Who needs to submit a self assessment tax return?

Who needs to submit a self assessment tax return?
The deadline for submitting your self assessment tax returns online is January 31st 2016, so it's time to start preparing your accounts to make sure that you have everything in order in plenty of time for the deadline.

Submitting your tax return can be a complicated process. The first step is knowing whether you need to submit one or not. Most people have their income taxed before they receive it, and therefore do not need to submit a separate tax return.
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Top tips for selling your business

Top tips for selling your business
If you are planning on selling your current business then there are a number of things you need to consider in order to stay compliant as well as making the most of the sale. Here are a few tips from Marshall Smalley accountants for when you need to value and sell your business.
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3 reasons why you need a business plan

3 reasons why you need a business plan
If you are starting up your own business then this question may have crossed your mind; why do I need a business plan? Sure, it seems like the right thing to do, but it'll take a lot of time and effort, do I really need to?

Our answer is yes. There are many reasons why a business plan is needed when starting your own business; here are a few:
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Changes to IR35 tax legislation

Changes to IR35 tax legislation
IR35 is a tax legislation introduced in the year 2000 that applies to those who are completing work for a client but are not employed by them; rather, they are paid through an intermediary. In these cases, the intermediary must pay the relevant tax and National Insurance Contribution payments, and ensure that compliance is met.
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The end of the annual tax return

The end of the annual tax return
This news may have been celebrated by many of you; in this year's Annual Budget, Chancellor George Osbourne announced that the annual tax return would be replaced by a more modern and simpler digital system.
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