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Startup Surgery: How long does it take to set up a limited company?
posted on June 27, 2017

Michael O’Brien from chartered accountants and financial advisers Kreston Reeves answers a reader’s question about what is involved in setting up a limited company and how long it takes.

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Startup Surgery: Can my co-founder and I ask for a salary with our first Seed investment?
posted on May 18, 2017

Doctor, doctor, what accounting records do I need to keep and how should I do it?
posted on April 19, 2017


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Doctor, doctor, I’ve read about Uber’s employment case and I use contractors for my tech business, should I be worried?
posted on March 7, 2017

Our Startup Surgery’s accountancy ‘doctor’ Michael O’Brien from Kreston Reeves explains when a contractor is no longer classed as self-employed.

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Doctor, doctor, I’ve just registered for VAT, can I reclaim VAT I incurred before I registered?
posted on November 17, 2016

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Doctor, doctor, what is VAT and how does it affect my small business?
posted on September 29, 2016

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Doctor, doctor, what expenses can I claim against tax if I’m working from home?
posted on June 21, 2016

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Doctor, Doctor, how will Osborne’s dividend tax allowance affect small-business owners like me?
posted on May 12, 2016

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Doctor, doctor, I’m a director of a small limited company, can I take dividends rather than paying myself a PAYE salary?
posted on March 9, 2016

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Doctor, Doctor, I’m starting a business from scratch, is it prudent to go straight to being a limited liability company?
posted on February 17, 2016

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Doctor, doctor, what records do I need to keep for HMRC?
posted on January 15, 2016

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Doctor, Doctor, what should I be aware of when employing people?
posted on December 28, 2015

If I sell online across the EU, are there any VAT issues?
posted on October 19, 2015

If you sell B2B, no UK VAT should be due on the sale. The sale will be outside the scope of UK VAT and the customer will have the responsibility to self-account for VAT in its own EU country under what is called the ‘reverse charge’. Ideally you should obtain and quote your customer’s EU…

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What are the tax implications of becoming a limited company?
posted on August 12, 2015

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Can investors based outside the UK benefit from EIS or SEIS tax relief?
posted on July 6, 2015

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Can I get approval for SEIS/EIS?
posted on June 9, 2015

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Make sure your Christmas party isn’t taxable on your employees
posted on December 5, 2014

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How do I create a business development culture in my firm?
posted on August 28, 2014

How can I give my employees share options?
posted on August 7, 2014

Do I need to give my employees a pension?
posted on June 12, 2014

Should I be using the VAT cash accounting scheme?
posted on May 7, 2014