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If you’re new to self-employment, the prospect of filling in a self-assessment tax return can seem daunting. The good news is there are lots of supporting documents out there to guide you through the process, and if in doubt, you can always contact HMRC. Here’s how to complete your tax return on time to avoid any late filing fees.
8 Nov 2022
On 23 September the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, Kwasi Kwartang, delivered a mini budget in which he announced a series of fiscal measures for the UK. He stated that the 1.25% rise in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) – which came into effect in April – would be reversed on 6 November 2022. The current chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, confirmed in his 17 October statement that the policy to reverse the 1.25% rise in NICs would still go ahead. The dividends tax increase which was also implemented in April will stay in place. So what does the NICs reversal mean for your business?
3 Nov 2022
The property development finance market can feel overwhelming, but knowing some fundamentals can help you to navigate it. At Funding Options, we’re here to help guide you through the funding process – from application to funds released. Here’s what you need to know about property development finance.
24 Oct 2022
Whether you’re looking to increase turnover, purchase new equipment, expand into a new location, or take advantage of upcoming growth opportunities, business finance can provide you with the funding boost you need to reach your goals. Here are 5 types of business finance that can be used to fund expansion.
24 Oct 2022
Whether you’re new to property development or are an expert this guide is designed to help you understand some of the different property-orientated finance options out there today.
20 Oct 2022
If you have cash tied up in your accounts receivables, invoice finance can allow you to unlock up to 90% of it, providing you with access to the cash you need to trade and grow with confidence. Read on to find out more about this flexible form of business finance.
20 Oct 2022
If you’re submitting your tax return through the post as opposed to doing it online, the deadline is midnight on 31 October 2022. Should you miss this deadline, you’ll pay a late filing penalty of £100 if your tax return is up to 3 months late – and more thereafter.
16 Oct 2022
If you trade internationally, you’ll know how important it is for your goods to move to and from the UK smoothly. But with new export rules in place, it’s easier said than done. In fact, some small business owners say they’ve faced 70-page long customs declarations. To help our customers, we’ve put together some information about exporting to the EU in 2022. This isn’t a definitive guide: for specific information, speak to a specialist.
13 Oct 2022
Running a successful construction business is no mean feat. Having to pay upfront for materials before you complete the job (and get paid by the client) can prove problematic from a cash flow perspective. Unless you have the ready cash, you might not be able to take on the contract. But construction finance could help.
13 Oct 2022
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