This week, the HMRC sent out a bulletin announcing that they are beginning to provide digital support for our self-employed members in October. This will include a selection of webinars, online learning and videos on Youtube showing you how to get your tax correct online.  

The list of resources which will be available to you in October are:

Online webinars – choose a time that works for you.

Self-employment Live

This webinar will be aimed at sole-traders and self-employed partnerships. It will contain short presentations on topics affecting small businesses, such as business expenses and the self-assessment tax return.

Click here to book onto this webinar.

Self-employment and your online tax return

This webinar will outline how to complete your online self-assessment tax return, from signing into the system and filling in the self-employment section – to viewing your calculation and budgeting for your payments. This webinar will cover all main questions.

Click here to book onto this webinar.

Capital allowances

Find out how to claim tax relief when buying or improving things, for example – vehicles or equipment that you may need for your business.

Click here to book onto this webinar.

Car expenses and the self-employed

Find out what a ‘business journey’ means; how can you claim for motoring expenses using the actual costs or the flat rate method; find out how you can claim capital allowances and how to deal with lease charges.

Click here to book onto this webinar.

None of those webinar times work for you? Here are some resources available anytime.

HMRC are providing an online learning ‘Tax Guide’, alongside a Youtube video on ‘expenses if you’re self-employed’.

For any more information from the HMRC on self-employment, visit their website or follow them on Twitter.