Business advice from HMRC

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 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.

Further Information

 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

You can also contact us for tailored support and free mentorship.



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