Take a look at HM Revenue and Customs guidance and support to help people in business get their tax affairs right.

Unlike traditional classroom learning, you can access this modern, simple education at a time convenient to you, either from the comfort of your own home or on the move.  You won’t have the stress of worrying about running late or finding a parking space – you can access all this information at your fingertips from the internet at home, at work or anywhere and you can revisit this learning as many times as you need.  HMRC’s aim is to build your confidence on tax matters by providing easily accessible support in a variety of different formats.  Look below now to find one that suits you.

E-Learning -HMRC have some fantastic e-learning products for people starting in business.  Access the link here to the most popular title working for yourself.  It covers everything you need to know about starting and running a business. You can work through this at your own pace and dip in and out to suit your own needs.  Thousands of businesses have already used these and found they are a great way of learning.  Why not give it a try now?

Webinars last less than an hour and you can either choose between a pre-recorded webinar or a live and interactive webinar where you also get the opportunity to ask questions.  Take a look at the link for all the webinars here and try one for yourself.

Emails – Sign up for HMRC’s free email service. Receive a series of tax related emails at specific times to let you know what you need to do to keep your tax affairs in order.  These emails remind you when you need to submit your tax returns, make payments to HMRC and what records you need to keep.  To sign up, click here

Record Keeping Mobile Apps -There are a range of Smart phone Record Keeping Apps supplied by third parties to help you run your business.  Take a look at what’s available here

Tax Help Fact Sheets – Have a look at HMRC’s Tax Help Fact Sheets.  They cover a range of subjects such as Self-Assessment, Expenses and Allowances for the Self-Employed, Employing someone for the first time, VAT and Limited Companies to name a few.  Take a look here to see what’s available.

YouTube – If you are looking for ‘bite-sized- chunks of information on a range of tax matters, why not access HMRC’s YouTube channel.  There are numerous YouTube clips to help you, some lasting for less than one minute! Take a look here to see what’s available.


Follow HMRC on Twitter @HMRCbusiness for up to date information to help you in business and to ask general queries.

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