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Creative industry sole traders have comparatively generous payment terms. Is it time you closed the gap?
A slightly taxing scenario is fortunately the most unlikely and, even then, an exemption looks due.
Now the taxman’s told you what ‘adversely affected’ means, his gloves will be off to any self-employed who don’t listen.
If you applied for your SEISS grant on Aug 17, your ‘worse-off’ evidence must cover the preceding month.
Like they do in business, sole traders wanting a home loan need to go the extra mile. Here’s how.
Eight inescapable bits of evidence the self-employed must have to get the green-light for their home loan.
There’s lots self-employed people can do to hit the right notes with lenders. But don’t do a Kanye.
Retirement savings expert demystifies the (non-daunting) world of nest eggs for sole traders.
Expert helps a freelancer with Universal Credit and SEISS eligibility fears, who wants to stay sane.
For one creative, going ‘Ltd’ and clocking the miles is a more efficient route than his business buying the car.
The self-employed can’t afford to skimp over what’s currently at the forefront of everyone’s minds. So, here are the payment terms guide for freelancers.
Expert helps a freelancer who didn’t file his tax return, but did rack up £5,000 of creative outfits which he probably can’t expense.
Cash grants for coronavirus-hit sole traders are incoming. Here’s all you need to know -- for now.
SSP is inspiring petitions, lobbying and letters to ministers. But why, what is it and what is there instead?
No self-employed people really like the short, sharp pay probe, so try these three to smooth its edges.
No cure for his ‘big fear,’ but a new freelancer may qualify for a small liability this first time around.
Debt collection expert helps a forgetful freelancer trying for 7-day terms, following fob-offs.
‘Better to be a sole trader, if you want to claim for a subscription and an email account without HMRC issues.’
Beware HMRC’s ‘file any time you wish’ claim, as it only applies to the totally prepared.
Debt recovery expert helps a freelancer suddenly told of quality issues while waiting to get paid.
Expert solves the tax troubles of a new freelancer hoping to avoid hefty penalties.
‘It’s up to you, not your brother-in-law, to decide if VAT’s right for you, but he may be onto something.’
A helping hand with getting your ducks in a row is best to make a splash in business, and keep HMRC at bay.
Tax tips for when your EU client is ‘all worked up’ over you invoicing without VAT.
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.
‘You must self-assess if you’re self-employed.’ Helpful? We don’t think so either.
Even the experienced make mistakes pricing up, but a tribunal could make this one especially costly.
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 UK's advice guide concerning your biggest loan. Advice on the different types of mortgage you can apply for as a freelancer.
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.