HM Revenue & Customs

Take a look at HM Revenue & Customs guidance and support to help people in business get their tax affairs right.  Unlike traditional classroom learning, you can access their online education at a time convenient to you, either from the comfort of your own home or on the move.  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.

Webinars

HMRC run a wide variety of webinars (online presentations) which will help you get things right from the start.  Webinars last less than an hour and you can either choose between a pre recorded webinar available at any time 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:  www.hmrc.gov.uk/webinars/index.htm 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 make payments to HMRC and what records you need to keep.  To sign up, click here.    https://public-online.hmrc.gov.uk/business-emails

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 http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/softwaredevelopers/mobile-apps/record-keeping.htm

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

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/thelibrary/tax-help.htm

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 http://www.youtube.com/user/HMRCgovuk