Any decent business owner understands and respects their obligation to pay their fair share of tax. However, do bigger businesses get an easier time of it than their SME counterparts? A new survey from the British Chamber of Commerce suggests that SMEs do feel this way. So what can be done about it?
Like it or not, tax processes are about to go completely digital. My view is that concerns surrounding this transition come from fear of the unknown rather than anything else. SMEs should embrace this digital transition, as it could revolutionise the way they tackle their finances – and for the better. I break down the perks of taking tax digital.
The conversation is building around issues of clothing production and consumption sustainability in the UK. As the buzz grows in Westminster, clothing producers and retailers must understand what these sustainability suggestions mean, as they may soon become policies. Prepare now to limit the impact they could have on your overheads.
Attention all SMEs: Tax, like all other things in life, is going digital. Make sure you and your business remains compliant whilst these changes are being made. Here’s my advice for you.
Getting your tax affairs in order is never more important than in the lead-up to selling your business, says Peter Ball, tax partner at Smith & Williamson.
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Real Business met with Mel Stride, the financial secretary to the Treasury, to glean how he went from business leader to politician.
The interpretation of the mutuality of obligation aspect of the IR35 laws are being hotly contested today as David Chaplin of ContractCalculator accuses HMRC of misleading the Chancellor.
The government has urged soft drinks businesses to meet the 30 April registration deadline for the new Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL).
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