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Tax Advice

Help and support for businesses from HMRC

Starting and running a business is challenging and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recognises that its customers sometimes need help to understand their tax affairs. There is a wide range of help and support on offer to help you handle your responsibilities to HMRC easily and effectively

Attend an online presentation – try HMRC webinars

Webinars are free online presentations that enable you to attend a seminar without leaving your desk. There are a variety of live and pre-recorded webinars on subjects such as business expenses for the self-employed, operating PAYE in real time, statutory sick pay, VAT awareness and many more.

Choose from live webinars on set dates and times that include a question and answer session at the end or pre-recorded webinars available right now or at any time that’s convenient for you.

You only need to provide your name and an email address, so why not try one now?

HM Revenue & Customs: Online seminars for businesses and the self-employed

Learn at your own pace with HMRC e-learning

Designed to help you learn at your own pace and whenever is practical for you, HMRC e-learning product includes all aspects of setting up and running a business.

These include E-learning packages for self- employed customers, employers and traders registered for VAT. Starting your own business and Business expenses for the Self-employed  cover all aspects of starting and growing a business. Becoming an employer deals with taking on and paying employees. VAT – Getting started for traders who are working out if they need to register for VAT. VAT – How VAT works for essential information once you’re registered. Thousands of businesses have already used these and found they’re a great way of learning.

Watch HMRC tax information videos on YouTube

‘Bite-sized’ tax information videos on HMRC’s YouTube pages. If you need quick help or are just interested in finding out more about a subject like statutory payments then this may be the option for you.

Go to the HMRC pages on YouTube

Record Keeping

Record keeping for mobile devices enable customers to access apps to help make life a little easier for busy people on the go. A ready reckoner is also available to help customers budget for their first tax bill and our tax help fact sheets are a good source of straightforward guidance that customers can download from our website.

Business Support Tax App allows access to all the above via your tablet or mobile device, available from     Apple i-store or  Google play