Brookson have developed a comprehensive range of FREE guides to help you decide which way of working is right for you and assist you in your self-employment journey.
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Ways of working guides
Choosing Your Working Options
This guide is ideal for anyone considering the various self-employment working options, from running a limited company, working as a sole trader or working through an umbrella company. This guide can help you decide.
Setting up a Limited Company
This guide is ideal for anyone looking to set up a limited company, and who wants to quickly cut through the jargon and understand what they need to know.
Becoming a Sole Trader
This guide is ideal for anyone considering becoming a sole trader. It cuts through the jargon, providing you with the essential details to kick start your self-employed journey.
Working through an Umbrella Company
This guide is ideal for anyone considering working through an umbrella company. It provides a jargon free overview of the Brookson Umbrella service, along with the key benefits.
Budget 2013 Summary
This guide summarises the forthcoming tax changes and provides some hints and tips about how this could impact you as a contractor.
Connect Guide for Limited Companies
See how Connect can help you run your business.
How to avoid unexpected tax bills
This guide outlines reasons why tax bills arise, What to do if you receive one and how to ensure it doesn’t happen again.
RTI running your own accounts
This guide is aimed at contractors completing their own accounts. It covers what you need to do, checks that you should be making with your current software and a summary of changes.
RTI using high street accounts
This guide is aimed at contractors using a high street accountant. It covers what you need to do, questions you should be asking your current accountant and a summary of changes.
Guide to AWR
This guide will explain the background and purpose of Agency Workers Regulations, how it may apply to you and what you may need to do.
Guide to IR35
This guide will explain what IR35 is, outlining the rules and legislation and how it will affect you.
Flat Rate VAT Scheme
This guide will explain flat rate VAT and explain how to work out the correct flat rate for your business.
Child Benefit Income Tax Charges
This guide outlines legislation that was introduced in the 2012 Finance Bill to impose a new income tax liability on a taxpayer (or their partner) with income greater than £50,000 where they are entitled to child benefit in the year.