Tax for the self-employed
- Which taxes you are likely to have to pay
- Self-employment allowances and expenses
- Tax returns for the self-employed
- How payments on account work
What's in this guide
If you're self-employed, you pay income tax on the profits you make. Find out what you need to do to calculate your income tax.
Which? helps you find out what National Insurance contributions you have to make if you are self-employed, as well other taxes you may need to pay.
The self-employed submit a self-assessment tax return and normally make Payments on Account
Which? guides you through capital allowances for self-employed people, showing you how investing in your business can reduce your tax bill.
If you're self-employed there are certain business expenses you can deduct from your tax bill. We explain the expenses you can and can't claim.
Top tips and advice on how you should approach your tax returns if you're self-employed.
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