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Finances can be a tricky subject when you’re self-employed. When you work for yourself, there’s more to think about than just cashing your paycheck at the end of the month. You’re in charge of your payroll, your accounts and your tax return, so it’s vital that you’re clued up.

As part of the ongoing advice and support available, we are able to offer financial advice for all aspects of your lifestyle. We believe that you should be supported throughout the entirety of your career, not just at the beginning.

There’s plenty of free information available to assist you with everything from your payment options to your taxes. So whatever you need support with when it comes to your company’s finances, we’re here to help.

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Guide to Making Tax Digital

The government’s ambitious plan to digitalise the tax system has raised many questions for contractors and freelancers. If you’re looking for information regarding Making Tax Digital, we’re here to help.…

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Financial advice for Contractors

Whether you are a client or not you can benefit from the advice below. Choosing a reliable and truly independent financial advisor needn’t be difficult. If you’ve just become a…

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Getting Paid – The Options

Following the April 2007 Budget announcements there are only two real options for Project Management contractors: 1. Operate through your own Limited company. It is very important to stress that these…

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Getting Paid

If you are considering becoming an engineering contractor then this page will talk you through the two options available to you. You can also follow the links below to the…

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Current Tax Rates

Unsure of what the current tax rates and allowances are? At SJD Accountancy we stay on the pulse of any changes which may affect your finances. The main rates of…

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Pension Auto Enrolment for Contractors

We can’t deny it anymore, we are living in an ageing population and the government has become concerned that the UK’s workforce is not putting enough away for their later…

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Everything You Need to Know for Year-End

As the UK’s largest contractor accountant, we’re focused on providing you with the best support possible whenever you need it. As the end of the 2018/19 tax year is almost…

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How to Survive a PAYE & NIC Inspection

However confident you are that your records are complete and well maintained, a PAYE / NIC inspection might still catch you unawares. Here are some pointers to help you.

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Guide to National Insurance Planning

In the 100 years since its introduction, National Insurance has evolved from the nature of insurance to that of tax. As a result of this part-evolved state, it has many…

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Contractor Mortgage Calculator Assessor

The questions on most new (or even experienced) contractors and freelancer’s minds when it comes to mortgages are: What size mortgage can I get as an independent professional? How much…