and Record Keeping.

Company Directors – your responsibilities to HMRC
12pm to 1pm Saturday 12 April
This is aimed at those businesses considering setting up as limited companies. It provides the basics on incorporation and registration with Companies House and HMRC. It also looks at when you need to be an employer, and the timetable for Corporation Tax Online.

Business Expenses for the self-employed

2pm to 3pm Saturday 12 April
Every sole trader or partnership wants to know which day-to-day expenses they are able to claim for tax relief. They also need to start keeping records of these as soon as the business starts. This webinar provides an overview of the most common expenses including motoring costs.

Cash Basis & Simplified Expenses
4pm to 5pm Saturday 12 April
From April 2013 HMRC introduced two new Simpler Income Tax schemes for small businesses. These could affect the way you complete your 2013-2014 Tax Return. Find out what cash basis is, how it works and who can use it. The webinar will also cover simplified expenses and the appropriate records required. It is aimed at Sole Traders and Ordinary Partnerships and is not suitable for directors of limited companies.

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