Think smart and smell the taxes
As we’re approaching the end of 2014 I thought it would be a good idea to touch upon that old favourite of ours taxes which play a big part in all of our lives. In particular, the small business owner who has them coming out of their ears.
As a business owner you need to understand every aspect of your business and taxes are no exception. It is important you know which taxes apply to you and why - I always say if you plan ahead and know what you’re dealing with it makes everything a lot clearer. Keep it simple and start with a list of taxes that are applicable to you and when they need to be paid and how much you are expected to pay – a bit like a shopping list. It is also a good idea to set aside some funds so that your cash flow stays healthy and isn’t dented – you do have other outgoings to consider.
So simple really is best and you’ll understand your taxes so much better.
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