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  • January 3, 2024 by Aditi Mohan

    News: UK Government introduces new 'Side Hustle' tax for online marketplaces like Depop and Vinted.

    From January 1st 2024, the HMRC have introduced several new tax laws. One in particular affects Britons who have ‘side hustles’ selling or renting items or property on online marketplaces such as Depop, Vinted, Airbnb and Etsy.

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    10 reasons why Ireland is a great business location for Company Formation

    This month we are focusing on the offshore market for companies. With world economies being in apparent meltdown, there are still many reasons why individuals and entities from many countries choose a particular jurisdiction to locate their commercial operations. One country that has particularly suffered from the Eurozone crisis, but is still a highly attractive […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    My Limited Company is Dormant. What’s required of me?

    Last Updated: 17/09/2014 There still appears to be some confusion over the filing obligations of a dormant company. So, here’s what’s required of a dormant UK company limited by shares: Companies House Obligations Annual Returns on an annual basis Company Accounts on an annual basis (Dormant Company Accounts) HMRC Obligations A few weeks after the […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    The Registered Office: Mail Forwarding

    If you have our Registered Office Service, or are thinking of purchasing the Registered Office Service, it’s important that you know what mail we will forward onto you. 

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    Registering as a Sole Trader: What you get

    Unlike forming a limited company, when you start up as a sole trader you will not receive a company number or a certificate of incorporation. Instead HMRC will mail you a letter which will include your Unique Tax Reference (UTR). This should be delivered six weeks after submitting the application to become a sole trader. […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Tom Richardson

    What do HMRC need from a new company?

    Emily Coltman FCA, Chief Accountant to FreeAgent – who provide an award-winning online accounting system for small businesses – explains what companies must send to HMRC and when. Registering the company HMRC are automatically notified when a company is formed at Companies House, so about three weeks after registering your new company, you will receive […]

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  • December 4, 2023 by Lauren Felstead

    Your Making Tax Digital Questions Answered

    You may have heard a lot about digital tax recently, as the government’s ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD) initiative ramped up at the start of the new financial year. Eventually, business owners across the UK will be affected by MTD but many are still unsure about what digital tax really means and how it will affect […]

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