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Freelancers’ Questions: Now I’m registered self-employed, when do I self-assess?

Expert solves the tax troubles of a new freelancer hoping to avoid hefty penalties.

Freelancers’ Questions: Would my freelance business be better off VAT-registered?

‘It’s up to you, not your brother-in-law, to decide if VAT’s right for you, but he may be onto something.’

Sorting your taxes and duties as a freelancer who is sole trading

A helping hand with getting your ducks in a row is best to make a splash in business, and keep HMRC at bay.

Freelancers’ Questions: Is my German client right to say I must be VAT-registered?

Tax tips for when your EU client is ‘all worked up’ over you invoicing without VAT.

The key expenses every freelancer wants to claim; but can you?

How sole traders must treat an iPhone with HMRC if it’s also used outside of the business. The guide highlights the key expenses every freelancer wants to claim and if it's possible to actually claim those expenses. 

When you need to file a tax return – if at all

‘You must self-assess if you’re self-employed.’ Helpful? We don’t think so either.

Freelancers' Questions: What if I didn't price up for a client who now won't pay?

Even the experienced make mistakes pricing up, but a tribunal could make this one especially costly.

How to improve your credit rating

Whether you have difficulty proving your income as a freelancer, or you've previously had trouble with debt this useful guide offers some easy steps to boost your credit rating again.

Freelance Mortgages

Freelance UK's advice guide concerning your biggest loan. Advice on the different types of mortgage you can apply for as a freelancer.

Business Banking

Why do I need bank account? What options are available to me as a freelancer? Are the options different if I am self-employed or have started a limited company? Read this article to find out more.