In April 2016, the government implemented changes to the way dividends are taxed, in a bid to simplify and update the rules.
As a contractor, you’ll no doubt be aware of IR35 to some extent. If you’re confused about what it is, whether it applies to you or its impact on your business, don’t worry – you’re not alone!
There are many benefits to forming a limited company. Freedom to grow your business, greater financial rewards and control over your work/life balance to name just a few.
Recording and submitting your business expenses can feel like a chore, especially if you tend to let them pile up until the end of the month.
Our online portal includes useful tools help you to keep on top of your business invoicing.
Understanding exactly what you can and can’t claim for can be a tricky business. Our useful guide aims to shed some light on allowable business expenses.
If you don’t already have a pension, or don’t maximise your allowances, you ought to start planning for the future.
Having a complete, up-to-date picture of your accounts is one of the most useful features of FreeAgent. To enable this service, you need to ‘link’ your accounts with FreeAgent by setting up a bank feed. Don’t worry – it’s easy to do, and with our step-by-step guide you’ll be up and running in no time. […]
When it comes to managing your company accounts, FreeAgent should be your first port of call. Think of it as mission control for your business. Here’s an overview of what the online portal gives you: Get an up-to-date picture of your accounts FreeAgent tracks all key figures in real time. The dashboard gives you an […]
For many contractors, starting a limited company can be the most tax-efficient way to work. But what exactly does it mean, what does it involve, and what are the pros and cons? Our guide provides a useful introduction to the basics, to help you decide if going limited is right for you. What does it […]
There are many good reasons for your business to donate to charity. It’s tax-efficient way to support your local community, or a cause close to your heart. It can also provide you with great PR, helping you to build a positive brand image. How should I donate? There are three main ways to make […]