All posts tagged HMRC

Top Tips For Starting Your Own Construction Business

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Starting your own business in the current economic climate is always going to be a risky move. However, it could pay off considerably if you tackle the issue in the right way. Today, we’re going to focus on giving you some top tips for setting yourself up within the construction industry. Of course, we won’t have time to cover all the ins and outs, but you should find the information on this page gives you a head-start. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need official qualifications to make Read more [...]

HMRC extends Tax Amnesty to Cover Property Landlords

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In the latest of its much-publicised campaigns designed to help taxpayers “ regularise “ their affairs, HMRC has launched its new Let Property Campaign targeted at private landlords who are suspected of under-declaring rental income. Some 40,000 individual landlords have recently received a letter from HMRC under this Let Property Campaign and this outlines the opportunity for them to come clean about their tax affairs. These individuals are clearly believed to have not declared part or all Read more [...]

Company formations hit a new high; how to set up your own business

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According to a newspaper report in May 2014 in The FT the number of company formations in the UK has hit a new high. In the 12 months to March 2014, there were 526,874 incorporations. This is the highest amount of new company formations since Companies House began recording the number in 1997.   The growth is spread across the UK, with Scotland totting up the most incorporations in a year with 27,602 in the period above.   This may suggest that confidence in the economy is returning Read more [...]