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Small Business Tax Forum launched by HMRC

Small Business Tax Forum launched by HMRC

31 August 2017

A new online tax forum and dedicated webchat service for small businesses and the self-employed has been launched by HMRC.

The Small Business Online Forum is a quick and easy way for small businesses to get answers to their tax questions, as well as help with:

  • starting a business
  • support for growing a business – including taking on employees and expanding
  • buying and selling abroad
  • completing tax returns
  • tax credits

The forum does not deal with questions about taxpayers’ individual circumstances, so if you need specific advice you can use HMRC’s new dedicated webchat service which is linked to the forum, and offers direct support to businesses and the self-employed.

HMRC has set up the new service to support growing new businesses, and will continue to update the forum with useful hints and tips, including how to complete tax returns, grow a business and trade outside the UK. You can also sign up to receive HMRC’s business help and education emails here.

The forum has nearly 1,500 users already and you can join them by clicking here to view the Small Business Forum and create an account. Remember that the IGA is also here to help on 0845 305 4230.