Tax posts

Need to know more about tax? As a business owner, it’s kind of unavoidable. So, we’ve made it as easy as possible to learn what you need to with our tax guides and tips.

13 January 23
4 minute read

Allowable expenses when you’re self-employed

What are allowable expenses? Who can claim them? This guide covers all you need to know – helping you claim everything you’re entitled to.

05 January 23
7 minute read

Key business dates for 2023

Get prepped for the year ahead with our business calendar, including tax and reporting deadlines, marketing days and changes to business rates.

07 December 22
2 minute read

Understanding taxes for your side hustle

Do I need to pay tax for my side hustle? What’s a Self Assessment? A TaxScouts accountant answers some of the most common questions about taxes for side gigs.

01 November 22
3 minute read

6 common mistakes when completing a tax return

Need to file a Self Assessment tax return? Here are some of the most common mistakes people make – and what you can do to set them right.

13 October 22
5 minute read

Are you Making Tax Digital ready?

Learn more about HMRC's initiative to make taxes digital, and find out all you need to know about signing up, meeting upcoming deadlines and finding the right software.

07 September 22
5 minute read

How to complete your Self Assessment tax return

Many people, including business owners and freelancers, need to complete a Self Assessment tax return. Here are our top tips for making the process less taxing.

04 August 22
6 minute read

A guide to National Insurance for the self-employed

Freelancers and the self-employed pay their National Insurance contributions a little differently to people employed by a company. Read our guide to the ins and outs of how National Insurance works for the self-employed.