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  1. Five top tips for doing your own books

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    Article by Elaine Clark With so many women over 50 setting up their own businesses, Elaine shares her top tips for doing your own books. Maintaining your own financial records – AKA doing your books – can seem daunting when you’re new to it. However, it’s an essential part of running your business and ignoring the accounts will lead to big problems later. Start From Day One As soon as you set up your business, start recording your all costs and sales you make. In fact, you may incur costs before you start up. These can still be deducted from your profits, which will reduce your tax liability. Start recording everything from day one, keep up to date and...
  2. Should I set up my new business as a sole trader or limited company?

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    Article by Elaine Clark With many women over 50 setting up new businesses, there can often be a lot of confusion in respect to what sort of company to set up. Should you be a sole trader or set up a limited company? To help understand some of the differences, Elaine has put together some comparisons highlighting the implications of choosing one over the other. A simple comparison to see if as a business owner you would be better off with a limited company business structure or if it would be better to trade as a sole trader / self employed business owner. Why are you a sole trader? Starting a business is a tough process. Maybe you decided to be a sole trader as there was less formality and paper...
  3. Setting up a business in your 50s. What to ask your accountant at your initial meeting

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    Article by Elaine Clark If setting up a business in your 50s or becoming self employed for the first time, appointing an accountant can be daunting. Elaine Clark, our newest expert on the Fabafterfifty panel,  has drawn up a useful list of questions to offer some structure to help you decide who is the right accountant for you. A question often asked by a new business owner is: “I have arranged an initial consultation with an accountant – what should I ask?” These days this consultation can take place face-to-face or virtually, via phone, Skype or other electronic means. Whatever the method, there are a few essentials that should not be neglected when you have your meeting. Fact Finding It is best to start off with some very simple fact...
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