Mortgage requests and HMRC

Mortgage requests and HMRC
If you're applying for a mortgage on a house, the lender will require confirmation of your income so that they have proof that you actually do earn the amount you claimed on the forms you completed for your mortgage application.
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Self employment and HMRC: What you need to know

Self employment and HMRC: What you need to know
If you are a sole trader or a partner in a business partnership, then HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) classes you as self-employed. You can find out whether you are classed as self-employed or not by using HMRC's Employment Status Indicator.
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Sole traders, have you thought about becoming incorporated?

Sole traders, have you thought about becoming incorporated?
If you are a sole trader running a small business, you may have considered the possibility of becoming incorporated. A Limited Company exists as a completely separate legal entity to its owners or directors. In the UK, incorporating a business can be done electronically and is a fairly easy process.

Here are some of the benefits of becoming incorporated:
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New dividend tax rules explained

New dividend tax rules explained
In this year’s Summer Budget, Chancellor George Osbourne announced significant changes to dividend tax. Let us explain what these changes are and how they might affect you.
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Be prepared for the self assessment tax return deadline

Be prepared for the self assessment tax return deadline
With the deadline for submitting paper tax returns passing on 31st October, business owners and anyone else who needs to submit a self assessment tax return should be planning ahead for the final online submissions deadline of midnight on 31st January, 2016.

Last year, HMRC revealed that 1,773 people submitted their online tax returns on Christmas day! We don’t want you to be in that position, so this blog will help you get prepared for the deadline well in advance, so that you can enjoy your Christmas.
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