Legally, your business is going to have to deal with HMRC. It is known for handling taxes, but it also has a lot of really business advice on the gov.uk website, including videos, webinars and newsletters. This makes it really easy to find out exactly what information you need to give them, as well as handy ways for you to get money back from Government.
So, whether you are setting up, changing the structure of your business, trying to make sure you pay only as much tax as you need to, or taking on staff, HMRC help by creating online resources so that you can do it all legally.
HMRC business advice
HMRC help new or existing businesses by providing a range of information relating to employing people, recording the information you will need to complete your tax returns, claim allowances, VAT and payments.
What they offer:
- fundamental tax advice, e.g. tax returns, allowances and tax codes
- help and support with self-assessment and record keeping
- information about national insurance contributions
- advice on self-assessment and how you can pay any tax liability
- fact-sheets about working for yourself
- helpline and online presentations
- advice on taking on staff
- advice on if you need to register for VAT.
For interactive help and advice from across government in one place specifically designed for small businesses go to the setting up a business pages.
Tax help information
- working for yourself
- expenses and allowances for the self-employed
- register your self-employment
- register for tax
You can also contact us for tailored support and free mentorship.
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29th November 2022FREE
With multiple dates in York and Harrogate, these fully funded workshops will help businesses involved in the tourism sector to plan for 2023, with Martin Evans of The Tourism Business. Benefit from dedicated group coaching with this fully funded tourism business booster for hospitality businesses in York & Harrogate.
29th November 20222:00 pm - 4:00 pmFREE
In this session, Ian Walker of Ian Walker & Co. Chartered Accountants will consider why having a tight grasp on your numbers and trading performance is important. Not only historic results but also on projection and budgets. He will detail how to compile such figures and how to interpret them, and also touch upon how good financials (numbers) leads to better decision making.
30th November 2022FREE
The Growth Hub is proud to be amongst the organisers of this year's expanded York Business Festival, with a week of events as part of a wider programme of activity throughout November. Read on to learn what will be available through the Growth Hub and other organisations.
We have recently hosted a programme of in-person seminars and other events, some of which were professionally recorded and can now be viewed on our website.
This workshop will provide guidance on cost based pricing, calculating your costs before deciding an appropriate margin, as well as covering market based pricing asking questions such as: What value do you add? What are you worth? How do you position yourself?
Getting into the right habits early on in your business journey will make life easier as the business grows and you find yourself under more time pressure. This workshop with business coach Gareth Allen will pose some useful questions to ask yourself, and give you some ideas to get the basics right.