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What are you worth?

You’re about to start a new business but have no idea how much to pay yourself. The idea that you can choose a sum might seem appealing, but how do you calculate a realistic figure? More...


HMRC’s attack on company owners

New tax rules will block some of the tax advantages usually given to owner managers when they sell or wind up their company. How might these affect you? More...


Tax advantages - interest v dividends

No one method is guaranteed to be the most tax-efficient way to extract profit from your company. Dividends usually get the nod, but if you have money invested in your company, taking interest instead might be the way to go. Why? More...


Dividends - year-end tax planning

2013 was a pretty good year for your company and the directors intend to approve a dividend in the next couple of weeks. However, it would suit you for it to be taxed in 2014/15 rather than the current year. How can that be achieved? More...


Dividends - maximising your cash-flow advantage

Dividends are an efficient way of drawing income from your company and can defer when tax is payable. But HMRC has a couple of tricks to get its hands on the money sooner. What legitimate steps can you take to get around these? More...


New year means new dividend strategy

In the last Autumn Statement the Chancellor confirmed that from April tax-free allowances will rise, but the point at which higher rate tax kicks in will be lower. What changes to your salary and dividends are needed to stay tax and NI efficient? More...


Potential tax break on company-owned property

If the reports are to be believed, property prices are now lower than five years ago and still falling. So might shifting property out of your company into your own name be a smart tax move? More...


Dividends - the cost of not reading the small print

Now that the Budget has confirmed the hike in NI it makes even more sense to pay greater dividends and less salary. But there’s a right way and a wrong way to do this. Make an error and you’ll be easy prey for the Taxman. More...


Pay dividends before April 6

From April 6 the Taxman will make it much more difficult to save tax by paying dividends to your spouse. What can you do about it? More...


The latest on a spouse’s dividends

Did your spouse receive a dividend from your company during the tax year 2006/7? If so, do you need to refer to it on your tax return? More...
Last updated: 25.05.2020

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