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For questions regarding Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, the tax entity in the UK.

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UK self-employed, not VAT payee, EU client wants EU VAT number

I am a UK-based self-employed consultant, not registed for VAT An EU-based client wants EU VAT number otherwise they won't pay If I register for the number, is it just a paperwork hassle, or do I have ...
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Justify earnings without invoices for tax return?

This might be a very stupid question regarding tax return and self employment, so prepare for it :) I'm using Gumroad to sell some software products online. Gumroad is the one sending the invoice to ...
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How much money to set aside for tax (UK)

I have recently started working part-time with a local design agency. As I am only there 3 days per week, I am paying very little tax from my wages due to me being only slightly above the threshold ...
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If using Gumroad, is there still a need to become self employed in the EU?

I'm about to start selling software online and I'm planning to use gumroad for it. (it deals with the card and paypal payment, invoices and deliver of the files) I was reading the gumroad article ...
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Where can I find an SA302 form online?

I have logged into my Self Assessment Portal for HMRC but can't seem to find where to print off an SA302 from. I have already spent 45 min on the phone to HMRC and they are sending me them out in the ...
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UK freelancer living in Thailand working for UK based clients…tax?

I am a newly established UK freelance graphic designer living in Thailand for 6 months. I have several UK based clients who I am doing work for whilst here in Thailand. When it comes to declaring my ...
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Pay - How To Claim Expenses

I have been told by a client that they will pay me £500.00 for a week's work, "which includes £50.00 to cover my travel costs / expenses" (their words). When it comes to "that time of year" and I am ...
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Taking advantage of retail discounts if contracting at an educational institution

I am currently contracting at an educational establishment and wondering about the legal implications of taking advantage of the educational discounts offered by some of the larger retailers such as ...
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Claiming use of home as office allowance if the work is unpaid

Can I claim the use of home as office allowance if the work that I perform there is (currently) unpaid? I am currently working on a web project that I'm developing in my office at home. I'm spending a ...
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How close do end client work locations need to be to fall foul of the 24 month travel and subsistence rule?

I already understand the nature of the 24 month rule in regards to a single contract that lasts for more than 2 years. To recap: From the point at which you know that your contract will be longer ...