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All the Things You Need to Know About Registering Your Own Solo Business with the HMRC

In the United Kingdom, the most common way of starting a business is registering as a sole trader. Simply put, sole trader businesses are very small businesses with low turnover, low risk, and with a single owner. If you are also just starting to work for yourself, you’re classed as a sole trader. This means …

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Landmark HMRC Case Sees Contributions into Pensions of Non-Cash Assets Not Attracting Tax Relief

The Upper Tribunal ruled in favour of the HM Revenue & Customs that members of a Self-Invested Personal Pension would not be able to claim tax relief on non-cash contributions towards their pensions. The ruling comes after the Upper Tribunal confirmed that the phrase “contributions paid” in s.188, Part 4 Chapter 4 of FA 2004 only applies …

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When Your Facebook Ad Spend is a Complete Waste of Money

WHEN YOUR FACEBOOK AD SPEND IS A COMPLETE WASTE OF MONEY

If you are currently getting on discovery calls and have less than a 50% close rate (i.e. less than 50% become buyers) then your issue, and lack of clients, is not due to a lack of leads. Your problem is one thing. Your message is not attracting your ideal client who is ready to commit to working …

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